PRACTICE MANAGER FOR VERY BUSY CRIMINAL AND REGULATORY SET
9 KBW has a vacancy for a Practice Manager, to join our clerking team
Salary £42/£52K for the right person and dependent upon experience
24 days annual leave plus all public holidays.
Flexible remote working combined with working in Chambers
Deadline for applications 7 th May 2023
As this is a post we have a vacancy for now, early applications are sought and we will
commence first round interviewing in advance of the deadline.
9 KBW is a long established, well regarded and very busy Criminal, Regulatory and
Our current workload means that our clerking team are dealing with incoming work of the
highest calibre including leading work for both prosecution and defence, work at Level 4 for
the CPS and regulatory cases where hearings are in regard to complex, sensitive and
Our members have a wealth of experience of both leading and junior work, at senior level,
and we are rapidly expanding our junior team, having recently taken on another four new
members and three new pupils.
Currently we are the busiest we have ever been in terms of incoming work and the
recruitment of new members. We have also recently taken on a Practice Assistant to ensure
that we can efficiently manage the level of diary work and accompanying billing.
We are looking for a Practice Manager, with at least 3 years’ experience in the job
responsibilities set out below and who is fully conversant with, and confident in, the
management of Chambers diary and fee billing and who wishes to gain further experience in
assisting the Senior Clerk with the practice management of members.
Experience of criminal clerking is essential and regulatory and immigration experience is
desirable, but not essential. Chambers undertakes instructions from Direct Public Access
clients and knowledge of this type of work is also desirable, but not essential, as training can
be provided through both the Bar Council training courses and by our highly experienced
Applicants must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication abilities.
A basic knowledge of GDPR management is desirable. However all Chambers staff
undertake GDPR Certification and it is not therefore essential.
A full detailed Job Description is available on request. The main responsibilities are set out
• Diary management for all members and pupils; booking and managing cases in Criminal,
Regulatory, Immigration and Direct Public Access matters.
• Management of general fee billing and collection.
• Assisting the Senior Clerk with the management of member practices.
• Assisting the Tenancy and Pupillage Committee with the recruitment of Tenants and
• Marketing Chambers at seminars and through our “OIC Roadshow”
Applications should be made to firstname.lastname@example.org by way of CV and covering letter,
setting out experience to date and the details of two referees. Referees will only be asked to
provide written references in the event that an interview is offered.
If you would like a confidential discussion about this role, or any aspect of Chambers
services, please contact Dave Fardon Senior Clerk and he will be very happy to discuss with
you what we can offer to the right applicant. You can contact him on 020 7353 9564 or
Chambers is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Copies of Chambers Equality and Diversity Policies and our Dignity at Work Policy, are set
out on our website and other policies are available on request
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Chambers meets its statutory duty under the Equality Act 2010 as well as assisting us in
developing our Equality Action Plan and Recruitment Policy for the future.
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