Practice Manager

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Practice Manager

Dublin City Centre



Ref: E4629SD

Job Description

My Dublin based Legal client is looking for an experienced Practice Manager to join the team on a permanent basis

Practice Manager

The Practice Manager is a senior role within the Firm that requires a diverse skill-set. You will report into the Partnership team and essentially oversee the smooth day-to-day running of the practice on their behalf. Your role will encompass key activities across the Firm, including human resources, operations, finance, IT, business development, MI reporting, Client management, diary management and file management. This is an ideal role for a HR & Ops Manager or Senior Office Manager looking to gain additional/ more diverse experience, or looking for a new challenge in an evolving Law Firm.


  • HR Management
    • Staff Recruitment.
    • Trainee Solicitor process management.
    • Orientation of new joiners & integration into the firm.
    • Contract management.
    • Employment Policy management.
    • Role Definition Management.
    • Time tracking & monitoring.
    • Management of performance feedback process.
    • Role Development Plan management.
    • Organisation of Staff Training.
    • Staff Engagement Management.
  • IT Management
    • Case Management System (Key house) Relationship Manager (via liaison with external 3rd party providers).
    • Software & Hardware management (primarily via liaison with external 3rd party providers).
    • Social Media Management.
  • Operations Management
    • Oversight of overall facilities management.
    • Staff Communications.
    • Staff Cover/ Practice resourcing coordination.
    • Fee Earner Target monitoring.
    • Oversight of financial management.
    • 3rd party supplier relationship management.
    • Legal Compliance.
  • File Management
    • Workflow Management.
    • Oversight of the post, scanning, photocopying, printing & filing processes.
    • Monitoring of the Dictation process across the Firm.
    • Monitoring of the costs work required on files, & liaison between Costs specialists & Solicitors.
    • Monitoring of the file opening & closing.
  • Diary Management
    • Management of the office.
    • Co-ordination of court attendance.
  • Client Management
    • Monitoring of Client Relationship management across the firm.
    • Monitoring of formal Client review meetings.
    • Oversight of Client entertainment process.
  • Business Development management
    • Liaison with Partners to facilitate development of new business opportunities.
    • Coordination of business development activities as required.
  • MI Reporting
    • Ownership & coordination of all MI reporting across the firm.


  • At least 5+ years’ experience in HR/ Operations management or Office Manager roles.
  • Experience in a Law Firm a plus but not essential, however must have a strong interest in Law.
  • Strong relationship/ stakeholder management experience.
  • Programme/ Project Management / Change Management skill-set a plus.
  • Ability to interact and communicate at all levels.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent organisational & time management skills and attention to detail.

How to Apply

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