Role details

Legal Project Manager

City of London   •   £65,000 - £80,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Legal Project Management
  • Project Management Methodology (Prince2, MSP etc)

About Our Client

Magic Circle Law Firm - Legal Project Manager - City of London

Job Description

City of London

  • The purpose of this role is to help increase efficiency, provide exceptional client service and increase profitability on our most complex matters through effective legal project management.

  • This position will accelerate our 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 our firm.

  • Working closely with lead partners, the Legal Project Manager (LPM) will assist the efficient management of sophisticated client engagements, and will relieve busy lawyers of certain non-legal activities.

  • The LPM will directly support 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

  • The LPM will help foster 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.

  • The LPM will be instrumental in defining and implementing legal project management best practices throughout the firm through training and tool development.

The Successful Applicant

Legal Project Manager

The successful candidate will be hard working, enthusiastic, a team player, have a high level of initiative and a willingness to learn. Advanced organisational skills, attention to detail and exemplary writing skills are key. The role will involve direct client contact therefore excellent communication, professionalism and interpersonal skills are essential.

What's on Offer

Excellent senior project management position available in top Law firm offering a highly competitive package.

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