Civil Liberties Practice Manager

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Garden Court Chambers is a large and dynamic set of barristers' Chambers. We also have a loyal and dynamic staff team who provide the clerking and practice management, financial, marketing and administrative support to over 190 barristers. We are a multi-disciplinary set, specialising in all aspects of human rights and civil liberties work  including crime, family, housing, immigration, and public law. We are currently based in a Grade 1 listed building in Lincoln's Inn Fields, close to Holborn tube station and a range of shops, bars and restaurants.

We now have a vacancy within the Civil Liberties and Human Rights Team for a Civil Liberties Practice Manager.

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We are seeking an enthusiastic and conscientious person to head up, support and develop our small Civil Liberties and Human Rights Practice Team. S/he will line-manage the deputy practice manager. The candidate will preferably have experience in publicly funded work and in particular in  private law claims against public bodies (including the police, prison service and Home Office), Inquests and Public Inquiries in either a solicitor’s firm or within a barristers’ chambers, although this is not essential. This role will suit a confident, dynamic and proactive individual with a good understanding of the relevant areas of law and funding schemes, who will be expected to support our barristers and maintain links with our existing solicitor and other client base as well as forge new and wider links.

To view and download a copy of the full  job description and person specification, please CLICK HERE.

SALARY, BENEFITS AND TERMS AND CONDITIONS

This position attracts a salary of £45,000 pa, plus a range of staff benefits, including a pension.
Hours: 9.00 to 18:00 Monday to Friday, with one hour for lunch
Holidays: 25 days per annum (plus bank holidays)
Interest-free season ticket
The successful applicant will be required to sign an undertaking of confidentiality.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for this post, please complete the application form and equality and diversity monitoring form and return both to Saleh Ahmed, Operations Manager on saleha@gclaw.co.uk

CLOSING AND INTERVIEW DATES

The closing date for applications will be at 16:00 on Friday 26th July 2019. The interviews will take place in the week beginning Monday 5th August 2019.

Garden Court is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination and to encouraging diversity. Applications from ethnic minority and women candidates are particularly welcome. We seek to operate a fair recruitment process.

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