Legal Project Analyst

Dentons has an exciting new opportunity for a well organised, enthusiastic graduate who is looking for the chance to launch a career in the Legal Project Management profession and play a part in supporting a dynamic, fast-paced global law firm.

Role

The legal services market is experiencing a period of significant change.  Driven by growing expectations, new technology and an evolving competitor market place. Our clients are increasingly looking for new approaches to satisfy the needs of their legal challenges.

Dentons Legal Project Management Team is growing and we have an opportunity for a Legal Project Manger to join our London based LPM team. Reporting to the Head of Legal Project Management, the role will be required to work in the Real Estate practice group. .

Our LPMs work alongside legal delivery teams in a client facing role. You will work closely with Partners and their teams to manage and co-ordinate the delivery of legal work to solve client's complex legal challenges. Our goal is to focus on all aspects of delivery, process improvement and innovation, providing clients with an exceptional level of service throughout the full matter lifecycle.

We are looking for high performing candidates from either a legal or professional services consulting background who have experience in delivering complex projects and/or implementing change.

Responsibilities

  • Support Legal Project Managers to manage, co-ordinate and improve efficiency in the delivery of client matters
  • Gather, compile and analyse data in a logical and efficient manner
  • Use written communication to clearly and effectively present information, ideas and approaches
  • Provide Input into producing tracking and progress reports
  • Draft project documents such as project plans, schedules, milestone and action tracking
  • Contribute to problem solving by suggesting appropriate ideas for options and recommendations
  • Deliver appropriately structured deliverables without significant guidance
  • Provide input for project meetings including agenda, status updates, financials tracking, action logging,
  • Support internal Legal Project Management initiatives

Experience Skills & Knowledge

  • A strong academic record of graduate level
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office tools – Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio
  • Strong budgeting and numeracy skills

Personal Attributes

  • Ability to work flexibly in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Highly organised with excellent prioritisation and planning skills
  • Quick to learn new skills
  • Willing take on responsibility
  • Confident communicator with the ability to interact at all levels
  • Excellent attention to detail

Firm Profile

Dentons is a global law firm driven to provide a competitive edge in an increasingly complex and interconnected world. A top 20 firm on the Acritas 2014 Global Elite Brand Index, Dentons is committed to challenging the status quo in delivering consistent and uncompromising quality in new and inventive ways. Dentons' clients now benefit from 3,000 lawyers and professionals in more than 80 locations spanning 50-plus countries. With a legacy of legal experience that dates back to 1742 and builds on the strengths of our foundational firms—Salans, Fraser Milner Casgrain (FMC), SNR Denton and McKenna Long & Aldridge—the Firm serves the local, regional and global needs of private and public clients.  

Equal Opportunities

Dentons is committed to providing equal opportunities for all.  If, as a result of a disability, you believe that there are aspects of the recruitment process or job that you would find more difficult than a non-disabled person, please tell us as soon as possible.  We will then be able to discuss with you any reasonable adjustments that could be made to the recruitment process or the job itself.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.

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