PRACTICE DIRECTOR - Leading Civil and Commercial Legal Chambers

Closing Date:

Sunday 23rd June 2024

Salary:

£105k - £120k depending on experience

Type:

Permanent

Send CV To:

asia.gibbs@outertemple.com

Apply online:

https://www.outertemple.com/join-our-team/professional-support-vacancies/

About this Job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a proactive and ambitious Practice Director to join the Business Team at Outer Temple Chambers.
The appointee will lead the development, implementation, and review of their practice area with the objectives of raising its market profile and ensuring that fee income target set a departmental, workgroup and individual level are achieved through clerking, practice management and marketing.

About this Employer

Outer Temple Chambers is an established leading set of chambers providing bespoke legal services for solicitors, in-house counsel, professional clients and private individuals. Our success is built on sound legal advice and effective problem solving, focused wholly on the individual needs of our clients.

Fostered by an open and diverse culture that makes us easy to work with, we have barristers spanning all levels of expertise. Many are highly respected leaders in their respective fields.

Person Specification

  • Strong leader with experience of managing others
  • Builds and manages client relationships and exceeds client expectations
  • Demonstrates a clear understanding of current market environment
  • Evaluates situations, identifies existing challenges and future opportunities for growth, sets goals and delivers outcomes
  • Discreet, trustworthy, flexible and adaptable. Self motivated
  • Builds personal networks, recognises the value of other team members and collaborates with colleagues across Chambers

Key Responsibilities

  • Day-to-day management of all barristers’ practices
  • Develop and deliver an effective sales strategy
  • Develop, communicate and implement clear pricing strategy/ fee structures
  • Develop the skills of direct reports and conduct performance reviews
  • Provide a first-class, courteous, friendly and professional client care service
  • Work with the leadership team to develop Chambers’ strategy and business plans
  • Liaise with other Practice Directors in the Business Team and the Health Team
  • To ensure that a method of fair distribution of work for pupils and juniors