Operations Team Leader

26 March 2024

Legal Operations Team Leader
Office- Full Time
Salary DOE

I am looking for a Legal Operations Team Leader to run a busy Criminal Defence Law Team.

The day-to-day duties for the position:
– In charge of coaching and mentoring the legal professionals and operational support team, provide guidance, direction and ensuring high performance and productivity levels.
– Outlining clear objectives/ KPIS for team, conducting regular review and monitoring performance. Providing guidance and supporting both business and individual objectives.
– Monitor and evaluate performance.
– Manae the talent pipeline and ad hoc support to the higher management team.
– In charge of delegating tasks for Legal Assistant and Qualified Legal professionals.
– Coordinate and prioritise activities, ensuring all tasks are completed accurately deadlines as per firm policies and procedures.
– Manage resources (holiday, absences, out of office days etc)/
– Analysis existing processes and identifying opportunities for improvement to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
– Approve payments as part of delegated authority.

Operation Duties:
– Allocation, delegation and monitoring of tasks and activities of team and managing adherence to deadlines and quality standards.
– Management of HR processes for team (recruitment, induction, training, performance management etc)
– Flexibility to support issues that may occur out hours.

The ideal person:
– Proven operations or people management role previously
– Ideal candidate has legal qualifications and experience.
– Knowledge and understanding of the legal framework.
– Ability to input and interpret data.
– A team player, and role model to establish a positive team culture.
– Commercially aware and knowledge of setting and delivering business objectives and driving performance and commitment to maintaining confidentiality and high ethical standards.
– Proficiency with MS office.

– Free onsite parking.
– Discretionary bonus
– Life insurance benefit
– Private healthcare
– Pension
– Health cash plan.
– Onsite gym.
– Discount memberships.

To apply please contact Millie @ Simpson Judge Legal today.

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