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Professional Support (Solicitor)

  • Location:

    Liverpool

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable depending on expVerience

  • Contact:

    Kathryn Wycherley

  • Contact email:

    kathryn@kingsleyrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    KW17768

  • Published:

    7 months ago

The Firm

Our client is a leading and award-winning international commercial law firm with offices in Liverpool, Manchester, London and more worldwide.

 

Job Title: Professional Support Lawyer

Hours: Full or Part time – hours to be agreed

Department: Health

Location: Flexible (Liverpool, Manchester, London, Leeds) – willingness to travel across offices where necessary

Brief Job description:

Overall

  • Internal focus - facilitate technical and industry knowledge sharing within the health business group
  • External focus - facilitate production of high-quality profile-raising materials (eg. e-shots, newsletters, technical guides, articles) produced in line with business group strategies
  • Complement role of the business development team through provision of technical support 

Specific

  • Draft regular internal updates drawing attention to key procedural, case law, legislative and other industry relevant developments
  • Work with training representative to identify team training needs and ensure these are met
  • Work closely with partners and members of the business development and marketing team to develop and maintain effective external communications strategy
  • Work closely with partners and other fee-earners to produce external materials (eg. e-shots, newsletters, technical guides, articles)  
  • Review and edit externally focussed materials (eg. e-shots, newsletters, technical guides, articles) drafted by the teams
  • Liaise with external consultants (public relations / public affairs) to identify thought leadership opportunities and facilitate production of relevant material in line with deadlines
  • Work closely with partners and members of the business development and marketing team to produce high quality seminars and other events, including production of necessary collateral
  • Work closely with partners and members of the business development and marketing team on bids and tenders
  • Non-chargeable legal research                  
  • Other ad hoc duties within the department

Candidate Requirements:                   

  • Advanced technical ability and knowledge of legal practice
  • Minimum 2 years PQE
  • Ability to learn quickly and willingness to learn and adapt to new challenges
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Flexible attitude to work
  • Writing and research skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative; proactive approach to work
  • Ability to work as part of a team and individually
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Confident in own abilities
  • Motivated