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

Closing Date:

Wednesday 6th December 2023

Salary:

£40k-£45k plus benefits, including 2 days per week remote working

Type:

Permanent

Send CV To:

recruitment@grllegal.com

Apply online:

https://grllegal.com/job/deputy-practice-manager-family-team-leading-multi-disciplinary-barristers-chambers/

About this Job

Chambers is 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.

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, 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
  • Negotiating fees and finalising funding for cases including those cases funded privately, by legal aid, CFAs and those requiring costs budgeting
  • Handling existing client portfolio and maintaining excellent communication and loyalty
  • Assisting the Senior Practice Manager to source and act on leads