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Crown Court Clerk

  • Location:

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Admin & Secretarial

  • Job type:


  • Contact:

    Leeds CL

  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

  • Job ref:

    JW HO1760_1638469735

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    4 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Job Description

We are currently recruiting for 1 full time crown court clerk to join the team at the Leeds Crown Court with our client, The Ministry of Justice based in Leeds City Centre. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an organisation that offers training and a great working environment

If you have strong customer service skills and have confidence in dealing with various stakeholders then this may be the role for you

Law Graduates will also be considered for this role

  • Location:Leeds City Centre
  • Hours:Monday - Friday (37 hours) 9-5 but can be flexible
  • Pay:Between 10.21 per hour but rises to £13.01 after 12 weeks
  • Assignment length: Temporary until March 2022 but will most likely be extended beyond this

Role Overview:.

The key purpose of the role is to manage the courtrooms to ensure that cases are dealt with promptly in liaison with the judiciary, legal professionals and staff.


  • Ensure that a comprehensive log is kept of representation order and that a judges report is available at all sentence hearings
  • Accurately prepare case summaries for resident judge
  • Ensure that applications for representation orders are checked and approved upon authorisation of the judge
  • Undertake any allocated tasks as part of the role I.e. PA role to Judiciary when required; arranging marshalling and swearing in of Justices
  • Ensure efficient through put of listed work in the allocated court room on a daily basis; giving appropriate support to judiciary and keeping the list office and other agencies fully appraised of developments

What we are looking for:

  • Someone with the ability to work within a team
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Competent user of Microsoft packages
  • Excellent customer service
  • Ability to work with people on all levels
  • Team leading experience desirable but not essential

If this sounds of interest to you then please apply or email me your cv directly


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