Legal Project Management and LegalTech Advisor

Legal Project Management and LegalTech Advisor
Région: Bruxelles
Expérience nécessaire: 2 ans
Secteur d'activité: Cabinet d'avocats
Réf: LexGO05/02
Contrat: Durée indéterminée (Temps plein)

Description de la société

Linklaters LLP is a law firm advising the world’s leading companies, financial institutions and governments on their most strategic transactions and assignments. With offices in major business and financial centres, we deliver an outstanding service to our clients anywhere in the world.


Description

The Linklaters Legal Operations team brings together a network of experts who work closely with our lawyers to provide high-quality, practical support for our clients. The Belgian Legal Operations team is part of a global network of specialist teams working closely with our lawyers to ensure that our legal advice is delivered efficiently and at the right price.

Within our Legal Operations team, our Legal Project Management capability is key in creating further service delivery efficiencies by applying traditional project management techniques. We optimise the support and benefits provided, such as scoping, financial transparency, and follow-up on planning and delivery, while continuously monitoring all services to make sure that these are delivered effectively.

Our Legal Technology offering comprises a range of products and platforms to streamline, automate and facilitate legal tasks which historically have been completed manually. The team harnesses AI tools, bespoke and “off-the shelf” software, and in-house designed Linklaters technology to support transactional and non-transactional matters.

This Legal Project Management and LegalTech Advisor role will be based out of Belgium, integrating the existing local team and embedded in the European team.

Key responsibilities

The ideal candidate is an (ex-)lawyer looking to leverage their experience to support matter teams in delivering quality work in an efficient way.

As a Legal Project Management and LegalTech Advisor you will:

  • Support the delivery of matters as a Legal Project Manager, incorporating key project management tasks such as: planning, pricing, coordinating, reporting, budget management and client liaison;
  • Deliver or support the delivery of LegalTech solutions on matters, e.g. by applying our A.I. solutions or setting up and managing workspaces in our deal and matter management platforms;
  • Liaising closely with lawyers for all of the above and building credible relationships with the teams at all levels;
  • Share good practices internally and assist partners/lawyers on the solutions offering;
  • Nurture a culture of continuous improvement across the office together with a guiding coalition of partners/lawyers and the Legal Operations team;
  • Attend regular global Legal Operations meetings / calls such as Legal Project Management, LegalTech or Innovation catch-ups as well as attend Legal Operations related events.

Practical experience and skills 

  • Work experience of minimum 2 years. 
  • Legal industry experience, preferably as a practicing lawyer; or alternatively, experience with Legal Project Management and/or LegalTech.
  • Experience in successfully applying project management techniques and LegalTech tools is a plus.
  • Mastering of Microsoft Excel is a plus.

Languages 

  • Fluency in English (no native proficiency required, however) and Dutch is a plus. 
  • Written and spoken proficiency in any other language is a distinct advantage.

Technical Skills:

This list of duties and responsibilities above is not exhaustive.  It is intended to describe the general content of, and requirements for, the performance of this job. As such, the role may also include the undertaking of additional tasks as required.

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