Legal Senior Team Lead (4 PQE+) - 12 month contract

Posted 03 November 2021
Salary£60000 - £65000 per annum
LocationBirmingham
Job type Permanent
ReferenceHL 9611_1635973409
Contact NameHeather Lawson

Job description

This is a unique role that would suit a qualified solicitor (4PQE+ qualified in any jurisdiction) who is seeking a role that is both management focused and fee earning. This 12 month fixed term contract would see you working with one of the most innovative law firms in Europe.

This firm understands the changes that are transforming the delivery of legal services is happening across the legal landscape and have developed a team in their Birmingham office that is known for its legal excellence.

This position will be form part of a management team who have responsibility for resource planning and matter management, as well as being a point of escalation, and will require a lawyer who has strong project management skills and experience of drafting cost estimates for matters.

Other key responsibilities will include

  • supporting Team Leaders and in developing and coaching their paralegals teams
  • ensuring the tracking of budgets, timelines and spend and preparing reports for the same
  • proactively helping to raise process improvements

In order to be considered for this role you will need the following:

  • Be a qualified lawyer
  • Have experience in a commercial practice area
  • have experience of supervising lawyers and paralegals

This role can be offered on a part time basis (4 days) or a full time basis and can be a hybrid model of remote and office working (this role cannot be wholly remote)

This position is open to all qualified lawyers, and perhaps may suit someone who is returning to work after a break, or is seeking a role that is not 100% fee earning. This is an opportunity to join an award winning team.

Inventum's approach to equity, diversity & inclusion

Inventum Group seeks talent from the widest pool possible. We are committed to fair and equitable recruitment processes, regardless of applicant's background or characteristics, and we actively encourage applications from underrepresented and diverse talent.

Please let us know if you require any adjustments to our application process. If you have any suggestions about how we can improve our processes, please do let us know - we want to do better.

Inventum's approach to job applictions

It is Inventum Group's policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual applicants. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you.