Litigation Manager - non-fee Earning
Our client is a highly regarded alternative law firm that has a mix of high profile barristers and solicitors who handle large complex disputes often of a cross border nature. The firm has successfully combined the best qualities of a top Chambers with those of a traditional law firm and all of their lawyers work closely as a team from the beginning of a case through to conclusion. The firm handles matters to include tax litigation often involving HMRC and European and other tax authorities, ICSID/BIT Arbitrations, Public International Law and large scale cross border disputes. The firm is highly profitable and in line with the magic circle firms and the candidates they seek to attract are likely to come from large international firms with broad experience although those who feel they are over specializing and seek to have a broader mix of work will be considered. You will have a top academic record with a minimum of a high 2.1 or 1st class degree from a top University. The need has arisen for a senior associate or junior partner with experience ideally gained in a magic circle of top international law firm, to take responsibility for the project management of full life cycle matters for a portfolio of high value large scale litigation matters. You will manage the pipeline of litigation and arbitration that flows across the various teams in the firm in order to ensure that the fee earners are properly utilised as well as managing client relationships and promoting the services of the firm alongside the business development professionals. You will devise project plans, pipelines, streamlining the administrative process around matter management, identifying training needs for the fee earners and acting as a link between the fee earners and finance team in respect of billing etc. Prospects will be excellent and the firm pays compensation levels to rival that of the major international law firms.