Practice Manager (Legal Firm)

Our client, a leading legal firm notable in the maritime sector, desires a Practice Manager, well versed in managing the operations of a legal firm.  Preference will be given to candidates with a legal/litigation background.

Compliance & Professional Ethics

  • Maintain the firm’s policies, procedures and ensure that all employees comply with both internal policies and ethics of legal practice
  • Ensure continuing management and development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Working within all areas of the firm’s practice to foster a common strategic thrust on quality, client care and risk management and maintain strong relationships with all key stakeholders

Human Resources Coordination

  • Advise HR and Partners on HR policies and work closely with them to understand and implement policies and procedures
  • Oversee recruitment including drafting job descriptions, arranging & conducting interviews
  • Oversee the onboarding process and distributing all new starter paperwork
  • Monitor staff competencies in line with law firm’s requirements
  • Develop and implement policies on issues such as working conditions, performance management, disciplinary measures and absence management
  • Administer employee benefits
  • Maintain employee files and ensuring all staff personal details are kept in a discrete and confidential manner.

Office Administration

  • Coordinate administrative staff to ensure that administrative tasks are effectively executed including the operations team consisting of HR Executive, Accountant and Personal Assistant
  • Convene and attend monthly management meetings and preparation of Agenda, Papers and minutes
  • Convening and attending weekly/interim Management Meetings and preparation of Action List.
  • Liaise with and manage the external contractors to ensure that matters requiring attention are dealt with in a timely manner according to the contract in place
  • Carry out other assignments delegated by the Partners
  • Keeping the firm’s strategic plan under review in line with all of the above
  • LLB, BL
  • LLM advantage
  • Minimum of fifteen years’ experience in a law firm

Interested candidates should kindly email their CVs to in**@lo*********.com.

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