Banking / Commercial / Litigation / Corporate Paralegal - Manager - Corporate, commercial and / or banking experience - £30,000 - £38,000 (Excellent training provided)
CORPORATE / COMMERCIAL / LITIGATION / BANKING PARALEGAL (MANAGERIAL POSITION) - MANCHESTER
Banking / Commercial / Corporate Paralegal (Team Manager) - This is an exciting strategic position within the Manchester office of this leading global firm. Candidates are encouraged to apply from various backgrounds such as corporate, commercial, litigation or banking. Applicants with strong leadership and project management experience are especially sought after, though thorough training will be provided.
WORK DELIVERED BY THE TEAM
The range of fee earning work covered by the team is vast and varied. However, this is a management role and the successful applicant will be expected to lead and motivate a team of around 12 to 15 junior paralegals / fee earners who support on various deals undertaken by the firm.
Typically, the tasks given to more junior paralegals within the department range from assisting on due diligence exercises, to document review as well as supporting on large pieces of commercial litigation. As a Manager of such a team, you will have very limited fee earning responsibilities. Your role will focus more on managing the team in terms of productivity and capacity and conducting and necessary reviews and setting relevant KPIs in terms of career progression.
Our client is a respected global law firm. They are looking for those with a legal background in corporate, commercial, banking or commercial litigation. Perhaps you already have experience leading a team or perhaps you are looking for a step up into a management role. Either way, we would be keen to hear from you.
FURTHER OPPORTUNITIES TO PROGRESS
Our client has a fantastic reputation for developing staff and has a reputable in-house training scheme which affords all lawyers excellent ongoing development. Successful applicants will be able to take advantage of a 2-week training course when starting with the firm to bring them up to speed with the fim's systems and its cutting edge law tech. New recruits will also benefit from an insightful 'buddy scheme' which enables new starters to shadow more experienced managers before they get started.
In short, if you are looking for a challenging and engaging managerial position where you can have a real impact, please do apply to find out more.