Senior Manager, Corporate – Legal Process Outsourcing


Our client is a global law firm with its outsourced legal services centre based in Johannesburg. They are looking for Senior Corporate Commercial Attorney to join their management team.

Minimum Requirements

• Admitted as an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa.
• 7+ years' PQE gained in the corporate practice area (or equivalent).
• Proven experience of supervising and running a corporate team and experience across a range of corporate disciplines.

Role Description

The Senior Manager will lead the LPO Corporate team in Johannesburg, working closely with the Head of Corporate, LPO (UK, US & EMEA) and the Head of LPO Johannesburg to grow and develop the team and the strategy for the Corporate business in South Africa. The Senior Manager will also work closely with the Senior Managers in the UK to deliver international work on a UK/EMEA regional basis for the LPO Corporate teams.

The Senior Manager will also be part of the senior management team for LPO in Johannesburg, helping to grow the wider South African LPO offering and helping to sell that offering to both internal and external clients.

Duties include:

Scoping, pricing and setting-up new matters, briefing the team and supervising the team to ensure delivery/execution of matters on time and within budgets.
Co-ordinating business development activities for the LPO Corporate team in South Africa and attending client meetings, pitches and events, to represent LPO and helping to expand offering in the South African market, as well as working closely with the Senior Managers in the UK on regional BD initiatives.
Maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of relevant areas of law, providing technical excellence across the corporate practice, as well as responsible for the learning and development needs of the rest of the LPO Corporate team in Johannesburg.
Takes the lead in seeking to improve our processes and offer innovative solutions to clients including (but not limited to) enhancing legal service delivery through the use of legal technology tools such as artificial intelligence for due diligences
Liaising with clients and teams elsewhere in the firm as required on fee-earning or other projects.
Further to the above, the roles and responsibilities may vary from time to time.

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City: Johannesburg

Salary: R950K plus

Duration: Permanent