Legal Operations Business Partner

Thursday 20 Jun 2024

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A leading international law firm has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Legal Operations professional to join them as their Legal Operations Business Partner.

The Legal Operations team supports their lawyers to deliver their legal matters more effectively and efficiently by applying legal project management (LPM) principles. This includes training, hands on support on matters, developing project management resources and process improvement projects.

This strategic role is dedicated to identifying and implementing changes that enhance working practices, ensuring the profitable and efficient delivery of matters.

Responsibilities will include:

Strategic Planning:

  • Contribute to growth objectives and support to build Legal Operations service lines.
  • Act as a senior member of the practice group operations team to implement the Legal Ops strategy.

Project Management:

  • Responsible for end to end management of projects and matters related to your specific practice group.
  • Identify opportunities to implement LPM resources and methodologies.
  • Demonstrate understanding of specific types of legal work and how to design tailored delivery solutions.

Data Analysis:

  • Ability to gather, analyse and derive informed insights from relevant data/
  • Define relevant KPI’s and metrics to articulate value and reporting
  • Strong financial acumen to understand different financial models.


The successful applicant will be an experienced Ops professional from professional services or the legal sector, ideally holding PRINCE2 and/or Lean Six Sigma qualifications. You will be able to demonstrate business change delivery projects experience and will have strong ability to translate objectives into tangible outputs. Given the nature of the role, you will be able to demonstrate financial and commercial acumen to be able to excel in the role and lead with initiative.


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.