Corporate Professional Support Lawyer

England, London, City of London
23 Jan 2023
20 Feb 2023
Harry Davies
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Corporate Professional Support Lawyer | City of London | Negotiable Salary 

A rare opening within a highly sought-after, prestigious law firm for a new Corporate Professional Support Lawyer to join their ranks;  this role offers the successful candidate the chance to further their legal career in the Corporate sector, working with and learning from the best.

The Role: 

This position is an integral part of the Corporate team for a passionate and skilled knowledge lawyer, supporting and directing the team to:

  • Produce and deliver high-quality knowledge content for the team, enabling fee earners to deliver a first-class service to clients with accuracy, speed and confidence.
  • Identify areas for service delivery improvement as a result of changes in the law, technology and best practice.
  • Manage the library of precedents and sample clauses, including updating and rationalising the content, identifying gaps and creating new documents.
  • Assist in the preparation of knowledge-led business development material, including market intelligence around M&A and PE, identifying trends, and targets arising therefrom.
  • Assist in the preparation of presentations and pitches to clients and prospective clients.
  • Oversee and direct a comprehensive training programme.

The Ideal Candidate: 

  • To succeed in this Corporate Professional Support Lawyer role you must be passionate about company law and the promotion of best practices within this sphere.
  • You should promote innovative ways to best serve our clients and support our fee earners.

Key Responsibilities: 

Working collaboratively with the existing Corporate team and in conjunction with knowledge lawyers beyond the team to:

  • Keep the team informed about legal and market issues as they arise;
  • Design and support delivery of technical Corporate training programmes;
  • Deal with technical queries from the team;
  • Communicate and implement training with new areas of law and professional practice;
  • Attend external training and conferences to keep up-to-date with relevant developments in the law, business environment and professional support;
  • Maintain, develop and update our existing collection of knowledge resources, which include particular standard forms and accompanying drafting notes, best practices and how-to legal memos, a library of precedent documents from transactions and other materials useful to the team;
  • Write or assist with articles for publication and generally enhance the firms reputation in the market;
  • Support industry working groups and consultation responses; and
  • Facilitate the sharing of knowledge, information and best practice.

Experience and Qualities: 

The successful candidate will be recognised as a technical expert on company law and will display a genuine enthusiasm for the development of the practice area. The following qualities are desirable:

  • A track record of delivering improvements in knowledge management;
  • Excellent drafting and research skills;
  • The ability to present complex concepts in an accessible way for clients; and
  • A proactive and collaborative team member with a professional, user focused approach.

Next Steps: 

Take your career forward, reach out and apply for this Corporate Professional Support Lawyer position via the portal below; we look forward to welcoming you onto the team. 

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