Vacancy for a dynamic new Head of Finance and Operations - 1 Hare Court, Temple, London EC4Y 7BE

Closing Date:

Monday 13th May 2024


£80,000 gross pa plus benefits as follows: 5 weeks paid holiday in addition to official public holidays A target-related annual bonus of up to 10% of annual salary (entitled to (pro rata) after a six-month qualifying period). Entry to Chambers pension scheme whereby Chambers pay 10% of annual salary into a pension of your choice. 1 week’s extra wages at Christmas



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About this Job

Chambers is looking to appoint a new Head of Finance and Operations to collaborate closely with the Senior Clerk to provide full business and administrative support to all members and staff. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
Finance; Cashflow; Marketing; Library; Pupillage; Facilities; I.T.; Compliance and general Administration duties.
(Full and more detailed job description available on request).

About this Employer

1 Hare Court is a nationally renowned barristers' chambers located in the Temple, London with 46 barristers, comprising 14 silks and 32 juniors. Chambers specialises in providing expert advice and representation in Family Law. Chambers has a strong reputation for excellence, boasting the highest concentration of specialist matrimonial finance King’s Counsel in the country.

Person Specification

This is a varied and vibrant role. The candidate will mainly be working alongside the Senior clerk but will also work closely with the clerking team and with barristers on various aspects of the role as set out above. Strong interpersonal skills, a great work ethic, and the ability to work as part of a team are vital.

Key Responsibilities

Chambers’ Accounts using Quick Books (or alternative); Preparing budget for approval; Organising annual seminar and evening party for over 600 solicitors; Ensuring facilities are safe and compliant; Ordering yearly publications FCP, @aGlance, @eglance etc; Assisting with mini pupil and pupillage applications; Compliance with GDPR, Cyber Security and Bar Council regulations and updates; Consulting with contracted I.T. Support; Health and safety officer, ensuring compliance.

Professional Qualifications

We are looking for an energetic and commercial candidate to fulfil the above role by reference to previous professional experience and where relevant, professional qualifications.