Senior Business Development Manager - Energy & Infrastructure Sector

Tuesday 16 Apr 2024

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Are you a dynamic and experienced professional seeking a pivotal role in shaping the future of a Magic Circle law firm’s global Energy & Infrastructure sector? Look no further! We are currently seeking a talented individual to join this leading global law firm.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development of the global Energy & Infrastructure sector, collaborating closely with sector consultants, leaders, and partners across the firm.
  • Act as an ambassador for cross-selling, intelligence sharing, and identifying new business opportunities.
  • Assist corporate partners with targeting and pitching to energy and infrastructure clients and opportunities.
  • Collaborate with the BDM teams in other practices to support the growth of energy and infrastructure clients.
  • Mentor and manage a junior manager and two advisors within the team.
  • Support client targeting initiatives and profile raising activities, including social media and PR management.
  • Lead business development and marketing activities aligned with sector/client plan objectives.
  • Implement the Client Insights Programme across priority clients.
  • Identify and pursue profile-raising opportunities such as conference speaking slots and sponsorships.


  • At least 6 years’ experience, preferably within a law firm or professional services environment with team management experience.
  • Strong team player with a track record of delivering excellence with professionalism.
  • Experience or interest in the developing energy and infrastructure markets.
  • High attention to detail and a proactive problem-solving approach.
  • Results-driven mindset with a hands-on approach to delivery.
  • Resilience, tenacity, and confidence in advising at partner level.
  • Excellent written skills for producing high-quality documents and copy.

This role offers a unique opportunity to be at the forefront of the evolving energy and infrastructure sectors. While based in London, you will have significant interaction with global colleagues, making this role truly international in scope. With line management responsibilities and ample opportunities for partner and lawyer interaction, this role promises a dynamic and fast-paced work environment. If you're ready to make an impact in a changing world and embrace the challenge of diverse responsibilities, apply now to join our team!

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.