Practice Manager | Progressive Law Firm

Posted 31 May 2022
Salary$90k+K/Saver+Phone+Flexi hrs (exp dep)
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLaw Firms - Legal Support

Job description

Based in the heart of the CBD, this well-established specialist firm has a national reach. Working across varied litigation matters, this law firm works on interesting matters with both public and private sector clients. Having grassroots beginnings, this practice has gone from strength to strength, with a longstanding clientele, and partners who listen and care about their staff. They promote inclusiveness and diversity. 

The Practice Manager is essential in ensuring the firm runs in the most efficient way possible, allowing lawyers to focus on servicing their clients.  This role champions people and opportunities to improve and make full use of excellent organisation, communication and technology skills.

About the Role:

Our client is looking for a highly competent practice manager to manage its growing law firm, support the directors operationally, and lead the administrative team.  The Practice Manager is a positive presence within the firm and has a particular focus on people, culture, development and success. 
Working closely with the external accountant to deliver financial and management reporting as well as financial modelling you will be able to influence strong business decision making on financial interpretations. Your main duties and responsibilities will include, but is not limited to:
  • Overseeing general HR and recruitment procedures as well as ensuring best practice is adhered too
  • Induction and onboarding as well as updating HR policies as needed
  • Overseeing and assisting its IT integration, updates, and implementation with the third party provider
  • Liaising with the Law Society and Courts Registry where needed and helping the team keep on track with its cases
  • Overseeing business development, assisting with RFP processes when needed
  • Assisting in project implementation and execution e.g. new website 
  • General office and property management related matters
About You:
  • Previous work experience as a Practice Manager/Office Manager within a law firm is a strong preference. A working knowledge of Infinity would be advantageous
  • Experience in employee relations, recruitment, and HR initiatives
  • Client focused, keen to exceed expectations, and go above and beyond for the firm's clients
  • A leader that is able to mentor, build rapport, and trust within a widespread team environment with ease.
  • Committed to providing efficient and effective support to a high performing firm
  • Able to process end of month financial statements (being a CA is not needed as there is an external accountant but an understanding of numbers is advantageous)
If you have relevant experience within a law firm and are interested in partnering with a firm that punches above its weight in the market and is dedicated to ensuring it is continual growth within a modern landscape then this may be the opportunity you have been looking for. 

The Benefits:

You will be joining a management team that is collaborative, cohesive, and invested in ensuring that its people thrive and feel valued. You will be leading a team of driven individuals that are engaged, proactive, and have a strong work ethic. You will be rewarded by:
  • Salary of $90,000+ (dependant on experience)
  • Phone, phone plan
  • Flexible working hours available depending on your lifestyle, one day per week work from home
  • Health and wellness initiatives
To find out more, contact Simone Macdonald on 027 224 5228 or email your CV to or click APPLY now.