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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.

Current vacancies

We currently have three vacancies.

Assistant Practice Manager – Full-time permanent position

Starting salary of c.£30,000 per annum depending on experience

Applications are sought for the position of Assistant Practice Manager and they will join one of the three practice teams.

The Assistant Practice Manager:
• Assists the Senior Practice Manager and Practice Manager with delegated authority for the practices of individual barrister members.
• Reports directly to the Senior Practice Manager.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate, including through appropriate and relevant experience, that they can meet the requirements of the job description. They will ideally have some experience of practice management within barristers’ chambers and/or have worked in professional client services, and be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of how this support is provided to practising barristers, based on relevant practical experience. The successful candidate will be well-organised and committed to high quality service delivery. They will have strong negotiating, organisational, marketing, business development and interpersonal skills.

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 11am on 11th November 2019.

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


Facilities and Admin Assistant – Full-time permanent position

Starting salary of £25,000-£27,000 per annum depending on experience.

Applications are sought for the position of Facilities and Admin Assistant. This is a diverse and varied role, working with all the teams at Matrix. The post holder’s primary duties will be to provide assistance in ensuring that all the facilities and support services at Matrix are running effectively and efficiently. This includes daily set up of our rooms and ensuring supplies are always stocked. A willingness to learn aspects of technical support will also be crucial. Hours will be 8am-5pm.

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 11am on 11th November 2019.

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


Emergency Office Cover Panel

We are currently looking to expand our pool of Emergency Cover Office Panel. Those on the Emergency Cover Office Panel will be required to cover a varied number of roles in Matrix depending on staff absences and limited resources.

The nature of this role means that there are no fixed hours or number of days to work per year. Members of the panel would be contacted when there is a business need, such as temporary increased work load or staff shortages. Because the work is sporadic, members of the panel will be contacted, often at short notice, to see if they are available to come into the office. The Emergency Office Cover Assistants will be effectively “on call”.

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.

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


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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