SENIOR PRACTICE MANAGER - Leading Civil and Commercial Legal Chambers

Closing Date:

Sunday 23rd June 2024

Salary:

£80k - 85k 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, ambitious Senior Practice Manager to join the Business Team at Outer Temple Chambers.
The appointee will work with and support colleagues to continue to develop a highly professional clerking service. They will play an active role in the business development and marketing of Chambers and assist with the growth of members’ practices, the success of Chambers and its business whilst ensuring a first-rate service is provided to members and clients.

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

  • Relevant experience gained in a successful chambers
  • Professionalism and commercial acumen
  • Strong communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills including a high standard of written and spoken English
  • Highly committed to business development and marketing.
  • Driven, focused and keen to succeed
  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues across chambers and with outside organisations
  • Willingness to develop skills, including negotiation
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop effective business strategies with minimal support/oversight from the Practice Director
  • Lead and influence workgroup meetings resulting in clear action plans
  • Ensure effective development of professional relationships with clients
  • Have a developed knowledge of the external legal market, trends and developments, effectively used to identify and develop new market opportunities
  • Observe confidentiality and comply with Chambers’ procedures, relevant regulations and sections of the Code of Conduct of the Bar of England and Wales
  • Provide highly professional practice management

Professional Qualifications

Knowledge of IT packages, including LEX, Microsoft 365