Client & Market Development Senior Manager - Private Equity

Monday 13 May 2024

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Are you ready to play a pivotal role in shaping and driving the growth strategy for a leading international private equity practice at a Magic Circle law firm? We are seeking a dynamic individual to lead business development initiatives and increase market share in key financial centers globally. With an ambitious growth strategy in place, Private Equity is a core pillar of this institution and this role is a key advisory element within their growth story. As Client & Market Development Senior Manager - Private Equity, you will collaborate closely with senior partners and the wider Client and Market Development team to identify new business opportunities and develop strategic partnerships.

Key Responsibilities:

Strategy and Implementation:

  • Support and execute the PE strategy, aligning it with the firm's overall strategy.
  • Collaborate closely with PE partners, the Chief Client Officer, relevant partners, associates, and CMD/BCM professionals to implement PE action plans.
  • Ensure cross-practice, cross-sector, and cross-functional alignment to achieve proper coverage and effective strategy execution.
  • Regularly report on progress against the plan and refine the approach accordingly.

Client and Market Development:

  • Act as the go-to expert on the Firm's expertise in Private Equity, utilising comprehensive knowledge of internal databases and quarterly performance metrics.
  • Coordinate high-profile market-facing initiatives sponsored by the firm.
  • Lead on the delivery of core transactional business development and marketing activities – managing a well regarded team
  • Track the effectiveness of business development initiatives and fine-tune strategies as needed.


  • Extensive experience in business development, preferably within a law firm or professional services environment with a focus on private equity.
  • Strong understanding of the private equity market, key players, and regulatory landscape.
  • Proven track record of developing and executing successful business development strategies and initiatives.
  • Excellent relationship-building skills.
  • Strong leadership and team management abilities.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong technical proficiency and familiarity with relevant tools.

Equal Opportunities

As a responsible business, it is important that we represent the diversity of our people, our clients and our communities. We believe that the firms that thrive are those with the most diverse team; that's why we work so hard to source the best talent from the broadest pool possible. As an equal opportunities employer we strive to accommodate anyone who may have specific needs. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made during the selection process, please talk to a member of the recruitment team so that any required adjustments can be made in advance.