Legal Practice Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Legal Practice Manager to join a well-established law firm based in London. The role will be working from home 4 days a week with the requirement to go into the office 1 day per week, however this is flexible. The firm is offering a competitive salary banding and excellent benefits package.   

You will be required to have senior management level experience, experience of working within a Legal Aid Law Firm with understanding of the Standard Civil Contract and Standard Crime Contract. An understanding of law firm operations and the compliance framework and knowledge of solicitors’ accounts and financial operations is required.

As a Legal Practice Manager within the firm, you will support the business in ensuring best practice and compliance with all regulatory bodies. Contributing to the development and implementation of policies and practices.

Duties include:

Responsibility for the business’s SRA and Legal Aid compliant policies and procedures

Ensuring the business maintains and meets the requirements of SQM

Ensuring the business remains compliant with the requirements of both the Standard Civil Contract and Standard Crime Contract (Legal Aid Contracts)

Being a key point of contact for the SRA and the Legal Aid Agency

Ensuring compliance with other regulatory and statutory requirements including registration with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)

Continually reviewing the Office Manual and compliance with these policies

Coordinating all departments for successful audits e.g. Legal Aid, SRA

Ensuring changes in law and practice are communicated to the practicing members of the business Risk and Information Management

Ensuring risk management, audit and monitoring functions highlight poor practice and rapidly assessing how these can be remedied

Promoting and fostering a culture of consistent focus on quality, client care, risk management

Investigating and responding to complaints in line with the office manual procedure

Investigating and responding to breaches in line with the office manual procedure and GDPR

Ensuring that digital and paper records are stored securely and archived as appropriate

Coordinating and managing business continuity plans Administration

The system administration of Legal Aid online services (e.g. CCMS)

G2 Legal is a legal recruitment company recruiting in City. Visit our website for more jobs or contact Gemma Taylor on 0161 207 2000 today.

More information

For more information about this role and to apply, please contact Gemma Taylor at G2 Legal on 0161 207 2000 or forward an up to date copy of your CV.

PQE, years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for this role.

Job reference: 1190602-1-GT-40--1KW

Company Benefits

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    25 days holiday per annum

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Reference: 1190602-1-GT-40--1KW | Location: City of London

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