BSB Position: Casework Manager (Maternity Cover, 12 months)

BSB: Casework Manager (Maternity Cover, 12 Months)

High Holborn, London

Up to £50,000 pa (depending on skills and experience) Plus a benefit allowance of £1,300 per annum

The Bar Standards Board (BSB) Investigations and Hearings team is responsible for investigating complaints against barristers, taking disciplinary or other action on behalf of the Professional Conduct Committee.

We would looking to appoint two full time roles, a Casework Manager and Senior Case Officer, for a qualified barrister, solicitor (or equivalent) within the team. Both roles will process a caseload including the most complex of cases and be responsible for case preparation including investigating complaints, drafting charges and reports, gathering evidence and preparing bundles, corresponding with barristers, complainants and witnesses. They will also be required to attend hearings and support counsel in the prosecution of cases and appeals before the High Court.

In addition to the above, the Casework Manger will be responsible for one unit within the team, comprising of three case officers. They will be required to supervise and manage the performance of staff.

Experience of legal procedures or litigation and substantial experience of casework is essential, as is the ability to work effectively as part of a team, sharing knowledge and supporting other members of staff.  Knowledge of regulatory procedures and experience of working for a regulator is desirable but not essential.

The ability to manage a small team in a co-operative and supportive environment is also essential for the Casework Manager role. Applicants for both roles must be a qualified solicitor or barrister (or common law equivalent), entitled to practice and have excellent IT, communication and organizational skills.

In return the Bar Standards Board offers excellent terms and conditions of employment, including:

  • Up to 31 days annual leave
  • Up to 14% employer’s pension contribution
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Life cover, and more

For more information about this role please click on the apply button. All candidates are required to apply online, CVs will not be accepted.

Candidates with a disability who require reasonable adjustments should contact, Michela Scarpa on 0207 611 1460. The Bar Standards Board operates the ‘two ticks’ scheme.  Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria for this role will be guaranteed an interview under this scheme.

Closing Date:  18 April 2017 at Midday

Proposed Interview Date:  Week commencing 24 April 2017

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