Legal Project Manager 

We are recruiting for a Legal Project Manager to join our FutureLaw team in Bristol, Manchester or Glasgow.

Your Role 
As a Legal Project Manager you will: 

  • Work directly with lawyers and clients on the development of matter plans, pricing, budgets, timelines and documentation of clearly-defined scopes and assumptions on client matters, transactions, cases, outsourcing and projects. 
  • Manage matters, projects and portfolios to help deliver work on time, on budget and within scope, managing scope and cost creep and engaging with key stakeholders (to include clients, partners and other colleagues) to deliver each project as required. 
  • Assist partners and other colleagues in proposals and bids for where legal project management  core to successful legal service delivery. 
  • Apply a consistent LPM approach on all matters. 
  • Work with the Head of LPM and the Senior LPMs team to help upskill people throughout the firm. 
  • Be an advocate for TLT’s LPM capability inside and outside the firm. 
  • This is a hybrid working role requiring a minimum of 3 days per week in office and occasional travel to other TLT or client offices. 

Your Skills and Experience 

  • Law degree or equivalent qualification 
  • Project Management qualification (our preference is APM) 
  • Min 3 years working in a project manager role 
  • Knowledge of and experience using leading project management tools including MS Project  
  • Experience in managing legal projects using established project management methodologies. 
  • An understanding of legal matter reporting 
  • Proficient in MS Excel and PowerPoint 
  • A creative approach to problem solving with an ability to manage critical issues quickly and effectively. 
  • Strong analytical and project management skills including a thorough understanding of how to interpret the client's business needs and translate them into business/operational requirements. 
  • A proven ability to manage multiple projects concurrently. 
  • Excellent communication skills and an ability to engage with stakeholders throughout the business at all levels and across legal teams and business services. 
  • End to end experience of a variety of different legal projects including litigation, corporate transactions, real estate transactions, contract management and remediation as well as involvement in software and service procurement and implementation, software development, business process review and reorganisation and transformation projects. 
  • The ability to deliver and embed Legal and other Tech into a firm with particularly focus on change management. 
  • Experience of working in the legal sector, or professional services environment within a project management team. 

 

Your Team

Clients are increasingly working with law firms based on how they deliver– combining people, process, technology and non-legal expertise – and not just because of a firm's legal services alone. Our expert team of Legal Project Managers help us go beyond these expectations. Working side-by-side with our clients, they design, develop and deliver solutions in partnership with our legal experts and business services teams. Whether it’s high volumes of traditional legal work or we’re helping clients respond to a critical project, the Legal Project Management team makes sure we give our clients choice, providing innovative and flexible solutions alongside consistently high service

 

About TLT

Fast paced, fast growing and forward thinking, TLT is the law firm that helps clients stay one step ahead, and we do the same for our people.

We work with high profile clients in innovative sectors. With local, national and international reach, we have over 1,200 people in offices across the UK and a network of partner firms across Europe, India and the US. In 2021 we were named The Lawyer’s Law Firm of the Year, recognising our incredible success story.

Our purpose is to protect, prepare and progress our clients for what comes next and it’s essential that we do the same for our people, our planet and our communities too. In our open and collaborative culture, we encourage everyone to be their whole self, to have a voice and to contribute.

 

Our Benefits

We value our employees highly and we want you to feel valued. You’ll receive a competitive salary with an annual pay review. You will also have access to an extensive range of benefits via our flexible benefits scheme including 25 days holiday (which will increase to 30 days based upon length of service) and private medical insurance.

At TLT we have a progressive fully flexible working approach. We empower our people to work in a place and at a time that meets their needs, those of their clients and of the wider team and firm. Part of this agile approach is a focus on hybrid working and supporting the work/life balance of our people.

 

TLT is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment and encourages applications from all suitably qualified people, regardless of any of the characteristics protected by the laws in the locations in which we operate.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities and are committed to providing reasonable adjustments, where necessary, to make interviews and jobs more accessible. Should you have any difficulty during the recruitment process, require any reasonable adjustments or an application to Access to work please contact the recruitment team on Recruitment.Operations@TLTsolicitors.com

Summary
TLT-3426
Permanent
Business professionals
Bristol, Manchester, Glasgow
Market Rate, Competitive
Closing Date
Thursday 30 May 2024
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