Barrister Job Description

[Insert company name here] is an established and successful law firm specializing in [insert key areas of focus here]

We’re looking for a Barrister to provide advocacy and legal advice to solicitors and other clients.


Roles & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing expert legal advice to solicitors and lay clients
  • Researching and preparing cases and writing legal documents
  • Liaising with other legal professionals such as solicitors
  • Representing clients and putting forward a case in their defense in court
  • Cross-examining witnesses, studying the evidence, and drawing conclusions
  • Negotiating settlements between the client and other parties
  • Master and manage legal briefs (cases)
  • Prepare cases for court, including holding client conferences and preparing legal arguments
  • Advise clients on matters of law and evidence and the strength of their case


About you

  • Excellent academic ability and an aptitude for applying legal theory to practice in court
  • Strong presentation and advocacy skills
  • The ability to present a point of view convincingly
  • Ability to absorb, understand and analyze large amounts of information
  • Quick-wittedness, self-awareness, and excellent persuasion skills
  • Strong interest in how the law works and a willingness to stay abreast of current affairs in the profession
  • Self-motivation and dedication to the legal process
  • The ability to handle pressure, long hours, and strict deadlines


What you’ll get in return

The firm offers a generous benefits package along with compensation based on experience level and client orientation.

  • Competitive compensation based on experience
  • Medical insurance plan
  • Dental insurance plan
  • Vision insurance plan
  • Contribution to life insurance plan
  • 401k profit sharing
  • Parking reimbursement
  • Social, charity, and wellness events


To apply for the role or have a confidential discussion, contact us on [insert recruiter email address] or [insert recruiter phone number]