Litigation Project Manager

  • Job Reference: 72826
  • Date Posted: 28 April 2022
  • Recruiter: Lipson Lloyd-Jones
  • Location: .
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Commercial Lit, Private Practice, Professional Support
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jon Cowdry
  • Email: jon@ll-j.com
  • Telephone: 020 7600 1690

Job Description

THE FIRM

A highly regarded commercial firm based in the South East

THE ROLE

  • Planning resource and workstreams on large pieces of litigation to ensure that they are managed in a cost effective and efficient manner
  • Scoping and running large electronic disclosure exercises for ongoing matters;
  • Managing costs on large pieces of litigation and monitoring against estimates and budgets
  • Scoping and implementing projects identified as part of business planning;
  • Working closely with the litigation PSL to deliver a comprehensive training programme and suite of precedents for the use of lawyers;
  • Reporting on progress of department projects to HoD
  • Creating processes that are matter specific to aid billing and profit realisation/recognition
  • Manage cross team communication and management of timelines of ongoing matters to ensure staff availability
  • Ensuring alignment between knowledge management and aims identified in business planning;
  • Contributing to project management of firm wide and departmental initiatives

THE PERSON

A successful candidate will be a qualified lawyer with project management and/or litigious experience looking for a change from pure fee earning work.

You will ideally have a Legal Project Management qualification and will need to be strongly self-motivated with a pro-active and logical approach to planning.

The team is looking for someone hands on and able to bring a fresh and innovative perspective to the ways the department is currently doing things with a view to changing established practices if it is appropriate.

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