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Guernica 37 Chambers is Recruiting

Following expansion over the last twelve months chambers is looking to recruit a clerk to assist the Senior Clerk in its London office.

Assistant Clerk

Salary: £33,000

Guernica 37 Chambers

Deadline: 26th February 2024 6pm

Guernica 37 Chambers is a boutique set specialising in International Criminal Law, Criminal Law, and Extradition.

We provide highly technical legal services assisting individuals, civil society groups, international organisations, businesses and government institutions to further transitional justice, defend human rights and enforce international criminal law.

Current instructions include high-profile cases and investigations before domestic courts in England and Wales and abroad, specialised tribunals (Kosovo Specialist Chambers in The Hague), regional human rights courts and institutions (such as the European Court of Human Rights) and international courts, such as the International Criminal Court and the International Court of Justice in The Hague.

Guernica 37 has offices in London, Madrid, The Hague and San Francisco.

Following expansion over the last twelve months chambers is looking to recruit a clerk to assist the Senior Clerk.

The successful applicant should have 12-18 months’ experience in a set of chambers. Previous experience in a set of criminal chambers would be beneficial but not essential. The applicant should also be proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel and previous experience of using the Lex system would be helpful.

The position involves assisting the senior clerk with:

i)               Data input and Diary management

ii)              Case management, administration, agreeing and billing Counsel’s fees

iii)             Providing a bespoke service to members of chambers and clients

iv)             Business development

Normal hours of work are 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday. Additional hours may be required from time to time due to the international aspect of chambers’ work.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to the Senior Clerk, Mark Cornell, by emial to:

The closing date for applications is 6pm on Monday 26th February 2024.

All applications will be dealt with in strict confidence.

Guernica 37 is an equal opportunities employer.


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