Senior Practice Manager (Family Team) - Leading Multi-disciplinary Barristers’ Chambers (London)

Closing Date:

Wednesday 20th September 2023


£60k plus benefits, including 2 days per week remote working



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About this Job

Chambers is now seeking an experienced Senior Practice Manager to lead their family team. The successful candidate will have significant clerking experience in a Barristers’ Chambers, ideally dealing with family law.

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

  • Ideally 8-10 years of clerking, experience, including diary management, fees negotiation
  • Experience of building and developing business opportunities in new areas of practice

Key Responsibilities

  • Diary and fee management for a designated team of Barristers
  • Promoting the team and individual team members with professional clients and other organisations
  • Negotiating fees and finalising funding for cases including those cases funded privately, by legal aid, CFAs and costs budgeting.
  • Undertaking regular Practice Development Meetings with all members of the team
  • Handling existing client portfolio and maintaining excellent communication and loyalty
  • Attending events to network with contacts and develop business