Practice Advisor - Legal

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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.


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