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Managed Legal Services Senior Lawyer


Pricewaterhousecoopers LLP
Location: Belfast
Job type: Permanent
Category: Lawyer Jobs
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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'll 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.

Tax

We help organisations and the people who run them answer the big business questions. How should we raise finance? Where should we be based? How should we reward our people? With some 3,300 experts whose expertise covers every conceivable area of taxation, we’re one of the UK’s leading tax practices.

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.



Diversity

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.
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'll 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.

Tax

We help organisations and the people who run them answer the big business questions. How should we raise finance? Where should we be based? How should we reward our people? With some 3,300 experts whose expertise covers every conceivable area of taxation, we’re one of the UK’s leading tax practices.

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.



Diversity

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.
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