Managed Legal Services Senior Lawyer


PwC

2018-10-12 00:04:51

Job location Belfast City, Belfast, United Kingdom

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Legal

Job description

A career in our Legal Management Services practice, within Legal Services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients adopt a more strategic approach to global entity governance across their organisations. We help our clients and their legal entities with the incorporation of new companies, on going compliance with local legislation, and restructuring of their global businesses to manage governance and compliance risks.

Our team helps our clients apply a unique methodology to legal function management in order to assess performance and organisational optimisation. You\u0027ll focus consulting on the role of legal departments and their heads within companies, the structure and size of legal functions, and costs of their effective operation.Responsibilities
As a Senior Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Proactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Directors and above
  • Be involved in the financial management of clients
  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients
  • Develop project strategies to solve complex technical challenges for our clients
  • Manage and deliver large projects by developing the project team, assessing engagement risks throughout, driving conclusions, and reviewing / challenging the output produced by the team
  • Shape and deliver projects to meet and exceed the expectations of our clients and our own quality criteria
  • Train, coach, and supervise team members
  • Continue to develop internal relationships and developing your PwC brand
Essential skills/Requirements
  • Qualified solicitor in England & Wales or equivalent common law jurisdiction;
  • Excellent academic background;
  • Commercial contract expert;
  • 7+ years' PQE;
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and to thrive in a fast-paced environment;
  • The ability to us initiative and a willingness to embrace innovation and continuous improvement;
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team;
  • Ability to harness new technology to deliver better services, faster; and
  • Ability to coach and manage junior team members and provide quality assurance and control.
The ideal candidate will be required to demonstrate the following
  • excellent communication skills and a positive "can do" attitude - ability to achieve goals through teamwork, direct and indirect influence and collaboration
  • strong technical legal skills
  • a keen ability to learn in a fast moving, innovative and technology enabled environment and a desire to be part of the movement to modernise the in-house delivery of legal services and advance the practice of New Law Services.
Knowledge of or previous experience in the Managed Legal Services or In-House industries would be advantageous and looked on favourably but not mandatory.

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