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Legal Assistant – Job Advert

Job Description

A Legal Assistant is required to support the practice of Gerard McDermott QC, a leading silk specialising in catastrophic personal injury, employment and general common law.

The role will encompass every aspect of case work with Gerard McDermott. This includes (but is not limited to) preparing case summaries, first drafts of legal documents, attending conferences and taking attendance notes. This role would ideally suit a candidate hoping to pursue a career as a barrister, particularly with a view to practising in one or more of the chambers’ specialist areas of practice.


The applicant should hold the following qualifications and experience:

  • A law degree or equivalent (minimum 2:1 LLB or Commendation for the GDL); and
  • Have passed the BPTC.

Legal work experience is preferred but not a pre-requisite for the application.

Personal Qualities

We seek dynamic, motivated and independently minded individuals who work effectively in a busy environment. The ideal candidate will demonstrate initiative and the ability to adapt to a new challenge. The applicant must be willing to work flexibly if required.

Please see further details on the job advert below. All applications must be received by Wednesday 4th November 2020 at 5.00pm.  Any applications received after this deadline will not be considered.