The Council of the Inns of Court (COIC) Operations Manager - Maternity Cover



Closing Date

Operations Manager (Maternity Cover)

Fixed Term for 10 Months from Monday 22 August 2016


The Council of the Inns of Court (COIC) is a long standing committee of the Inns of Court.

On 1 July 2014 it was incorporated as a charity with the objects of promoting the sound administration of the law and advancing education in the administration and practice of the law including promoting high standards of advocacy. COIC advances the first object principally through the Bar Tribunal and Adjudication Service (BTAS) and the second object principally through the Advocacy Training Council (ATC).

Inns of Court College of Advocacy (ICCA)/Advocacy Training Council (ATC)
The ATC provides leadership, guidance and co-ordination in relation to the pursuit of excellence in advocacy. It enjoys a growing international reputation for its activities both at home and abroad in supporting the advocacy training of the Inns and Circuits and providing training overseas. The ATC has played a leading role in the development of The Advocate’s Gateway (TAG) which provides ground breaking guidance on the treatment of vulnerable witnesses in court.

COIC is expanding on the success of the ATC and strengthening its work by establishing the Inns of Court College of Advocacy (ICCA). The ambition is to create a global centre of excellence in the study and practice of advocacy. It will provide a new and unique service for the domestic and global profession, providing online education and training resources from early study to established specialist practice.

Please see the ATC’s website for further information about their activities: Advocacy Training Council

COIC is currently based at 2 King’s Bench Walk, Temple, London EC4Y 7DE and will be relocating in October 2016 to 9 Gray's Inn Square, London, WC1R 5JD

The Role
The vacancy is for the role of Operations Manager for a period of 10 months from Monday 22 August 2016. The Operations Manager is responsible for overseeing the work of the small staff team of the College to ensure efficient and high quality administration and organisation of training events and projects for barristers, students and tutors.

Further Information
Job Description and Person Specification

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

Candidates interested in discussing or applying for the role are invited to contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by no later than Friday 24 June.

COIC values equality and diversity and is committed to ensuring its processes and procedures are fair, transparent and free from unlawful discrimination. To ensure we are treating candidates fairly, we monitor all stages of the appointment process. We therefore ask that you complete an Equality & Diversity monitoring form and submit this with your application.


Friday 24 June 2016