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2017-05-05 00:00

This leading full service international law firm is currently recruiting for a Business Development Manager to join their team based in London.  You will be responsible for providing quality business development support, advice and insight to the firm’s corporate practice group.


The Responsibilities:


  • Manage a number of competitive pitches concurrently and advising on best practice
  • Create customised credentials documents to highlight the firm’s expertise across specific areas
  • Consistently look for ways to improve BD practices and outcomes
  • Develop and help execute client relationship plans and carry out client feedback post pitch/transaction/secondment
  • Assist partners in developing the strategy and BD plans for their practice area/sector and provide support for their implementation
  • Work with head of corporate finance to build links with other law firms in selected countries where the firm is yet to have a physical presence
  • Work with the Events Manager/BD Executive to produce and deliver outstanding client events,  reviewing budget and carefully measuring the return on investment
  • Manage the Legal 500 and Chambers submission process for the corporate submissions
  • Manage, mentor and support a BD Executive, responsible for their quality of service and output
  • Identify deal activity trends, review competitor activity and write and drive plans to target a specific market or client
  • Work with the InterAction Manager to champion best practice of InterAction
  • Liaise with the Communications team on the plan to raise the profile for the corporate team


The Candidate:

  • Proven BD experience working at manager level within legal or professional services
  • Proven line management experience
  • Excellent communicator with the ability to challenge and influence Partners
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently and prioritise accordingly



Please note: Due to the specific sectors we work in, only candidates with valid work experience in a Law Firm, Accountancy Firm, Management Consultancy, Property/Construction Firm, Financial Services Firm or a high profile relevant Association or Agency will be consideredWe regret that our clients will not accept applications outside of these areas.


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