Office Manager

Mackarness & Lunt is a busy, well-established and successful Firm of solicitors situated in the picturesque town of Petersfield Hampshire that has provided legal services to clients for over 100 years.

The company value high levels of service and giving customers more than they expect is the foundation of their success.

Mackarness & Lunt are seeking an outstanding Office Manager to join their friendly team to start as soon as possible to lead on ensuring the performance, productivity, efficiency, safety, compliance and profitability of the Firm's administrative operations through the provision of effective processes and strategies.

Please note that this is a part time position, 20 hours per week over 5 days, and the actual salary will be £20,000.

The excellent reputation of the Firm is built on the strength of their relationship with their clients and the Partners are looking for a person who has a passion for customer service and who can lead and inspire a small team of administrative staff in the provision of an excellent administrative service.

The successful candidate will have experience of effectively leading a team in a busy office environment (preferably in a legal setting) and, with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, you will be able to relate well to a range of people, remaining calm under pressure.

You will be able to set up, monitor and review effective office procedures and processes, ensuring these are communicated to all team members.

Preferably with experience of compliance with the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Quality Standards, you will work closely with the Firm's Compliance Officers for Legal Practice and Finance Administration.

In addition, you will have some experience of HR administration, processes and policies, as well as relevant health and safety regulations.

Strong IT skills, including the use of Word, Excel and Outlook, are essential, as is the ability to work both independently, as well as part of a team.

Accuracy and attention to detail are critical to this position, as is the ability to actively self-manage and prioritise your work effectively.

You will be able to act with diplomacy and tact and maintain confidentiality at all times.

This is a small Company where everyone helps in whatever way may be required at busy times so a 'can do', positive attitude is very important.

If you have the skills and experience that Mackarness & Lunt are looking for and would like to be part of their friendly, successful team, please attach your CV and covering letter explaining how you meet their requirements, to the link provided by by 5pm 14th January 2022.



  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Perm
  • Rate: £36,364 FTE (Pro rata for Part Time)
  • Location: Petersfield
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Legal
  • Recruiter: Hiring People
  • Contact: Hiring People
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  • Reference: online-30
  • Posted: 2021-12-17 14:59:58 -

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