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Operations Manager – Barristers Chambers

An award-winning set of Barristers Chambers in London are seeking to hire a Chambers Operations Manager.  This is a Permanent, Full-Time position, offering a very competitive remuneration package (D.O.E), inc. bonus + benefits.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the day-to-day management & operations of Barristers’ Chambers.
  • Provide a professional and efficient practice management function ensuring delivery of a first-class service to members of chambers, internal & external stake-holders.
  • Oversee management of the Receptionist, Facilities, Mail Room, Catering, I.T., Library, Finance.
  • Work closely with the Senior Clerk & Head of Chambers.  
  • Perform all HR related matters including appraisals, learning & development, performance reviews, recruitment, maintain & update all employment / HR policies / handbooks.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge on HR / Employment Law matters. 
  • Manage and monitor budgets / invoices / payments are processed accurately and efficiently. 
  • Prepare & produce monthly / quarterly budget reports & oversee budget expenditures.
  • Manage all insurance related matters for Chambers and it’s members. 
  • Work with the I.T Committee and support with projects and polices.

About you:

  • Educated to Degree level, or equivalent (desirable).
  • 5 – 10 years minimum experience in operational management gained from private practice Law Firms / Barristers Chambers.
  • Extremely well organised & able to meet multiple deadlines.
  • Excellent communicator – written & verbal skills.
  • Proven track record of managing multi-disciplined teams.
  • Pro-active, able to use own initiative and act as an efficient problem-solver.
  • High attention to detail. 
  • Budget / expenditure management.
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work flexibly in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Highly personable, well-presented & client facing.

Your Reward:

  • Very competitive remuneration package.
  • Generous holiday entitlement + benefits.
  • Supportive, down-to-earth team-working environment.
  • Great social culture.

CANDIDATES MUST HAVE FULL RIGHTS TO WORK IN THE UK UNRESTRICTED.

If you meet all of the above criteria, APPLY NOW!

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Tax Accountant

An award-winning international law firm based in Central London is seeking a Tax Accountant to join their team on a permanent basis. This is a full-time position paying up to £50,000 per annum (D.O.E) + generous benefits.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Meeting new partners and going through new partner checklist covering capital, tax reserves, drawings and setting up agency at HMRC.
  • Completing annual tax provision spreadsheet and journals.
  • Preparing partners’ tax returns.
  • Tax planning for partners including relief available for pension contributions.
  • Preparing half-yearly tax reserve statements for partners and release of tax reserve balances.
  • Calculating partner net of tax drawings allowances on joining, promotion, flexible benefits window, maternity and keeping in touch days; posting journals therefrom.
  • Calculating capital requirements in accordance with HMRC, liaising with partners, calculate and post interest on capital.
  • Liaising with Payroll regarding changes to Directors’ fees.
  • Preparation of partner statements.
  • Preparing monthly actual and budgeted partner charges and journals.
  • Maintaining the partner list and ensuring CCH Personal Tax is up to date.
  • Dealing with HMRC enquiries into partners’ tax affairs. 

About You: 

  • ATT qualified or qualified by experience.
  • At least 4/5 years’ experience in personal tax.
  • Previous experience working in-house in the legal sector.
  • Advanced excel skills.
  • Previous experience using CCH Personal Tax Software.
  • Elite practice management systems.
  • Ability to prioritise work effectively and meet deadlines.
  • Good communication skills both oral and written.
  • A positive and proactive attitude.
  • An ability to operate autonomously.
  • Strong attention to detail with a methodical and logical approach.
  • Able to process large volumes of data quickly and accurately.
  • High levels of confidentiality, discretion and diplomacy.

Your Reward:

  • Competitive remuneration package.
  • Generous holiday entitlement.
  • Season free ticket loan.
  • Private medical insurance.

Candidates MUST be eligible to work in the UK without restrictions.

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Pupillage Coordinator – Barristers Chambers.

An award-winning set of Barristers Chambers in London are seeking to hire a Pupillage Coordinator.  This is a Permanent, Part-Time (25 hours per week) position, paying £32,000 pro rata + benefits.

Your Responsibilities:

Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the pupillage process. 

Manage the pupillage / mini-pupillage applications process and be the primary contact for all enquiries. 

Manage and monitor pupillage budgets / invoicing / payment are processed accurately and efficiently. 

Provide administrative support and assistance to the Pupillage Committee.

Update the pupillage pages of the website and the intranet.

Manage & maintain the administration of the pupillage /mini-pupillage I.T. systems and update documentation and user guidelines.

Assist in the organisation of and attend in-house / external pupillage events and law fairs / open days.

Maintain accurate files and records, including data and statistics for the purposes of Equality and Diversity.

About you:

  • Educated to Degree level (or equivalent).
  • 1- 2 years minimum experience working in a legal environment, ideally gained from a Barristers Chambers.
  • Excellent communicator – written & verbal skills.
  • High attention to detail. 
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office.
  • Ability to work flexibly in a fast-paced team environment to meet deadlines.
  • Highly organised & pro-active.
  • Well-presented & client facing.

Your Reward:

  • Great remuneration package.
  • Generous holiday entitlement + benefits.
  • Supportive, down-to-earth team environment & culture.

CANDIDATES MUST HAVE FULL RIGHTS TO WORK IN THE UK UNRESTRICTED.

If you meet all of the above criteria, APPLY NOW!

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Online Marketing Manager

A leading national Law Firm is seeking an Online Marketing Manager to join their team. This is a Permanent, Part-Time, opportunity (3 days a week). Remuneration package: £40,000 pro-rata plus benefits. Immediate Start Available.

Online Marketing Manager Responsibilities:

  • Own online marketing presence for the Clinical Negligence Team.
  • Source external content for commentary.
  • Source internal content for case write-ups and thought pieces.
  • Work closely with the Business Development team to ensure consistency with marketing approach and branding.
  • Explore relevant advertising opportunities.
  • Create adverts, with assistance from the wider Business Development Team.
  • Run Pay Per Click advertising campaigns through social media.

About You:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Copywriter.
  • Social Media management and PPC advertising experience.
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate with senior stakeholders.
  • Experience working in a legal or professional services environment.
  • Technical skills – good knowledge of Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Strong understanding/ experience of business development and marketing programmes. 
  • Good time management and project management skills with the ability to prioritise workload.
  • Confident with excellent interpersonal and networking skills.
  • Track record of developing business development and managing programmes and processes.

Your Reward:

  • Remuneration package: £40,000 pro-rata, plus benefits.
  • Potential to grow and expand in this role to other practice areas once a successful online footprint has been established.

Candidates MUST be eligible to work in the UK without restrictions.

If you meet all of the above criteria, APPLY NOW

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Management Accountant (Legal)

A leading national law firm, based in Central London, is seeking a Management Accountant. This is a permanent, full-time position paying up to £60,000 per annum (D.O.E) + Generous benefits.

Your responsibilities:

  • Support senior management with the supervision of junior staff.
  • Preparation off management information with commentary and analysis including P&L, balance sheets, reports and KPIs.
  • Preparation of the annual budgets, forecasts and plans.
  • Prepare and monitor the cash flow forecast.
  • Preparation of the quarterly VAT returns and dealing with VAT issues.
  • Processing monthly payroll into the accounting records.
  • Partnering with the IT and HR department regarding systems and payroll reports.
  • Ensuring all reconciliations of balance sheet accounts are carried out accurately.
  • carrying out in-depth analysis of and opinions on business performance.

About You:

  • ACA/ ACCA/ CIMA qualified accountant.
  • At least 2 years’ experience as a Management Accountant in a law firm.
  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent) ideally in Accountancy or Business Management.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Strong to advanced Microsoft Excel skill set.
  • Analytical approach to ad-hoc problem solving and reconciliations.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Relevant experience, preferably within a legal environment
  • Extensive knowledge of P&L preparation, Budgets, Forecasts & Variance Analysis.
  • Track record of achieving results and exceeding expectations.
  • Practical knowledge of financial controls and processes.
  • Committed to business success.

Your Reward:

  • Great remuneration package.
  • Generous holiday entitlement + generate benefits.
  • Supportive, down-to-earth team environment & social team culture.

Candidates MUST be eligible to work in the UK without restrictions.

If you meet all of the above criteria, APPLY NOW!

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Junior Fees Clerk

An award-winning set of Barristers’ Chambers in London are seeking to hire a Junior Fees Clerk.  This is a Full-Time, Permanent, paying a competitive salary + benefits.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility as Fees Clerk – manage daily credit control, purchase ledger and debt collection.
  • Ensure targets and deadlines are met.
  • Observe VAT rules & procedures.
  • Produce Financial Reports

About you:

  • Educated to Degree level (or equivalent).
  • 1-2 years minimum experience as Fees Clerk, fee collection and aged debt management within a Legal firm / Chambers.
  • Excellent numeracy skills with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Excellent working knowledge of LEX, Bar Stat & SAGE.
  • Advanced user of Outlook & Excel.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to work in fast-paced team to meet deadlines.
  • Well-presented & client facing.
  • Flexible and pro-active.

Your Reward:

  • Great remuneration package.
  • Generous holiday entitlement + benefits.
  • Supportive, down-to-earth team environment & culture.

CANDIDATES MUST HAVE FULL RIGHTS TO WORK IN THE UK UNRESTRICTED.

If you meet all of the above criteria, APPLY NOW!

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Property Paralegal

A real estate firm in London are seeking a Property Paralegal.  This is a Permanent, Full-Time position, paying a competitive salary + generous benefits.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal support and advice to colleagues and clients throughout the transaction process from commencement to completion. 
  • Conduct property searches, review findings and take additional steps to aide completion.
  • Conduct legal research as required and provide legal updates on relevant changes in Land Law. 
  • Go above and beyond clients’ expectations to ensure smooth and stress-free transactions. 
  • Use initiative to develop and encourage improved services to clients and also contribute towards improved internal processes. 

About you:

  • Be educated to degree level or equivalent with a focus on property law. 
  • Minimum of 1 -2 years working as Paralegal in a property department. 
  • Well-presented & client facing.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Good working knowledge of Land Law and legal updates affecting the industry. 
  • Excellent attention to detail & must be well organised – able to multi-task.
  • Proficient user of Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint & CRM systems.
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment in a calm and efficient manner, meeting deadlines as required.
  • Approachable, down-to-earth demeanour 

Your Reward:

  • Great remuneration package.
  • Generous holiday entitlement + AMAZING benefits.
  • Supportive, down-to-earth team environment & team culture.

Candidates MUST be eligible to work in the UK without restrictions.

If you meet all of the above criteria, APPLY NOW!

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Personal Assistant

A leading FinTech company based in London are seeking an experienced PA to support two of its Directors.  This is a Permanent, Full-Time position, paying a salary of between £30,000 – £40,000 per annum (D.O.E) + generous benefits.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Extensive diary / inbox management – prioritize meetings and schedules accordingly.
  • Organise internal & external meetings & manage client communications, conference calls, room set up, documents, refreshments, etc.
  • Booking appointments and meeting rooms / venue
  • Extensive travel itinerary arrangements both nationally and internationally, inc. Visas and transportation.
  • Organise conferences / events / dinners Processing expenses.
  • Deal with telephone and correspondence enquiries.

About you:

  • 2 -3 years minimum experience working in a PA position. 
  • Well-presented & client facing.
  • Good sense of humour with a flexible pro-active, can-do approach.
  • Great attention to detail.
  • Experience of dealing with High Net Worth Individuals.
  • Excellent academics.
  • Advanced user of Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint & CRM systems.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to work in fast-paced team to meet deadlines. 

Your Reward:

  • Great remuneration package.
  • Generous holiday entitlement + benefits.
  • Supportive, down-to-earth team environment & culture. 

Candidates MUST be eligible to work in the UK without restrictions.

If you meet all of the above criteria, APPLY NOW!

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Senior Fees Clerk

An award-winning set of Barristers’ Chambers, are seeking a Senior Fees Clerk with some experience of handling international credit control.  You will manage a team of two fees clerks.  This is a Full-Time, Permanent, paying a salary of up to £60,000 per annum + benefits.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Supervision of two fees clerks and credit control clerk.
  • Responsibility for fee-note production and debt collection.
  • Ensure targets and deadlines are met.
  • Identify and recommend best practice and financial controls in relation to fee production, credit control and VAT.
  • To review and update financial systems and procedures to ensure they fit the business needs of Chambers.
  • To act as Systems Administrator for LEX.

 About you:

  • Educated to Degree level (or equivalent).
  • 8 years minimum experience of fee collection and aged debt management within a Legal firm / Chambers.
  • Excellent numeracy skills with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Excellent working knowledge of LEX, Bar Stat & SAGE.
  • Advanced user of Outlook & Excel.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to work in fast-paced team to meet deadlines.
  • Well-presented & client facing.
  • Flexible and pro-active.

Your Reward:

  • Great remuneration package.
  • Generous holiday entitlement + benefits.
  • Supportive, down-to-earth team environment & culture.

If you meet all of the above criteria, APPLY NOW!

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Legal PA

A leading international commercial set of Barristers’ Chambers are seeking a Legal PA to support two of its Directors.  This is a permanent, part-time (25 hours per week) position, paying a salary of up to £30,000 (pro-rata) per annum + generous benefits.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Extensive diary / inbox management
  • Extensive travel itinerary arrangements both nationally and internationally.
  • Processing expenses
  • Dealing with telephone and correspondence enquiries
  • Booking appointments and meeting rooms / venue
  • Organise conferences / events / dinners

About you:

  • Well-presented & client facing.
  • Experience of dealing with High Net Worth Individuals
  • 2 years minimum experience as a Legal PA to Senior Partners from the Magic / Silver Circle
  • Excellent academics
  • Advanced user of Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint & CRM systems
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to work in fast-paced team to meet deadlines
  • Flexible and pro-active

 Your Reward:

  • Great remuneration package
  • Generous holiday entitlement + benefits
  • Supportive, down-to-earth team environment & culture

If you meet all of the above criteria, APPLY NOW!