Legal Project Management sits within our Best Delivery programme. The Best Delivery vision is to achieve the highest standard in legal service delivery, creating the greatest possible value for our clients. Our application of continuous improvement, project management, smart technology and resourcing work together to improve outcomes for our clients.
As a Legal Project Manager, you will have an impact on how we deliver high-end complex legal advice to our largest clients.
You will work on client matters as a core part of the client team recording time against those matters. You will help enhance the client experience and add value through efficient project management. The three objectives of our LPM programme are to:
You will track workstreams, work with clients, monitor resourcing, manage budgets, and integrate Best Delivery solutions into our largest and most complex projects. You will bring new ideas and expertise to an evolving role within a rapidly changing legal market.
Who you will work with
You will work on a range of projects (legal matters), working across multiple clients and sectors on up to five project teams at any one time. These multi-disciplinary teams will be made up of trainees, lawyers, partners, secretaries, business development, billing and others who form part of a client matter team.
You will need to establish strong relationships with a range of stakeholders, including partners, lawyers, General Managers, Business Professionals and other members of the regional Best Delivery programme. You will be able to develop sustainable relationships, understanding stakeholder needs, identifying ways to address these needs and demonstrating influencing skills to deliver business objectives.
You will collaborate with other Legal Project Management colleagues around our global network. You will also work closely with other members of the wider Best Delivery community, including Legal Technology Advisors, Best Delivery Advisors, Delivery Centres and Continuous Improvement professionals.
What you will be responsible for
You will support our partners by delivering outstanding project management on our largest, most complex legal matters.
What you will do
Your career experience so far
You will have a background in project management, ideally gained within a professional services or complex matrix environment.
A qualification or industry recognised certification in project or programme management is desirable, but is not essential, as we are happy to support team members with these qualifications.
Collaboration, influencing and internal networking are all key skills to make an impact as a Legal Project Manager within the Firm.
How we will support you
As a Firm, we make a significant investment in training and supporting members of the team through their career at the Firm.
We offer opportunities to access externally recognised training qualifications, including Lean Six Sigma, Prince2 and training in change management and technology. In addition to this, the nature of the work and interaction with the team will drive continuous on-the-job learning.
About the Firm
Whatever your area of expertise, you will find a range of career opportunities at Clifford Chance. And wherever you’re heading, Clifford Chance is where you can be true to your ambitions.
Our Firm, work and people span jurisdictions, cultures and languages. In a world where commercial success increasingly relies on globalisation, we offer clients a truly international perspective and we offer our people a rewarding and stimulating career.
We're proud of our approachable, friendly and team-based way of working. Highly professional and self-assured, with an entrepreneurial streak, our people are more than happy to share their expertise and knowledge.
At Clifford Chance we understand that our true asset is our people. Inclusion is good for our team and their families, our Firm and society.
We are committed to treating all employees and applicants fairly and equally regardless of their gender, gender identity and expression, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, national or ethnic origin, social or economic background, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation, or age. This applies to recruitment and selection, terms and conditions of employment including pay, promotion, training, transfer and every other aspect of employment.
Our goal is to deliver an equality of opportunity, an equality of aspiration and an equality of experience to everyone who works in our firm. Find out more
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