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Team Lead





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Date Posted

24 March, 2021

Abacus is very pleased to announce the immanent arrival of an outstanding international law practice due to set up in Belfast. This ‘award-winning’ brand will further enhance Northern Ireland’s impressive portfolio of international and local brands in the local legal sector.

The company is now keen to develop the core management function.

Abacus is exclusively appointed to recruit Team Lead professionals to help develop, oversee, and scale up the new workforce of Paralegals. This workforce will provide business critical support for high profile clients; involving the delivery of more creative and strategic legal work.

As a Team Lead, your focus is to assist the Site Lead and:

  • Develop the team, culture, brand and community within Northern Ireland;
  • Implement, review and adapt innovative workstreams, technology solutions and staff training and development plans;
  • Account manage and engage directly with incredible ‘blue chip’ clients representing industries such as technology, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing and many ‘listed’ clients;
  • Help the organisation to significantly expand in future years and match your career aspirations.

If you are excited about joining and building a new brand, are motivated to be in the first wave of hires and keen to apply your personal and professional skills, then this international firm will offer an exciting and rewarding career trajectory as it expands within NI. All opportunities are permanent and the company is offering attractive financial and non-financial rewards and benefits.

Ideally, you will offer:

  • Over 5 years’ experience within a legal (services) environment and/or national or international law firm;
  • Including over 3 years’ experience of training, supporting, developing and managing paralegals;
  • Demonstrate experience of performance management, quality control and oversight on individuals and teams/pods;
  • Ability to identify and deliver training and build team capability;
  • Stakeholder management and client engagement, managing client relations with effective communication and liaising between clients and teams; and
  • A minimum of a 2:1 Law Degree (LLB).

Next steps:

Please forward your CV as instructed and following a review, the specialist Legal team in Abacus will discuss this opportunity with you.

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.

The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.

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