We are currently looking to recruit a Senior Legal Project Manager for one of the most prestigious international law firms – a firm that is leading the way in new innovations to enhance the way it delivers services to its clients.

The Project Management Office (PMO) in this firm is dedicated to providing legal project management tools, training and support to the firm’s lawyers to enhance the delivery of legal work, setting the firm apart from its competitors.

The purpose of this role is to help increase efficiency, provide exceptional client service and increase profitability on the most complex matters through effective legal project management. This position will accelerate the firm’s ability to deliver tangible financial and non-financial benefits on selected key matters (in conjunction with the legal team), and to develop, co-ordinate, and implement consistent best practice across the firm.

Supporting the lead matter partner and matter manager through the lifecycle of complex matters; responsibilities will include:

  • Working closely with lead partners to support the efficient management of sophisticated client engagements.
  • Supporting those matters where management to the agreed commercial terms is critical, and where there are a large number of practice areas, fee earners or jurisdictions involved. Support will primarily be given by supporting client teams to better manage project scope and delivery, resulting in capturing out of scope revenue, minimising write-offs, and improving overall matter efficiency.
  • Fostering the integration of legal project management techniques into the culture of the firm and in specific client engagements through the utilisation of the firm’s technology, the deployment of firm resources, and by helping to engineer engagement plans that result in high value to the client, exceptional client service and high profitability for the firm.
  • Defining and implementing legal project management best practices throughout the firm through training and tool development.

The successful candidate will be qualified lawyer with experience of Project Management within a law firm or professional services environment where they have been client facing. They will also have a demonstrable track record in in leading and managing complex projects to time and budget. The role will involve direct client contact therefore excellent communication, professionalism and interpersonal skills are essential.

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Job Details

Job Ref: 23094
Hours: Full Time
Location: UK – London
Working Term: Permanent
Salary: Competitive

Contact

Julius Reeves Julius Reeves

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+44 (0)20 7614 9208

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