Knowledge Lawyer, Corporate

England, London, City of London
25 Nov 2021
01 Dec 2021
Jennifer Wellspeak
Practice Area
PQE Level
5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

A Part Time Corporate Knowledge Management role with an prestigious London firm.

Our client, a prestigious London law firm, are looking for a corporate lawyer to join them as a knowledge manager in a part time role. This is a newly created role, so would suit someone who has either acted as a Corporate PSL or has been a Corporate Partner, but would like to transition away from the transactional.

The Team

The firm's Corporate team has market-leading profile in complex, high-value transactional and advisory work. They are recognised as being pre-eminent in the private capital sector. They have particular focus on the private wealth and financial services sectors as well as technology, publishing, education and media.

The firm are looking for an experienced corporate knowledge lawyer or a senior corporate lawyer who is keen to move into a knowledge role, to provide professional and technical legal support to fee-earners and clients. The role will include:

Working with the the Knowledge Partner in the team to prepare and implement an ongoing Knowledge Plan that is aligned to the team's business plan.
Leading on the professional development activity within the team.
Supporting KM at firm level working closely with the Head of Knowledge Management and K,L&D and Marketing & BD teams to enhance our client service.
Assisting the team and wider department to deliver a high quality and cost-effective service to internal and external clients team by improving processes, sharing knowledge.

Person Specification
Excellent organisational skills.
Strong academic background.
To be proactive in seeking out thought-leadership ideas, whether to improve ways of working or as regards to business development initiatives.
Self-starting approach to tasks and projects and ability to work on own initiative.
Well-developed interpersonal skills - an ability to interact with people at all levels.
Good communication and project management skills, including an ability to persuade, present, write and precisely.
Research skills (using hard and online source materials).
Education and Qualifications
Sound relevant experience gained within a respected corporate team.
The successful candidate is likely to have at least 7 years PQE experience.
PSL experience helpful but not essential.
Special aspects
Open to talking flexibly.

The salary will reflect your experience, but it is within the £95K-£110K band.

*Where a level of experience is indicated, this is a guideline only and represents the amount of time we would usually expect a candidate to accumulate the requisite level of experience. This does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.

Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.