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Assistant Practice Manager - Chambers Experience Essential

Legal & Compliance
Permanent
£28000 - £35000 per annum
LHAssistantPM-Chambers
06-01-2022 11:49 AM
All London
Assistant Practice Manager – Chambers Experience Essential
£28,000 - £35,000 DOE
Central London

An opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Practice Manager to join a talented clerking team within a leading Commercial Barrister’s Chambers in Central London.

You will have 2-3 years’ Clerking experience and a strong education background, Law is preferable.

Duties:

  • Promoting members of Chambers and selling their services to clients and potential clients.
  • Developing professional relationships with clients or potential clients of Chambers to help increase or maintain the level of instructions received from them.
  • Recording instructions on MLC (Meridian Law Connected) and creating new cases and solicitors.
  • Communicating with instructing solicitors and clients by telephone, email or in person, in a professional and timely manner in relation to all aspects of work for counsel.
  • Diary management, e.g. fixing hearings, conferences and advising solicitors of counsels’ availability.
  • Liaising with the High Court, County Court centres, and arbitrator clerks where appropriate.
  • Agreeing and collecting fees for hearings.
  • Attendance at Chambers’ and clients’ functions as necessary.
  • Ensuring that arrangements are made with respect to communication with members of Chambers, such as the forwarding of post, when they are likely to be away from Chambers for a significant period of time.
  • Liaising with other departments to ensure smooth running of Chambers.
  • Assistance in other areas of Chambers’ work as directed.

 
Skills/Experience:

  • 2-3 years’ experience within Chambers’ as a clerk
  • Educated to A Level or equivalent, ideally with a Law qualification
  • Strong team player with the ability to work unsupervised and under pressure
  • Excellent communication and people skills to build relationships
  • Proven problem solving ability
  • Be able to demonstrate a positive attitude in challenging circumstances
  • Demonstrate excellent time management and a keen eye for detail
  • Be able discreetly to handle confidential information

 
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