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HR Manager

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Recruiter
Ryder Reid Legal Ltd
Salary
Competitive
Location
London
Job term
Permanent
Job hours
Full time

Our client, a prestigious law firm with a strong reputation, is looking to recruit an HR Manager to join them from September 2014. Reporting into the Chief Executive, you will be responsible for the HR function of all legal and business services staff in London and will oversee the HR Advisor. Duties will include recruitment of support and fee earning staff, inductions, benefits coordination, supervision of payroll, management of employee relations issues, and the running of the trainee programme. There will also be some interesting projects which you will take the lead on, including updating of key process and reviewing of policies.

The ideal candidate will be part or full CIPD qualified, with strong experience at HR Manager or Senior HR Advisor/Officer level gained from a Legal or professional services firm. Excellent written and communications skills are a must, along with a resilient and positive attitude. Experience of Payroll systems is highly desirable. The ability to prioritise a busy workload and to forge successful relationships at all levels is essential. This firm is renowned for its friendly and professional working environment, which makes this a great career opportunity.

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Andrea Prendergast
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HR Manager

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Jonson Beaumont
Salary
From £70,000 to £750,000 per year + 3/4 day week salary pro rata
Location
London
Job term
Contract
Job hours
Full time

My client is a niche law firm based in the City, they require a highly experienced and proactive interim HR Manager to lead a series of projects. You will be responsible for helping in a positive change in the behaviour of all staff to enable the firm to grow. Projects will include:
• Changing secretarial roles
• A new comps and bens package for fee earners
• Diversity training
• Recruitment
• L&D
• Pre and post-merger work

To be successful in this role you will need to show a strong track record as a generalist HR Manager in the legal sector, demonstrate the ability to project manager and to successfully manage change in a partnership environment.
Ideally you will have CIPD

This role would either 4 day a week or full time pro rata role for a 1 year interim contract.

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Martin Soulsby
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Reference
MS/TL/264
Duration
1 year interim

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Conveyancing Manager

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Chadwick Nott Paralegal and Legal Executives Divison
Salary
From £30,000 to £40,000 per year
Location
Wiltshire
Job term
Permanent
Job hours
Full time

*Trowbridge, Fantastic Salary*

Our client is a well known Wiltshire based law firm with multiple offices in the region.

The firm is looking to recruit a technically strong Residential Conveyancer who has a keen interest not only in fee earning but management also. You will lead a team of 2 junior fee earners within the Trowbridge office, taking responsibility for technical queries as well as employee reviews.

There may be some light travel required to other offices, though this is most likely only to cover holiday leave etc.

Benefits include 25 days holiday plus 3 days over Christmas, a contributory pension and an attractive discretionary bonus based on billing targets.

This is a fantastic new role for a candidate with experience in fee earning and management.

For further information please contact Nicola Smith at Chadwick Nott.

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Nicola Smith
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Reference
J259922

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Costs Manager

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Douglas Scott - London & South East
Salary
From £50,000 to £70,000 per year
Location
The City
Job term
Permanent
Job hours
Full time

Costs Manager

An opportunity for a Costs Manager has arisen with one of our highly regarded internationally recognised London based clients to oversee a team of 4 mid to senior level Costs Draftsmen/Solicitors.

Our clients are well known in the industry for the specialisms within the Clinical Negligence and Dispute Resolution markets and have grown consistently and organically year on year and therefore need a dynamic and leading Costs Manager to help retain this.

As Costs Manager you will assist with the management and development of the Firm’s Costs team by managing four team members. You will also provide a cost drafting and legal costs support service to the Firm.

Proven team management experience is a must and effective and clear communication with pinpoint eye for detail are essential as this team strives from success, as does the rest the firm.

Some of the specific duties include:

• To provide leadership, encouragement and management to all members of the team and act as a mentor and facilitator.
• Monitor individual workflow and capacity and ensure team members have appropriate work load in line with their capability.
• Conduct performance appraisals and monitor performance on an on-going basis.
• Provide feedback to the team outside of the annual appraisals and schedule regular team meetings.
• To be aware of all requests for work received from practice areas and time deadlines, allocating work to the appropriate team member.
• Determining work to be sent out and liaising with external costs draftsman.
• Attending monthly team meetings with the practice areas and providing advice and training.
• Clinical Negligence- attending monthly finance meetings to monitor billing progress and developing protocols and precedents around cost issues.
• Family- liaising with fee earners regarding hearing dates for Form H and Schedules.
• Crime- providing support through the Senior Costs Draftsperson.
• Dispute Resolution- attending “Know how” meetings as required.
• Employment- development of Cost Budgeting.
• Providing monthly reports to Managing Partner and Finance Director.

This really is great time to be part of this firms growth and the role of Costs Manager is one that plays an important part in this success.

Private Practice experience would be desired, however this is by no means essential.


Douglas Scott is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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Adam Hawkins
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Reference
J20344

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Operations Manager

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Recruiter
eNL
Salary
Competitive
Location
Cardiff
Job term
Permanent
Job hours
Full time

JOB TITLE: Operations Manager
PQE: 4+
LOCATION: Cardiff
SALARY: £40,000 - £45,000

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Operations Manager to join this leading law firm and undertake a wide range of responsibilities. To be based within the firms private client department the successful Operations Manager will be managing a team of legal executives and paralegals, handling complaints when necessary, dealing with technical queries as well as ensuring the work is completed within a professional and timely manner. This is a non client facing and non fee earning role which enables the suitable Operations Manager to concentrate on the performance of the team. You will be gaining exposure to asset management and contested wills, trusts and probate matters.

Suitable Operations Manager will be qualified solicitors or legal executives who are currently undertaking a fee earning role within private client. As an experienced Private Client Fee Earner you will be looking for a management role and must be able to demonstrate strong technical expertise as well as the capability to manage a team of strong minded individuals. This position would suit candidates who are looking for the chance to develop their career within a management role.

Currently leading the field in a blaze of glory, winning excellent recommendations in Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners and recruiting new faces into the team. A fantastic opportunity to stretch your existing skills within a friendly and dynamic practice who are committed to developing your long term career objectives.

Contact Details:
If you would like further information or would be interested to apply for this vacancy please contact Penny Trotman at eNL on [contact details removed] or email [contact details removed] . As part of our candidate care process we aim to respond to all applications within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please go to [contact details removed] to register your interest for similar positions.

eNL follow strict best practice recruitment guidelines monitored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

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Penny Trotman
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Reference
PT9677

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COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

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Totum Partners
Salary
From £12,000 to £40,000 per year
Location
The City
Job term
Permanent
Job hours
Full time

Our client is looking to recruit a Communications Manager on a 12 month contract. Reporting to the Head of Communications, you will work on a range of our client’s internal and external communications activities. You will be closely involved in our client’s campaigns and will help to ensure that their brand and position is promoted and protected while strengthening its image in the eyes of members, media, the Government, politicians and other key stakeholders. You will work closely with the office of the Chairman and the Senior Management Team in a fast-paced, politically charged environment.



In this role you will be acting as a senior substitute for the Head of Communications where appropriate, and acting as a senior Bar Council press officer and spokesperson – establishing a close network of relevant media. You will be required to develop relationships with relevant external and internal stakeholders and organisations. You will be supporting the Head of Communications on the full range of external and internal communications activities, and with campaigns with the Government, parliamentarians, stakeholders and the media.



It is essential that the successful candidate is educated to degree level and a degree in marketing, PR or law is preferable. You must have experience of managing media relations and public affairs campaigns, and must be able to demonstrate an established understanding of the principles of effective and external communications, marketing, mass media, publicity, advertising, education and community relations. You must be able to demonstrate your skills and experience across all communications channels, including online, publications, internal communications and events, and you experience of managing and directing projects.



Please submit your CV in Word format



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Andrew Taylor
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Reference
20375

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Contracts Manager

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SSQ Interim Solutions
Salary
From £40,000 to £45,000 per year
Location
London
Job term
Contract
Job hours
Full time

A leading FMCG conglomerate is looking to hire a paralegal/contracts manager on a temporary basis.
Joining a fast paced legal team you will be responsible for conducting a wide spread contractual review across the whole business. You will be responsible for regularly liaising with stakeholders and interested parties to formulate and introduce effective infrastructure relating to procurement, supplier, sponsorship, marketing and finance contracts.
You will be an experienced paralegal or contracts manager, familiar with contractual reviews and negotiations. The role will likely be for an initial 6 months and starting as soon as possible. Due to the imminent start date you will either be immediately available or available on short notice.

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James Smillie
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Reference
James Smillie: 17758
Duration
Initial 6 Months

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Practice Manager

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Employer Confidential
Salary
Competitive
Location
London
Job term
Permanent
Job hours
Full time

Practice Manager

This small and friendly niche City law firm is looking to employ a Practice Manager to oversee the smooth running of the business.

The Firm has been established for 25 years and has a long standing reputation dealing with both residential and commercial property along with specialist advice on UK and international tax issues.

The role will be working closely with the Directors and the duties include.

. Cash flow budgets and all management accounts
. A comprehensive knowledge of the SRA accounts rules
. Managing accounts of firm in accordance with these rules
. Checking financial statements before funds are disbursed from client account
. Attending Directors meetings and produce for the directors such financial reports as the directors require and to take and record minutes of these meetings.
. Manage debtors in an efficient and timely way
. Maintaining payroll of staff and VAT records and make necessary returns to HMRC.
. Assisting in the business development of the firm.
. Ensuring that LEXCEL procedures are up to date and preparing for the annual LEXCEL audit.

There is an accounts /admin assistant who will report to you.

There is some flexibility in working hours as the role could be part time (4 days per week) or full time.

Excellent salary according to experience.

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Contracts Manager

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Recruiter
Career Legal, Compliance
Salary
Competitive + up to £55k
Location
London
Job term
Permanent
Job hours
Full time

An excellent opportunity has arisen in-house at this highly regarded publication for a Contracts Manager to review and negotiate client and supplier contracts for the EMEA region.

The Contracts Manager will work closely with the sales and editorial teams giving practical advice on contractual matters, ensuring business is facilitated while mitigating risk.

This role will suit an experienced Contracts Manager seeking a new challenge in an exciting environment working for a globally recognized brand. Previous experience in a similar publishing or media environment would be an advantage.

The company are keen to move quickly with this recruitment process and so don’t delay in sending your CV for this Contracts Manager role.

For our application policy please view Career Legal's company information page on this website. Career Legal is a Recruitment Agency and is advertising this permanent contracts manager vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

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Martin Chivers
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Reference
103851

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PA Manager

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Strictly...
Salary
From £50,000 to £60,000 per year
Location
London
Job term
Permanent
Job hours
Full time

Leading international law firm require an experienced PA Manager to oversee the Legal PA function nationwide. As National PA Manager you will be based in London, however, you will be required to travel on a weekly basis to the firms other sites across the UK.

You will work to support the team of Legal PA Coordinators across the country. The role will focus on setting up new agendas, driving change, making efficiencies and ensuring the consistency works across the business.

As National PA Manager your duties will include:

• Evaluating and driving forward change and national initiatives
• Reviewing and introducing effective standardised working practises across groups
• Working with TCs to challenging ineffective working practices and implement best practice standards.
• Identifying efficiencies and potential savings in relation to Legal PA costs
• Ensuring the transcription service is utilised effectively throughout the Firm.
• Keeping abreast of developments in Legal PA market, attending forums and building relationships with external bodies e.g. recruitment agencies.
• Working closely with the Legal PA Manager to design and implement initiatives to enhance the Legal PA role and the deliverables to the firm.
• Working closely with the HR team in each group to provide appropriate information in relation to the Legal PAs.
• Reviewing the business case for any recruitment, liaising with the relevant HR Manager and relevant Group Head.
• Taking responsibility for ensuring procedures and processes are followed, actively seeking to improve these wherever possible.
• Being a point of escalation where performance or conduct issues in the Legal PA team with advice and guidance from HR
• Line management of the Legal PA coordinators team, coaching and supporting their development and dealing with any performance issues.
• Implementing development plans to up-skill and empower the Legal PA coordinators nationally to enable them to deal with Legal PA matters.

You will have strong team leadership and people management skills with proven persuasive, influencing, and negotiation skills. Strong communication skills and the tenacity to achieve results are essential.

It is ESSENTIAL that you have previous secretarial / PA management experience, working in a law firm or professional organisation.

If this sounds like the right role for you apply now!

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Paul Kelly
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Reference
PK PA MAN

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