Practice Manager - Leading Chancery / Commercial Barristers’ Chambers

Closing Date:

Saturday 7th October 2023


£40k plus generous bonus and benefits



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About this Job

Following a period of sustained growth, Chambers now seeks to appoint a highly suitable, dynamic individual to the position of Practice Manager, a role that will offer significant support to its first-class, highly personable, practice management team.

About this Employer

Our client, Serle Court, is a leading Barristers’ Chambers with 69 barristers, including 27 King’s Counsel. Chambers has an outstanding reputation in each of its specialist practice areas across the whole remit of Commercial and Chancery Law for both domestic and international clients. It receives consistent tier 1 rankings in the leading legal directories for its advisory and advocacy expertise.

Person Specification

  • Ideally ILM qualification or equivalent
  • 3-5 years’ minimum experience, (ideally in a similarly successful commercial/chancery environment)
  • Good understanding of the principles, processes and practices of business development
  • Strong communication skills, written and oral
  • Good numeracy and IT literacy
  • Excellent organisational, project management skills, and attention to detail
  • Ability to delegate effectively whilst retaining responsibility for progress
  • Demonstrates leadership

Key Responsibilities

  • Efficient diary management and case fixing for the members allocated to your team
  • Fee estimating, negotiations and agreement
  • Assist with mentoring and developing more junior team members
  • Respond promptly, fully, accurately and politely to all forms internal and external communications
  • Actively participate in practice review meetings
  • Contribute to the attainment of any goals or targets that Chambers may adopt
  • Be centrally involved with fair allocation of work initiatives
  • Active involvement in BDM initiatives including client facing social, and professional functions and events