Our client, a reputable law firm on the island of Lagos is looking to recruit a Practice Manager. The ideal candidate will be responsible for the law firm’s day to day running, human resources and administration, financial and systems management.
Law, LegalJob Function
Pursuing day-to-day management
Developing the organizational traditions, work surroundings and facilitating communication.
Supervise company’s day to day operations and facility management.
Develops business development strategies including strategic, tactical planning and quality control.
Responsible for the recruitment and selection of new hires, training and development, employee relations, counseling, personnel data systems, benefits administration and other HR functions for the legal, paralegal and support staff.
Responsible for practice management including Lawyer recruiting, Legal Assistant supervision, implementing professional standards and other practice management functions.
Accountable for information and details sharing
Receives information and details from employees and communicates it in meetings
Sends email correspondences to senior partners within the organization to provide information and updates regarding the practice
Communicates and collaborates with inside and outside stakeholders, which include suppliers, staff, and vendors.
Collecting information and details which could help the firm in day-to- day and company-wide decision-making benefits the practice
Communicate and implement firm’s strategy internally and externally to enable all employees, suppliers and contractors understand the firm’s strategic plan and how it carries out its overall goals.
Drive decision making that creates medium and long term improvement for the firm.
Manage and contribute significantly to the firm’s operations, management, marketing.
Bachelors degree in Law LLB is preferred or Bachelors degree in other social sciences. CIPM, CIPD is an added advantage.
3-4 years related work experience out of which a minimum of 2 years MUST have been in a law firm compulsory.
Knowledge of Law Practice and Legal needs
Ability to work with personnel at all levels
Office Administrative skills
Good oral and written communication skills
Good negotiation skills
Good interpersonal skills
Innovative and analytical
Good Leadership/Managerial Skills
Planning and organizational skills
Good numerical skills
Diplomacy and tact
Excellent computer skills
Ability to be discreet & handle sensitive information
Qualified Persons should send CV to recruitment@