JOB Title:  Practice Manager/COO

 

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JOB REQUIREMENTS:


CORE COMPETENCIES:
• 10 years experience (A lawyer or experience in a law firm is an added advantage)
• A degree in relevant field required
• Ability to establish and maintain effective, cooperative working relationships with all departments and organizational levels
• Experience establishing objectives and working independently to achieve them
• Must be capable of effectively representing the firm at internal and external functions
• Proven track record of strong performance
• Resourceful and proactive working style
• Professional maturity; ability to employ discretion
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
Excellent at making verbal and written presentations


JOB PROFESSION:


ADMINISTRATION

JOB TYPE:


FULL TIME

COMPANY DESCRIPTION:


COMPANY PROFILE:
The firm is a leading commercial law firm based in Nigeria providing a broad range of legal services to numerous corporate clients by assisting them in setting up and organizing their businesses in Nigeria. The firm’s clients range from multi-national corporations, international banks, and major public companies to family businesses, individual entrepreneurs and government entities. They have established a reputation for cutting-edge legal advice using modern and local solutions that enable clients to capitalize on business opportunities and manage change effectively. Their interrelated areas of expertise include Commercial, Litigation and Arbitration/ADR, Corporate & Commercial, Intellectual Property, Taxation and Foreign Investment, Banking and Finance, Energy Resources and environment (oil & gas) Maritime Law, Aircraft and Aviation, and Commercial & Business Crime. Their dedicated practice groups in these areas give them a unique perspective and reliable capability.


JOB DESCRIPTION:


ROLE SUMMARY:
The role of the Practice Manager/COO s to organise and supervise all of the administrative activities that facilitate the smooth and efficient running of the practice as a whole. It is expected that the Practice Manager has a basic working knowledge of all protocols and procedures listed below. Systems should be in place to quickly access details on more complex or infrequently used procedures as and when required. The role reports to the partnership board.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
To oversee all areas of the practice and ensure all protocols in place are followed-
• Staff – Employment contracts; main terms and conditions; Disciplinary procedure; Grievance procedure; Equal opportunities policy; Harassment policy; Violence and aggression policy; Confidentiality policy; Data protection policy; Holiday leave policy and request forms; Sickness absence and pay policy
Reception
• Daily/Weekly/Monthly checks in place for interior and exterior of law firm; Opening up and closing down of law firm procedures
• To maintain the practice accounts for audit; To carry out banking for the lawpractice; To ensure accurate maintenance of financial and client records; To prepare associate pay schedules
• To act for and on behalf of the law firm with regards to administration and to maintain its integrity
• To ensure the reception and support staff carry out their duties in support of the legal team
• To deal with any client complaints that may arise in liaison with the relevant legal team member
• To liaise with external suppliers and trades people as may be required for upkeep of the premises
• To be supportive of the legal team members in pursuance of their roles
• To place adverts and interview for staff on occasions and as required
• To ensure all health and safety protocols are maintained
• To carry out such duties as deemed necessary on occasions for the efficient running of the practice


JOB REMUNERATION:


competitive

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