Senior Legal Project Manager

Pinsent Masons
Birmingham, London, Edinburgh or Leeds
Closing date
14 May 2023

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Vacancy Type
Other specialist roles, Project management
Contract Type
Experience Level
Senior Manager, Manager
Role Classification
Other Professional

Job Details

Job Description



Role Overview

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to join our Legal Project Management team in any of the above offices. The Senior Legal Project Manager is responsible for managing and delivering client facing legal matters from a project management perspective. The role will also focus on improving profitability, efficiency and client service on the matters they are involved in. The Senior Legal Project Manager may also have line management and career development responsibility for more junior members of the team.

The Senior Legal Project Manager will work with lawyers and clients, to define the scope of projects/matters and to identify the most appropriate project delivery approach based on business needs, project risk, impact and cost.  Strategic support and operational project management support on projects/matters are key elements of the role. 

We are a purpose-led business and we live by our values of being "approachable, bold and connected". We strive to do this every day. It is our people and our team who make this happen.

If this is important to you too, then we want to hear from you.

Candidate Overview

The ideal candidate will have significant project management capabilities at a senior level, preferably gained in a professional services environment.  Previous experience of working in a legal environment is not essential but would be beneficial.  They will be someone who is able to work with limited supervision to effectively manage project delivery. The successful candidate will have the ability to understand and assess business and change management needs at project level and will have experience of delivering complex projects working across multiple business functions, teams and geographies/jurisdictions.

What can we offer you?

  • Agile working i.e. the opportunity to work from home, subject to diary commitments;
  • 25 days annual leave entitlement and the opportunity to purchase or roll over 5 days;
  • Contributory pension of up to 5%;
  • Private healthcare policy for the successful candidate and immediate family;
  • Death in service cover (4 x base salary);
  • Eligibility to apply for an interest free season ticket loan, an interest free gym membership loan and/or an interest free rental deposit loan;
  • Cycle to work scheme.

At Pinsent Masons we value diversity and inclusion. We are committed to creating a better workplace where all our talent can succeed and feel like they belong. We want to attract, retain and develop people at all levels and encourage applications from all suitably qualified candidates whatever your ethnicity, religion, age, physical or mental disability/ long term condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other characteristics protected by local law in the jurisdictions in which we operate.

For any queries or for a copy of the full job description, please contact our in-house recruiter, Bhavika Upton. Please note we only accept CVs that are logged on the Recruitment portal.


Pinsent Masons is a global 100 law firm, with over 3,400 employees operating from 27 locations throughout Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East.  We have a long-standing reputation for delivering high-quality legal advice rooted in a deep understanding of the sectors and geographies in which our clients operate. Our global reach ensures that we are well-placed to advise on complex multi-jurisdictional matters across a full range of legal disciplines. The firm has significant multinational credentials in the financial services, energy, infrastructure, real estate, and advanced manufacturing and technology sectors.

We champion change and promote progress to make business work better for people. Pinsent Masons has embedded a range of diversity and inclusion initiatives to create an environment in which its people can flourish.

We stand out for our innovative approach to service delivery and believe that innovation flourishes in a diverse workforce. We are proud that in the same financial year Pinsent Masons was recognised as law firm of the year at the Legal Business Awards, we were also named the top employer for LGBT people by Stonewall, one of the top fifty employers for women and ranked 21st out of 700 companies by the Financial Times in their Diversity Leaders list. 

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