Our client is an innovative law firm that builds their own solutions to solve their clients’ problems. Client demand has been so high that this team is now growing and looking for their first dedicated LPM to enable this revenue-generating practice area to scale sustainably. Product-related project management experience in the legal world a definite plus, as is the ability to work well with senior stakeholders, both internal and external.

The Role

As the Legal Project Manager you would have full oversight, and take ownership, of the pre-existing and new projects in our client’s Solutions team, acting as the central point between the client service and developments teams. More specifically you will:

  • Have involvement in gathering the requirements, creating the roadmap and establishing the design of client and internal solutions
  • Be involved in the data capture / analysis and visualisation strategy for each platform
  • Work with our Solutions Managers to help manage the build of the resulting solutions and keeping the client (internal or external), Knowledge, the Development team, R&C and other stakeholders engaged, consulted and informed
  • Test solutions (including directly with clients) and discuss/plan for roadmap of iterative changes
  • Continually manage capacity and resource within the team, ensuring each project is sufficiently resourced against competing priorities
  • Develop process templates for certain worktypes (for use within, and across, service lines)
  • Develop project management templates for certain worktypes – connected to the products that we create
  • Become a key enabler of adoption by client lawyers or internal lawyers of the new tools
  • Play a key role in liaison with clients or internal lawyers through project lifecycle, and ongoing client CRM

The Candidate

This is a brand new role for the team, so we’re ideally looking for someone who has demonstrable project management experience gained within the legal industry. Experience as a Business Analyst would also be very useful for this role.

Ideally you will also have experience in:

  • Transactional work, and managing transactional processes – eg, DD, CPs, Deal management
  • Client-facing experience
  • An interest in technology, disruption and problem solving
  • Coding abilities are not a pre-requisite, but some understanding of coding principles and / or any experience would be useful
  • Willingness to fail, learn and improve ideas and solutions
  • A mind given to curiosity, creativity and a desire to change things for the better

To apply for this role, please email your CV to henry@harriersearch.com

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