We are recruiting: Practice Manager
Growing, dynamic, specialist Family Law Solicitors Practice seeks additional team members.
Ian Walker founded the practice from scratch in 2013 with just a computer. We are now team which includes 4 Solicitors and a Legal Executive plus support. Ian is the longstanding chair of the Devon region of the family solicitors organisation Resolution and is a past member of the Law Society Family Law Committee. Ian is also an accredited mediator and a child law Arbitrator (private judge).
We have an experienced and respected team. We have grown through recommendation and good business planning.
We enjoy the work we do. It is important to us that we do our work in the right way; also that we all get on with each other and that we are a genuine team. No office politics please. We have a commitment to Legal Aid and fair charging.
We are already one of the larger family law teams and we have more growth planned in 2018.
Our clients are from around Devon and Somerset. We have a permanent presence in Exeter (the Senate) and Taunton (Exchange House) but our main base is in Honiton; so that we don’t have to drive through commuter traffic every day.
Flexible working is encouraged. Our practice software is all cloud based.
Part time applicants also considered.
The Role -Practice Manager
You will be responsible for:
- Running the office
- Ensuring file management standards are met
- Overseeing Client care / client experience
- Organising promotional events
- Team welfare
You will work with Ian who has undertaken a lot of these tasks in order to allow him to undertake more fee earning.
We are also recruiting an administration assistant who will be primarily responsible for; reception, preparation of bundles and archiving; but you will also be expected to assist with these duties as needed.
Most importantly we are looking for someone who will fit into the team, who is hardworking and self-motivated with a good sense of humour.
The successful candidate will have/be most of the following:
- Previous experience in a similar role
- Alternative relevant experience; e.g. as a solicitor or legal cashier or accountant
- Experience of legal aid
- Outstanding IT skills
- Educated to graduate level
- Professional knowledge of family justice system
- Tidy and organised
- Team player
Apply with letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org