Practice Manager - Wilberforce Chambers

Closing Date:

Friday 12th July 2024


Extremely competitive salary range (DoE) plus paid travel, bonus and generous benefits



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About this Job

Chambers is now seeking to recruit a Practice Manager to one of its four teams. The role involves directly supporting the Senior Practice Manager in the ongoing management and development of practices of the members, as well as supervising and assisting in the development of the more junior practice managers in the team.

About this Employer

Our client, Wilberforce Chambers, is one of the leading commercial, chancery and business law Barristers’ Chambers in the UK, comprising 83 specialist barristers, including 35 KCs. Members of Chambers are involved in some of the most intellectually challenging and legally significant matters undertaken by the Bar today. They offer a full range of advocacy, advisory, drafting, arbitration and mediation services to a wide variety of clients, both in the UK and internationally.

Person Specification

  • Knowledge and experience of court procedures
  • Ability to prioritise; multitask; and meet deadlines
  • Excellent organisational, project management skills, and attention to detail
  • Team ethic
  • Initiative, flexible and responsible attitude
  • Ability to identify potential problems and recommend solutions
  • Personal development and contribution to the overall business objectives of chambers
  • Strong communication skills, written and oral
  • Strong mentoring capability
  • Ability to work effective

Key Responsibilities

  • Significant practice development and management for all members of your designated team
  • Professional diary management for a designated team of members
  • Deputising for the Senior Practice Manager in their absence
  • Working with the other Senior Practice Managers/Practice Managers to ensure the continued effectiveness of the practice management function as a whole
  • Significant fee management, including estimating, negotiation, agreement
  • Client relationship management, including managing existing clients and active development of new business opportunities (UK and International)