Deputy Practice Manager – Civil Liberties and Housing Team - Leading Multi-disciplinary Barristers’ Chambers

Closing Date:

Saturday 9th December 2023

Salary:

£35k-£38k plus benefits, ( 2 days p/w remote working after probation)

Type:

Permanent

Send CV To:

recruitment@grllegal.com

Apply online:

https://grllegal.com/job/deputy-practice-manager-civil-liberties-and-housing-team-leading-multi-disciplinary-barristers-chambers/

About this Job

Chambers is seeking an enthusiastic and conscientious person to assist and support their Civil Liberties and Housing Practice Team. The successful candidate will have clerking experience in a Barristers’ Chambers, ideally in dealing with cases in Civil Practice areas.

About this Employer

Our client is one of the largest and most successful barristers’ chambers in the UK.

Person Specification

  • At least 3-5 years’ experience of clerking experience (at least part of which will have been in family law), including diary management, fee negotiation, confidently liaising with solicitors and court staff.
  • Good systems knowledge, especially Case management systems
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills
  • Upkeep of diary, ensuring barristers are aware of commitments and undertaking future booking troubleshooting.

Key Responsibilities

  • Promoting the team and individual team members with professional clients and other organisations.
  • Understanding and recognising the capabilities of the team and its individual members in depth.
  • Negotiating fees and finalising funding for cases including those cases funded privately, by legal aid, CFAs and costs budgeting
  • Handling existing client portfolio and maintaining excellent communication and loyalty.
  • Working in collaboration on campaigns and events with marketing staff and clerking team.