Law Department Transformation Consultant
About the team
In the UK, PwC Legal is now fully integrated into the PwC partnership and our vision is to harness the expertise of the firm to provide end-to-end, technology-enabled services to meet our clients’ needs.
Our New Law services department is one of the most highly regarded and fastest growing practice areas within the PwC legal network. We have a multi-disciplinary team across multiple regions including London, Birmingham, Leeds and Belfast which is dedicated to providing an exceptional high standard of service to our clients. We supporting them in managing their legal operations, by assisting them in transforming their law departments to become more efficient and providing process and technology optimised managed legal services and contract review and remediation services.
Our clients include numerous household names, MNCs and listed groups as well as privately owned companies across a range of sectors. The work we undertake is often high profile and cross-border in nature and can involve other legal teams in the PwC international network. Our teams often work with Consulting, Deals, Tax and other professionals from within PwC to deliver a comprehensive and integrated service to our clients.
The team will focus on helping large in-house legal teams to improve their performance by making changes to their strategy, organisation and operating models, and business processes. In doing so, it helps clients identify the capabilities that will support future growth, free up funds to invest in that growth, and develop the law department and its relationship with the business and its external suppliers to make changes sustainable.
About the role
In this role you’ll:
You will focus on helping large in-house legal teams to improve their performance by making changes to their strategy, organisation and operating models, and business processes.
Help clients identify the capabilities that will support future growth, free up funds to invest in that growth.
Develop the law department and its relationship with the business and its external suppliers to make changes sustainable
Essential skills and experience
SG&A functional transformation and operational excellence
Target operating model and organisation design assessment and redesign
Business analysis - analysing activities and baseline costs data to spot trends and patterns
Financial modelling - business case development
Creating client facing presentations and data visualisation
Structuring and conducting stakeholder interviews
Creating and developing simple and efficient processes and workflows
Understanding of professional services and outsourcing procurement strategy and planning
Translating the needs of the business into functional requirements
Managing stakeholders and sensitive organisation wide communications, and change management
Coaching and managing junior team members with a multi-disciplinary skill set
Excellent communication skills and a positive “can do” attitude - ability to achieve goals through teamwork, direct and indirect influence and collaboration
Strong financial acumen
Advanced excel and ppt skills
A keen ability to learn in a fast moving, innovative and technology enabled environment and a desire to be part of the movement to modernise the in-house delivery of legal services and advance the practice of New Law Services.
Knowledge of legal strategy and vision creation and implementation, and the understanding, implementation or use of key legal technologies on the market would be advantageous and looked on favourably but not mandatory.