Corporate KDL / PSL Fixed Term Contract

  • Job Reference: 74199M
  • Date Posted: 2 April 2024
  • Recruiter: Lipson Lloyd-Jones
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: £City
  • Sector: Corporate, Information Technology, Intellectual Property
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Marian Lloyd-Jones
  • Email: marian@ll-j.com
  • Telephone: 020 7600 1690

Job Description

THE FIRM

A top UK law firm.

THE ROLE

A Knowledge Development Lawyer (Corporate), to join the firm on 12-month Fixed term contract basis.

You'll be responsible for implementing the firm's Knowledge Strategy within the Corporate group in a team of two.

It is important that the person in this role can demonstrate both the ability to work independently on tasks and projects and also as part of a wider team.

Developing a strong knowledge-sharing culture is at the centre of this firm's Knowledge Strategy and underpins its efficiency and profitability, drives new business, enhances its reputation and deepens relationships with clients.

Working with the Corporate Knowledge Partner to establish current priorities your role will include:

Leading, motivating and facilitating knowledge-sharing within the practice group, taking responsibility for developing a collaborative, knowledge-sharing culture among all lawyers.

Developing and maintaining precedents, automated documents, practice notes, checklists, toolkits, clause banks and other forms of know-how.

Facilitating and leading know-how meetings to ensure that new developments, legal and practical knowledge and experience are shared;

Collecting know-how from lawyers, reviewing this and making it available via the Knowledge system.

Developing efficient, practical and meaningful current awareness for the group.

Working with the Research & Information Services team and the Knowledge Partner to identify the external knowledge resources (legal and business-based) required by the group.

Assisting fee-earners with technical queries, encouraging in all lawyers a confident use of existing resources.

Mentoring trainees and junior Associates, and guiding on the correct use of electronic tools, such as DocuSign.

THE CANDIDATE

An experienced Corporate lawyer with 7pqe+, experience as a PDL/KDL an advantage, you will ideally have experience with Innovation Technology (Document Automation and Artificial Intelligence).

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.