Business Development Executive (Disputes) – Premium International Law Firm

Ref Number:
  • LT8039
  • Legal
  • Bus Dev/CRM
Job Type:
  • Permanent
  • Leeds, London, Manchester, UK Regions
  • £30,000 - £36,000

  • Mark Stocker
  • +44 (0)20 3174 1875

Based in either Leeds, London or Manchester, a brilliant opportunity has arisen for a Business Development Executive to join a premium international law firm, recognised as one of the most innovative in Europe, to provide support across the full spectrum of business development and marketing activities. The firm has a modern, inclusive and approachable culture and are committed to providing an environment where people are developed and valued. The Business Development team is a centralised function advising and supporting the firm in its marketing, sales support and business development activities. The team ensure the development and implementation of the firm's strategy and help drive profitable revenue growth and develop and deliver a clear brand proposition through the firm's sector focus. The Business Development Executive will enjoy a hands on role, working with the Disputes Business Development Manager to deliver the divisional strategy, enabling them to develop and hone their skills within a highly professional and fast paced environment. You will be joining a great team, who all help and support each other, at a very exciting time for the Disputes Group which has grown rapidly in the last 5 years, and will work on high profile BD projects and provide BD support to partners and fee earners across 4 practice groups; Commercial Disputes, Finance Disputes, Global Investigations and Employment. Key responsibilities will include, assisting on sector targeting activities, managing, monitoring and measuring business development activity, assisting in the production of bids and tenders and providing support on CRM queries. The successful applicant will also support on events and conferences, create credentials, case studies and testimonials and own and maintain both the group content for the firm’s internal hub and also various pages of the website including ensuring content is kept up-to-date. The role will suit a dynamic team player with previous business development experience gained in a legal or professional services environment. Outstanding communication skills are also pre-requisite, in order to interact professionally and credibly with senior internal stakeholders, gaining their trust and building relationships quickly. Professional, reliable and cool under pressure, the Business Development Executive will also possess top-notch attention-to-detail and a proactive attitude. Leighton Taylor promotes diversity, equality and fair treatment in all aspects of our work. It is our policy that as a provider of marketing and business development recruitment services, we will work to address existing inequalities, eliminate discrimination and promote equal opportunities and diversity. We translate this into all aspects of our everyday work and will aim to prevent discrimination or other unfair treatment against any of our staff or any users of our services regardless of gender, age, race, colour, nationality, ethnic origins, disability, sexual orientation or political and religious beliefs. Follow us on Twitter for the widest range of roles across the entire professional services sector –


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