Supervising Solicitor - Birmingham Law Firm
Opportunity within Birmingham private practice
Taking the lead on supervising paralegals / legal assistants on projects
About Our Client
A large Birmingham law firm.
Are you a solicitor within a law firm looking to move away from a traditional fee earning role? Do you enjoy the hands-on responsibnilities that come with supervising paralegals and junior members of staff?
We are working with a Birmingham practice firm who are looking to bring somebody in to help manage a large team of paralegals alongside two other team leaders. The team act on a range of projects across different areas of law from corporate to Corporate/Banking through to litigation. The firm is open minded on the background of the candidate in terms of their specialism but ideally you will have strong transactional Corporate/Finance experience.
The role will report into senior managers and you will have day to day responsibility for:
- Supervising fter a large team of paralegals - helping them deliver projects effectively on time, allocating work to them and dealing with any problems/issues
- Working to tight deadlines to deliver projects
- Working on the projects - this could range from document review through to producing documents
- Dealing with external and internal stakeholders
- Briefing teams on projects and delegating tasks effectively
This role would suit somebody who enjoys the supervisory element of being a lawyer. You will strong organisation skills and be able to manage your own workload as well as ensuring others are hitting their targets.
What the role can offer you:
- A different type of role away from a traditional fee-earning private practice position
- The chance to liaise with different stakeholders
- Working as part of a team
- A varied role across different areas of law
The Successful Applicant
This role will suit a solicitor who comes from a commercial background either in a Corporate/Commercial or Banking team.
It's likely that you will have at least 2y PQE as a qualified solicitor. Our client will consider solicitors with a range of PQE.
What's on Offer
Competitive salary, working on large scale projects.