Head of Legal Project Management

Tuesday 16 Apr 2024

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A fantastic opportunity for an experienced project manager to join a leading global law firm as their Head of Legal Project Management. This global role will have overall responsibility for championing and building out the firm’s LPM capacity, and will work closely with key stakeholders to develop and implement plans to achieve the firms vision.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Develop, manage and continually improve the firm’s LPM program, working in collaboration with lawyers and other key stakeholders.
  • Build engagement with partners and lawyers to promote the virtues, benefits and principles of LPM across the firm.
  • Develop, document and put into practice a common but flexible and agile LPM methodology, supported, as required, by templates and tools, which will be utilised by both LPMs and lawyers.
  • Work with the lead LPMs across practice groups to manage the day-to-day global operations of the team and to ensure high quality service and support is provided.
  • Provide coaching, training and development to members of the LPM team.
  • Proactively track and measure the performance of the LPM team in delivery of its initiatives, communicating successes through appropriate internal and external communications channels


The ideal candidate will have gained extensive project management experience in a senior level/managerial capacity, preferably in a large law firm or professional services firm, and will possess a deep knowledge of law firm management metrics, and how day-to-day legal practice interacts with those metrics.


Equal Opportunities

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