Practice Manager - Immediate start - 15-month contract
Location: Central London
Salary:£35,000 - £45,000 per annum
A fantastic opportunity for a Practice Manager is available for a 15month contract with a competitive salary of £35,000-£45,000 to join a leading set of commercial barristers' chambers.
The Practice Manager will work with a team of clerks, in conjunction with the Joint Acting Directors of Clerking, and members of the other clerking teams and share responsibility for a defined group of barristers.
? Marketing and development of the practices of barristers to maintain a good supply of work.
? Attend Practice Development meetings with members of chambers
? Diary and practice management including allocation and distribution of new work, booking hearings and conference, fixing cases with courts, and advising professional clients of counsel availability.
? Negotiating fees on behalf of the barristers and keeping appropriate records on the current system
? Supervision of junior staff
? Maintaining excellent client relationships with professional clients
? Assisting with the collection of fees
? Be able to demonstrate a positive attitude in challenging circumstances.
? Demonstrate excellent time management and a keen eye for detail.
? Be able discreetly to handle confidential information.
Required Skills and experiences:
? Ideally have 5 years plus of clerking experience or similar experience working in a high-pressured work environment
? Should have gained at least 2 A Levels or equivalent qualifications
? Be a team player who is also able to work unsupervised and under pressure
? Have excellent people skills and the ability to build both strong internal and external relationships
? Have excellent communication skills - both written and oral
? Show experience in negotiation and persuasion
? Evidence problem-solving ability
Salary & Benefits:
? Start date - immediate.
? Competitive salary de