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HR manager

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Hanne & Co
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Company Profile

Hanne & Co is a medium sized law firm operating from 3 x offices (2 x in Battersea and 1 in Surrey.) We are a team of 6 x equity partners, 5 x salaried partners and 50 staff / consultants in addition.

We provide legal advice in a wide range of areas, from family law to criminal law with a mixture of privately paid and legal aid work. Our current and ongoing expansion, having recently moved to beautiful riverside offices, has led to the necessity of a dedicated HR manager to help manage and grow the company going forward. We are committed to the professional development of all of our staff.

Position Summary

The HR Manager will be the face of Human Resources in The Candle Factory office, working alongside the office manager and the partners. This role will handle full-cycle recruitment (to include initial interviews and exit interviews), employee relations, benefits, performance management and employee engagement.

What makes this a great opportunity?

  • Ability to work for a modern, forward thinking, prestigious and well regarded law firm with continuous growth;
  • Excellent work environment;
  • Family friendly and work life balance focused;
  • High exposure to business strategy and marketing.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage Full-Cycle recruitment (sourcing, interviewing, extending offers, etc.);
  • Implementing and developing HR structures across the firm;
  • Drafting and provision of contracts;
  • Liaising with the SRA in relation to periods of recognised training alongside the training partner;
  • Dealing with new staff members, to include staff inductions;
  • Provide guidance and expertise in all employee relations matters;
  • Act as the main point of contact for recruitment and drive hiring across the entire business;
  • Maintain department records and reports
  • Contribute to the development of HR department goals, objectives, and systems;
  • Mentor/coach department heads / supervisors to improve human resources skill management;
  • Assist with marketing of the firm.

Key Competencies/Skills

  • Candidates must possess excellent “people” skills;
  • Strong business acumen;
  • Sound HR generalist experience;
  • Ability to build and nurture relationships with employees;
  • Strong communication skills (Oral and Written);
  • Consummate professionalism at all times;
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with the ability to adapt to what the market dictates;
  • Marketing skills a distinct advantage.

Education and Experience


  • Relevant Bachelor’s Degree


  • 3-5 years of HR Generalist experience required
  • 2-4 years of full-cycle recruitment required
  • Knowledge / experience of the legal industry highly desirable.

Job Type: Full-time Monday to Friday 9.30am – 5.30pm (though part-time applications will be considered) 

Please send your CV along with a covering letter setting out your salary expectations using the application button below. 

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