Legal Project Manager

Posted 11 October by Harcourt Matthews Ltd

Legal Project Manager

London EC2

£70,000 - £85,000 + bonus / benefits

Please forward a Word copy of your CV if you wish to apply

This leading international Legal Professional Services group operating in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, boasts a strong track record of delivering high quality services to a blue-chip portfolio of clients in some of the fastest growing markets in the world. Ongoing expansion has created a new opportunity for a 2:1/1st class graduate and part qualified or qualified PRINCE 2, APMP or Six Sigma to undertake a Legal Project Manager role. With a remit to deliver complex matters across key international practice groups, your brief comprises legal project management and service excellence. As a Legal Project Manager your varied brief includes:

  • Ensuring project management best practice is applied to complex matters
  • Establishing initial scoping, planning, delivery, mobilisation to lessons learnt
  • Coordination of project management activity, control & monitoring across matters
  • Management of risks, assumptions, issues & dependencies
  • Identifying opportunities & challenges
  • Delivery of value & financial savings across legal matters
  • Supporting fee earners in delivering complex legal matters using service excellence standards
  • Maintaining a strong reputation for delivery across the firm
  • Building robust relationships with Partners on service excellence standards
  • Coaching fee earners in application of service excellence standards
  • Working with Marketing & Business Development in identifying project management opportunities

As a 2:1/1st class graduate and part qualified or qualified PRINCE 2, APMP or Six Sigma, you will demonstrate relevant project management experience of client-facing, complex matters gained within a Legal or Professional Services firm or an in-house Legal function. The gravitas to manage and influence key stakeholders, outstanding interpersonal and presentation skills and the ability to manage several concurrent project lifecycles is prerequisite. A professional and proactive approach is essential alongside evidence of consulting, coaching and advisory skills.


Harcourt Matthews is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Our divisions include Accounting & Finance; Legal Operations; HR - Human Resources & Personnel; IT - Information Technology; Pfi/PPP & FM; Procurement & Purchasing; Project Management & PMO; Sales & Marketing.

Ref: BHJOB3543_5396

Required skills

  • Legal
  • Project Management
  • Six Sigma
  • Stakeholder Management

Application question

Are you authorised to work in the UK?

Reference: 42944302

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