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Baker McKenzie is hiring a Senior Manager, Legal Services!

 

Senior Manager, Legal Services – Tampa

Description

The Senior Manager, Legal Services – Tampa will be responsible for a wide variety of matters, reporting to the Director of Legal Services and working closely with the Managing Director of Global eDiscovery & Data Advisory; responsible for working with the Firm’s lawyers around the world to deliver large scale projects to set timescales. These projects may include litigation matters, investigations (internal or regulatory), M&A or other transactional and multijurisdictional matters. These projects are typically cross-border in their nature, high value and complex.

Responsibilities:

  • Working with the management of the Tampa Center and the Firm’s Alternative Legal Services team to develop a world-class center of excellence for the support of the Firm’s clients and attorneys across the globe
  • Working with the Firm’s lawyers in connection with large scale disclosure and investigation projects, often across multiple jurisdictions
  • Supervising teams of attorneys and other legal professionals across a variety of matters, such as disclosure and investigation projects
  • Assisting the Alternative Legal Services team to carry out reviews and develop reports and ancillary deliverables in support of, for example, M&A transactions, working with other Baker McKenzie offices around the world. This may include preparation of transaction documentation and assisting with actions required for single and multi-jurisdiction transactions
  • Providing support to a variety of the Firm’s practice groups
  • Developing strong working relationships with colleagues in the Firm’s Center in Tampa and with partners and lawyers in all sectors / departments in a variety of jurisdictions
  • Contributing to the identification of innovative services and methods to assist in achieving efficiencies and continual process improvement;
  • Working with and providing support to other teams within the Tampa Center
  • Developing innovative use of IT platforms and know-how databases

Skills and experience:

  • Florida Bar Admission and significant experience in legal practice as a qualified attorney
  • Experience of managing high performing teams
  • Extensive experience in electronic discovery, proficient user of industry standard eDiscovery databases including Relativity and Ringtail.; Experience with Nuix preferred but not required
  • Extensive experience in liaising with clients and legal practitioners on technology assisted review (TAR) and continuous active learning (CAL) workflows
  • Providing strategic advice on construction and application of search terms, advanced analytics, and 1LR development and workflow
  • Ability to review, analyse and organize documentary and factual evidence
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel and online research tools
  • High work standards and flexible work practices
  • Excellent writing, organisational and problem solving skills
  • Strong client service orientation
  • Ability to prioritise and work to tight deadlines and manage own caseload
  • Good communication skills, including the ability to liaise with people across the business
  • Ability to work well in both a team and individually
  • Keen to develop and use initiative, and has a proactive approach to challenges
  • Respects and enjoys the diversity of cultural, social and academic backgrounds found in the Firm

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