A magic circle law firm based in the City are recruiting for a Practice Advisor to join their team. The role will be centred around building relationships with partners and fee-earners, developing a strong understanding of the nature and resource demands and understanding fee-earners experience and capability along with development areas. As the Practice Advisor, you will be responsible for:
Building strong working relationships across the firm and gaining an understanding of the staffing requirements
Identifying and allocating suitable resources for all incoming work to include paralegals where appropriate
Monitoring resource requirements for all ongoing work to predict and manage busy periods, holiday leave etc.
Escalating challenges and concerns of fee earners to HR as appropriate
Providing management information around resource allocation
Introducing new joiners, secondees and trainees to the process
Managing external consultants and paralegals, liaising with HR and other functions such as Finance to establish correct charge-out rates, monitor workload, consider personal development needs and approve timesheets
Assisting practice with pricing and fee quoted for work using all available firm wide tools
Attending key Partner and other business planning meetings, setting agendas and noting actions
Assisting with planning of group events, away days etc.
As the Practice Advisor, you will possess:
Eagerness to drive improvements and see a job through to completion
Aptitude to learn quickly the nature of the work
Understanding of how fee earners and partners work
Strong emotional intelligence
High levels of discretion
Appreciation of legal practices
If this Practice Advisor role is of interest, please apply directly.