Practice Manager

Job Number: LCC04554
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £38223 – 43421 GBP year
Closing Date: 27-05-2024
Working Hours: 35 Hours Week

Who are we?

Liverpool City Council is embarking on an exciting transformation portfolio of unprecedented breadth and scale, and as a result, we’re expanding our Legal Team and hiring into numerous new roles.

Following significant investment we are looking for passionate and driven individuals to join us. This is an opportunity to work in an exciting and forward thinking local authority as part of a dynamic and multi-disciplinary legal department. Join us as our Practice Manager and help us mould our expanding team at Liverpool City Council!

Our roles operate on a hybrid approach to allow flexibility between home working and office working at the Cunard Building.

What will I be doing?

Our Practice manager will ultimately be responsible for supporting the Head and Deputy Head of Legal Practice & Business to ensure continuous improvement in aspects of the service and across the wider City Law & Governance Directorate
You will ensure the Legal team has the tools and environment to be effective in represented and effective in their service delivery
You will manage support staff performance of tasks allocated within set timescales
You will plan and prioritise allocated work efficiently and make sure effective diary management ensures deadlines are complied with in a timely manner, working collaboratively across the team
You will prepare reports, documents, minutes and correspondence, as well as taking notes at meetings/hearings, ensuring that all are shared and saved appropriately
Key to the role of Practice Manager is the co-ordination of directorate & service wide support e.g. recruitment, finance, admin
You will work with our Learning & Organisational Development and recruitment teams, to support our work experience programme and internship placements including the marketing of the Service across Universities and Schools.

What you will receive!

31 days holiday rising to 35 after 5 years service.
Agile working – A “Flexibility First” approach to Agile working where flexibility is the norm rather than the exception.
Cycle2Work Scheme
Travel Pass Scheme
Drive Time – The scheme allows you to get behind the wheel of a new car on a salary sacrifice basis, with no deposit
Discounted Lifestyles Memberships
A full range of family friendly policies
Part of the Local Government Pension scheme
Purchase of Additional Leave
A wide range of high-quality learning open to all with opportunities to train, develop and support to realise your potential.
Employee Volunteering Scheme

On top of this, we also offer other benefits such as Credit Union, Local Discounts using your ID Card and Contract Parking at Council owned parking facilities
If you would like to talk to a member of the team about the role or have an informal discussion, please contact Neil Moore at

Please note interviews ae scheduled to take place week commencing 3rd June.

Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.

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How to Apply and Additional Information

For details on how to apply for this vacancy with Liverpool City Council please click scroll to the end of the advert of this vacancy and click on Apply for job.

We value our employees and aim to create a positive, progressive, and open work culture that supports everyone to thrive.

Working for Liverpool City Council has some great benefits, click here to find out more. You can also find out about our Health and Wellbeing offer here.

We are working hard to ensure that the council is inclusive in recruitment, retention, support, and progression. Click here to find out about how we support our staff.

If you have ambition for yourself and this city, thrive on challenges and getting results, share our values and strive to make others feel valued, then we want to hear from you.

If you live in Liverpool, are unemployed, and require help with your application, please contact our employment and skills team at or on 0151 233 5312 to register and receive support. More information at

Liverpool City Council is committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and believe that the decision to appoint should be based upon whether an individual’s skills, experience, qualifications, and abilities make them the most suitable candidate for the role.

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