Deputy Practice Manager – Family Team - Leading Multi-disciplinary Barristers’ Chambers

Closing Date:

Wednesday 25th October 2023


£40k plus benefits, including 2 days per week remote working



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About this Job

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

About this Employer

Our client is one of the largest and most successful barristers’ chambers in the UK. Following rapid expansion in recent years, they now have 190 barristers supported by a busy operations team. They are recognised as leaders in criminal defence, civil liberties, housing, immigration, family and public law. Their passion for human rights and social justice has shaped the development of law in these areas over the last 40 years. This is reflected in their ground-breaking cases.

Person Specification

  • At least 5 years’ experience of clerking experience (at least part of which will have been in family law), including diary management, fees negotiation, confidently liaising with solicitors and court staff.
  • Good systems knowledge, especially Case management systems
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills

Key Responsibilities

  • Case administration including arranging and booking in cases, conferences and meetings, and accurately recording fair allocation of work
  • Primary management of Family law team diary and email inbox, ensuring barristers are aware of commitments and undertaking future booking troubleshooting
  • Handling existing client portfolio and maintaining excellent communication and loyalty
  • Assisting the Family Practice Manager to source and act on leads in developing new relationships