Practice Group Manager EC4V, Puddle Dock, Greater London

Sector: Legal

Type: Full Time|Permanent

Practice Group Manager

Full Time, Legal Vacancy In City and County of the City of London


Established US law firm is looking to hire a new Practice Group Manager for their Corporate & Securities practices. This role is a brilliant opportunity for someone with Practice Group Management (PGM) experience to join a leading law firm who are ahead of the game in terms of PGM or someone who is undertaking similar duties and wanting to branch in to a specific PGM role. This role is hybrid working, with standard hours of 9:30am to 5:30pm with flexibility asked for and a salary to £90,000.

Practice Group Manager duties will include:

• Assist with the development and implementation of practice group strategic initiatives as well as daily operations • Develop relationships with Partners, Counsel, Associates, and Paralegals to foster trust and confidence in the function and role of manager • Identify and resolve issues that impact associate morale • Understand the needs of lawyers in the group and ensure that they have the resources necessary to get the job done by communicating with office managers, IT, and other departments • Provide a seamless quality service to fee earners and other professionals • Monitor hiring needs and liaise with the Human Resources or Legal Recruiting departments • Liaise with Human Resources in regard to joiners/transfers/leavers within the practice • Assist with staffing and workload management process for associates, counsel, and paralegals • Coordinate and administer the associate, counsel, and paralegal evaluation process • Schedule and prepare for group orientations, training programs, retreats, meetings, and special events • Liaise with the Talent department on retention and training programs • Coordinate partnership promotion process, including preparation of sponsorship memos and related material • Assist with the lateral partner candidate process, including meeting arrangements and preparation of related material • Liaise with marketing personnel on matters relating to marketing and client development for the practice group • Assist with quarterly, monthly, weekly, and ad hoc reports • Analyse and monitor practice group financial performance • Monitor paralegal, associate, and counsel hours • Monitor monthly unbilled time and outstanding A/R, performing analysis and problem recognition and work with the Director and Finance to resolve any issues

Practice Group Manager Key skills will include:

• Knowledge of management concepts, a strategic focus and the ability to drive action • Ability to build relationships and establish trust with key stakeholders at all levels within the Firm • Strong numeric literacy and the ability to work with and analyse financial data • Excellent IT skills particularly with the full suite of Office products • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential management issues and information with discretion • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to foster excellent working relationships at all levels • Polished written and oral communication skills • Desire to constantly learn new skills and the ability to adapt to the needs of the business • Highly organised and proactive with the ability to prioritise work in a pressured environment

Practice Group Manager Education and Experience:

• University degree or equivalent experience desirable • At least four years’ experience in a comparable or similar role • In-depth knowledge of the legal/professional services environment

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