Swain & Co Solicitors

This role provides the opportunity to undertake good quality work within a supportive and forward thinking team environment.



Legal Practice Manager – Managerial Level




Dependent on Experience




Havant – Hampshire




A rare and fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Practice Manager to join a national legal practice with the position being based in the Havant area.  This is a replacement position and therefore the candidate must have relevant experience and from a legal background.  The candidate will be joining the firm as an integral part of the senior Management team and will play a leading role in the future development of the firm, helping to develop smoother operating processes and generally ensuring the efficiency of the of the firm's operation. You will be fully involved in the general running of the practice, with marketing, Lexcel and HR matters and you should also be familiar with the financial side of the business.


Essential skills:-

  • •  Maintaining compliance within the Lexcel framework, facilitating Lexcel audits and providing guidance on the Lexcel standard
  • •  Generalist HR experience, ideally CIPD Level 5 or above (applicants with a Level 3 qualification will also be considered or alternatively considerable years of generalist HR experience)
  • •  Strong IT skills and facilitation of third party IT suppliers
  • •  Health & Safety management
  • •  Premises management to include insurance renewals
  • •  SRA compliance, Deputy COLP & other regulatory compliance
  • •  Marketing
  • •  Relevant financial experience such as compliance with SARS


Desirable skills:-

  • •  Legal Aid Agency contract compliance, facilitating Legal Aid Agency audits and experience of assisting with the Legal Aid Agency tendering process


Applications by CV submission to:  HelenFanning@swaincohavant.uk.com