Legal Project Manager - Litigation & Dispute Management

  • eversheds sutherland
  • London, UK
  • Nov 12, 2021

Job Description

Eversheds Sutherland is a firm committed to delivering client service excellence. We are known for our commercial awareness and industry knowledge and for providing innovative and tailored solutions for our clients.

As a full service law practice, we act for many sectors across the UK, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and the US providing legal advice to clients in each of its practice areas including Real Estate ,Company Commercial, Employment, Labour and Pensions, Litigation and Dispute Management.

With 74 offices across 34 countries worldwide, we have become one of the largest law practices in the world which is a great place to develop your career.

The Role

We are looking for an experienced legal project manager to drive forward our LPM offering for our Litigation Dispute Management team.

The successful candidate could be based in London, Birmingham, Cardiff or Leeds, and will adopt the Eversheds Sutherland flexible working policy. Some travel between Eversheds Sutherland offices may be required.

Reporting to the Senior Legal Project Manager, the main objective for the the Legal Project Manager will be to support the delivery of the practice group legal project management strategy in line with the firm-wide strategy. This is achieved by the LPM educating and encouraging the practice group to apply legal project management principles on their matters proportionate to their size and complexity in line with the practice group and firm-wide strategy.

Skills and experience

  • Demonstrable experience of working in legal project management required.
  • Demonstrable experience of contributing to projects where legal project management was deployed successfully or innovatively to deliver matters or improve legal processes essential.
  • Experience in legal or professional services essential.
  • Professional project management qualifications are desirable, and in some circumstances essential.
  • Demonstrable experience of contributing to winning work in pitches desirable but not essential.
  • Experience of working in a partnership environment would be desirable but not essential.

If you require any reasonable adjustments to be made to the recruitment process please do speak to Clare Stokes,

Our values

As a purpose-led organization, we are proud of our culture and the values that guide our behaviour:

Collaborative, Creative, Professional, Inclusive, Open

These key five values we work by, which underpin everything we do and when we meet we’ll be keen to see how they are important to you, too. 

Our global approach to diversity and inclusion

At Eversheds-Sutherland we are committed to attracting the most diverse talent to create an inclusive culture that places respect and support for everyone at its core. We have created a culture that empowers all of our people around the world to fulfil their potential and bring their true selves to work.