Totum are delighted to be working exclusively with Hogan Lovells to recruit a Head of Practice Operations. Reporting into the Chief Operating Officer, this role will have responsibility for leading the transformation of the middle office services lines that support the legal practices as well as alternative new law operations delivery models.

This is a high-profile global role and as such the successful candidate will be a proven leader operating within a large complex professional services/partnership environment.

About Hogan Lovells

Hogan Lovells is one of the leading global law firms.  Its distinctive market position is founded on the firm’s exceptional breadth of its practice, deep industry knowledge, and on its 'one team' global approach.

With over 40 offices in Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and the United States and a presence in the world's major financial and commercial markets, the firm is well placed to provide excellent business-oriented advice to our clients locally and internationally.

The opportunity 

Reporting into the Chief Operating Officer, the Head of Practice Operations will be responsible for ensuring that the Legal Practices and the ‘new law’ alternative delivery model receives the support it needs to meet disruptive challenges of legal service delivery head on.

This is an exciting opportunity which will have direct responsibility for the Legal Project Management, Alternative Delivery, Technology Assisted Review and Paralegal teams ensuring the teams potential is fully realised.

Working with these teams, the successful candidate will have the vision and strategy to understand the demands of the practice groups and ensure that resources and capability are properly aligned to support these areas. This will enable them to embrace new technologies within their operating models, monetise new service lines, and deliver an efficient and cost-effective service to their clients.

A global position, with team members and stakeholder groups located in offices around the world, the development of high quality relationships and management of stakeholders is key to the success of this role. Key interactions are necessary with members of the firm's International Management Committee, including the Practice Group Leaders and the Managing Partner for Clients & Industries.

If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please contact Julius Reeves at Totum Partners: [email protected]  or Laura McNair at Totum Partners: [email protected]

This assignment is being managed by Totum Partners on an exclusive basis. Any third-party applications will be forwarded to Totum Partners for consideration. 

Job Details

Job Ref: 895054
Hours: Full Time
Location: UK – London
Working Term: Permanent
Salary: Competitive


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