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Vacancies

Matrix strives to be an equal opportunities employer and is committed to diversity amongst its staff, members and trainees. We therefore encourage and welcome applications from women, people of minority ethnic origin, people with disabilities and those who are LGBT+, as well as candidates from other groups which are underrepresented in the legal sector. We are happy to make reasonable adjustments to enable disabled candidates to demonstrate their suitability for the job.

Please read our information on our Equality & Diversity activities to see what we do to promote equality.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

Matrix offers guaranteed interviews to applicants who are disabled within the meaning of the Equality Act 2010, provided they meet the minimum requirements of the position for which they have applied. If you are a disabled applicant and wish to take advantage of this scheme it may be necessary to inform the individuals who assess applications for this post that you are disabled. If you wish to take advantage of the guaranteed interview scheme and are happy for your disabled status to be disclosed to the assessors, please state this in your covering letter.  If you are a disabled person and you prefer not to disclose this fact to the individuals who assess the applications forms then you do not have to tick the box, however this may mean that you cannot be guaranteed an interview even if you meet the minimum requirements for the position.

Should you wish to discuss reasonable adjustments or anything else relating to a disability in connection with this recruitment exercise, in confidence and with someone unconnected to the recruitment process, please contact Matrix’s Equality & Diversity Officer: Sarah Hannett on 020 7404 3447.

Current vacancies

We currently have three vacancies.

Financial crime trial specialists

Matrix’s crime team is looking to recruit three outstanding criminal practitioners, with significant financial crime trial experience, at silk and junior level (2015+ call)

The Matrix crime team has an exceptional reputation in financial crime, criminal fraud, POCA and financial regulatory investigations. In order to strengthen the team, and service the instructions we receive, the team is looking to expand substantially and applications are encouraged from exceptional candidates with strong and sustainable criminal fraud trial practices. Applications will also be considered from those whose practices combine general and financial crime, providing they can demonstrate excellence and sustainability.

This is an exciting opportunity to join Matrix. Individual and group applications are welcome but each applicant must be of exceptional ability.

Matrix’s core values are at the heart of everything we do and successful candidates will need to demonstrate support of these. Please see our core values here.

Applicants are asked to send their CV to Lindsay Clarke at recruitment@matrixlaw.co.uk along with a covering letter outlining their aspirations for future practice, their reasons for applying to Matrix and a demonstration of their commitment to Matrix’s Core Values.

Potential applicants who wish to discuss their application in confidence may contact the co-ordinators of Matrix’s crime team, Mark Summers (marksummers@matrixlaw.co.uk) or Jamas Hodivala (jamashodivala@matrixlaw.co.uk), or else the Chief Executive, Rachel Holmes (rachelholmes@matrixlaw.co.uk). All discussions and applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 5.00pm on Friday 21 August 2020.

Interviews will take place remotely on Wednesday 2 September 2020.

If you would like to receive the job description in an alternative format please email Lindsay Clarke on recruitment@matrixlaw.co.uk or call 020 7404 3447.


Billing Co-ordinator

Permanent part-time or full-time position

Salary of £28k – £30k pro rata (depending on experience)

Closing date: 10th August 2020, 10am

Matrix is seeking to recruit an experienced and confident Billing Co-Ordinator. The successful candidate will ideally have experience of billing legal fees in a range of areas of law in a fast-paced environment. Organisational and time management skills are essential, as well as an ability to cope well under pressure. The appointed person will be highly numerate and have excellent attention to detail. There will be training opportunities for the right candidate if not already familiar with the processes in a barrister organisation. The Billing Co-Ordinator will work closely with the rest of the Fees and Finance team as well as other staff teams, members, and clients.

Interested? What now?
Please send a CV, cover letter and the completed Equality & Diversity monitoring form to Lindsay Clarke at recruitment@matrixlaw.co.uk.

The closing date for applications is 10am on 10th August 2020.

Please note that CVs/cover letters will be anonymised prior to the shortlisting process.

If you have any questions about the role or about the application process, please contact Lindsay at recruitment@matrixlaw.co.uk or on 0207 404 3447.


Credit Controller

Permanent part-time or full-time position

Salary of £22k – £24k pro rata (depending on experience)

Closing date: 10th August 2020, 10am

Matrix is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and confident Credit Controller. The successful candidate will ideally be a proactive fees professional with experience of credit control in any industry. However, the role may also suit a highly numerate graduate who would like to begin their career in a fees and finance environment. Organisational and time management skills are essential, as well as an ability to cope well under pressure. The appointed person will have excellent numeracy skills and attention to detail. There will be training opportunities for the right candidate if not already familiar with the processes in a barrister organisation. The Credit Controller will work closely with the rest of the Fees and Finance team as well as other staff teams, members, and clients.

Interested? What now?
Please send a CV, cover letter and the completed Equality & Diversity monitoring form to Lindsay Clarke at recruitment@matrixlaw.co.uk or via hard copy to Matrix, Griffin Building, Gray’s Inn, London WC1R 5LN. The closing date for applications is 10am on 10th August 2020.

Please note that CVs/cover letters will be anonymised prior to the shortlisting process.

If you have any questions about the role or about the application process, please contact Lindsay at recruitment@matrixlaw.co.uk or on 0207 404 3447.


Equal Opportunities Statement
Matrix strives to be an equal opportunities employer and is committed to diversity amongst its staff and members, including supporting flexible working. We therefore encourage and welcome applications from women, people of minority ethnic origin, people with disabilities and LGBT+ candidates, as well as candidates from other groups which are underrepresented in the legal sector. We will make reasonable adjustments to enable disabled candidates to demonstrate their suitability for the position.


Information for disabled candidates

Matrix offers guaranteed interviews to applicants who are disabled within the meaning of the Equality Act 2010, provided they meet the minimum requirements of the position for which they have applied. If you are a disabled applicant and wish to take advantage of this scheme it may be necessary to inform the individuals who assess applications for this post that you are disabled. If you wish to take advantage of the guaranteed interview scheme and are happy for your disabled status to be disclosed to the assessors, please mention this in your cover letter. If you are a disabled person and you prefer not to disclose this fact to the individuals who assess applications then you do not have to mention it on your cover letter, however this may mean that you cannot be guaranteed an interview even if you meet the minimum requirements for the position.

Should you wish to discuss reasonable adjustments or anything else relating to a disability in connection with this recruitment exercise, in confidence and with someone unconnected to the recruitment process, please contact Matrix’s Disability Officer: Mathew Purchase on 020 7404 3447.

 

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