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Team Leader

£25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Job type:
Permanent, Full time
Practice area:
Debt, Claimant Personal Injury, Defendant Personal Injury, Industrial Disease, Insurance Fraud, Clinical Negligence, EL/PL, RTA, Catastrophic Injury, Plot Sales, Remortgage, Civil, Commercial Property, Residential Conveyancing Property
Job reference:
This vacancy has now expired.

Are you a candidate from any legal discipline who likes management or team leadership and fancies a new challenge in a top tier commercial law firm in Leeds? Then this opportunity may be for you.

A full service, international law firm is seeking a Team Leader from any legal background to manage a team of around 20 paralegals. Our client is based in the heart of Leeds City Centre, in an ideal location and close to the rail links. This really is really varied and covers a range of different commercial disciplines including commercial property, corporate and commercial litigation giving the opportunity to really broaden your experience.

The role
-The role will involve you managing a team of around 20 paralegals.
-The work within the team is volume and task based and really varied covering a range of different commercial disciplines including commercial property, corporate and commercial litigation allowing you to really broaden your experience.
-There is a lot of opportunity for progression with scope to take on more team management and move to a more senior management position within the firm.

The candidate
-The firm are ideally looking for a Team Leader with some experience in the legal sector. Therefore they can be quite flexible and they will consider someone very experienced who is seeking a new challenge at a more junior level.
-They are really open in regards to legal background however some sort of management/supervisory experience is key for the role. This does not need to have been of the scale of this role as they are happy to develop those skills but want a base of experience that they can further develop. Those with experience in a volume environment would be at an advantage.
-You will have the ability to form and maintain excellent working relationships with fee earners and clients as well as be a strong team player who is able to help manage and motivate a small team, leading by example
-Effective personal organisation and time management skills with the ability to manage a number of tasks simultaneously and efficiently to meet deadlines is essential
-You will have an organised, disciplined and thorough approach to work, demonstrating a high level of attention to detail

-Agile working is on offer including the opportunity to work from home one day per week

How to apply
If you are interested in this role, or would like to find out more about the opportunity please contact Kim Wilkes at Sacco Mann or another member of our Chartered Legal Executive and Paralegal team. Alternatively, if you know of anyone who would be suitable for this role then please let them or us know as we offer a reward for successful referrals. For full terms please see our website.

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