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Practice Manager - Barrister's Chambers

Legal & Compliance
£60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits: excellent benefits
07-07-2022 05:31 PM
All London
Practice Manager – Barrister’s Chambers
£60,000 - £65,000
Central London

A fantastic opportunity to join a leading Barrister’s Chambers in London, as a Practice Manager

You MUST have proven experience as a Practice Manager OR at least 5 years of clerking experience within Chambers and be used to a high-pressured working environment. The successful candidate must demonstrate excellent communication and people skills, with an excellent eye for detail and impeccable time management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop sound knowledge of Chambers’ areas of practice and the practices of all individual members and keep up to date with developments and market trends. Share this knowledge with other members of the clerking and business development team.
  • Ensure that the clerks’ room is considered to be the best at the Bar, offering a proactive, dynamic and efficient service to all members of Chambers (and specifically barristers within the team’s area of responsibility), solicitors and other professional clients at all times.
  • Work collaboratively with the other practice teams, ensuring that information and developments are consistently communicated.
  • Line management, supervision and professional development of allocated clerking team, as well as supervision and mentoring of all other Assistant Practice Managers.
  • Conduct practice development meetings with members of Chambers to establish a progressive and effective long-term approach to practice development and career targets (e.g. taking Silk). Including the preparation of the necessary material, chairing the meetings and proactively dealing with follow up.
  • Contribute to the decision-making process in relation to the growth of Chambers through pupillage/lateral hires.
  • Review pricing strategies and fee proposals in conjunction with other senior colleagues.
  • Business development


  • Minimum of 5 years clerking experience OR proven experience as a Practice Manager in Chambers

  • Be a team player who is also able to work unsupervised and under pressure.
  • Have excellent people skills and the ability to build both strong internal and external   relationships.
  • Have excellent communication skills - both written and oral.
  • Show experience in negotiation and persuasion.
  • Evidence 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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