We are inviting applications to join one of Manchester’s leading chambers as a Deputy Practice Manager. The successful candidate will be joining a specialist clerking team looking after the interests of our established Business and Property, and Employment Teams. Both teams are ranked in Chambers UK Bar 2021.
The appointed person will be responsible for diary management and fee negotiation. In addition, they will work in conjunction with the Practice Manager and Senior Clerk in the promotion of the two teams and will deputise for the Practice Manager when needed. They will be a confident decision maker, possess good judgment and be able to effectively perform their role without supervision.
The successful candidate must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be able to demonstrate effective problem-solving and strong organisational capabilities. As well as encouraging and developing relationships with our clients, the candidate must have experience in mentoring junior team members and motivating them to ensure high standards are consistently met.
Experience within a clerking or legal environment will be a distinct advantage but we will also consider candidates with the relevant skills who have a commitment to learn new tasks.
Training will be provided.
Salary: Negotiable dependent upon experience
Hours: 8:45am – 6.00pm (1hr lunch)
Holidays: 25 days holiday
Benefits: Contributory pension scheme, private health care
If you would like to apply, then please send your CV with covering letter to Julia Lanza, 9 St John Street Manchester M3 4DN or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Julia is also available to discuss the role in confidence, if you wish. The closing date for applications is 24 September 2021.
9 St John Street Chambers is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.