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Legal Clinic Manager

King's College London - Law School - The Dickson Poon School of Law

Location: London
Salary: £43,205 to £50,585 per annum, including London Weighting Allowance.
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 28th May 2024
Closes: 16th June 2024
Job Ref: 090105
 

About us

We are recruiting for a Legal Clinic Manager who will be responsible for the day-to-day operational management of the Dickson Poon School of Law’s award-winning clinic, King’s Legal Clinic (‘the Clinic’).

The Clinic aims to improve access to justice and educate King’s students by providing free legal advice to members of the public through its Legal Advice Clinic; and working with local and international organisations on research and justice projects.

The Clinic is a busy legal office and learning environment. Clinic staff work closely and collaboratively with law students (curricular and extracurricular) and a range of internal and external stakeholders.

About the role

The Legal Clinic Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operational management of King’s Legal Clinic (‘the Clinic’), under the direction of the Clinic Director and Assistant Director. The Legal Clinic Manager has line management responsibility for the Legal Clinic Coordinator and Legal Clinic Administrator.

Daily Clinic activities include; supervising students in the processing of potential client enquires across the in-house Legal clinics; suitability and conflict checks with law firm partners; allocation of cases to student advisors and internal and external supervisors; delivery and organisation of the Clinic’s research and justice projects and training program.

The Legal Clinic Manager is responsible for ensuring the Clinic works smoothly, efficiently and is a positive learning environment and workplace for students and Clinic staff.

The role holder must have excellent organisational, IT, project management, and communication skills. An ability to relate to and work with a diverse range of students, partner organisations and clients. The position is likely to be of particular interest to a well-organised, proactive individual with experience of working in and managing in a legal environment and/or Higher Education with good academic qualifications. A background in legal practice and/or process improvement work, and demonstrable interest in access to justice is desirable.

The role is a full-time or part-time (0.8 minimum) post, and you will be offered an indefinite contract. 

The role is based in King’s Legal Clinic (Strand Campus) and will require regular attendance on campus.  

Some remote working is possible by prior agreement with the Clinic Director.

About you

To be successful in this role, we are looking for candidates to have the following skills and experience:

Essential criteria

  1. Educated to degree level in a relevant field
  2. Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of the English legal system, data protection requirements and professional standards applicable to legal service providers
  3. Experience of managing a small team (at least two years’ experience)
  4. Experience of project management and implementation, including gaining support, assembling teams, building relationships with internal and external stakeholders and managing delivery expectations
  5. Experience of working with students and/or legal volunteers and/or members of the public in relation to legal issues
  6. Extensive knowledge of using Microsoft packages (including Word, Excel, Teams, Outlook) and legal case management systems
  7. Excellent organisational and time management skills; ability to prioritise and meet multiple deadlines
  8. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Desirable criteria

  1. Legal or management qualification (e.g Solicitor, CILEX, CMI)
  2. Experience of working in a legal aid, Law Centre/CAB or other Pro Bono sector
  3. Experience of working in a university environment, in particular a student law clinic
  4. Experience of process improvement work

Interviews are due to be held on Wednesday 26th or Thursday 27th June.

Closing date: 16 June 2024

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