Legal Process Manager

De Brauw88891

Are you a talented project manager with experience in a law firm or with legal process improvements? Are you convinced that the use of legal tech and data science can change a lawyer’s job? Does the idea of improving client delivery across international and multi-disciplinary teams in a leading law firm excite you?

Do you have what it takes to engage people, lead projects, implement change, and deliver results in a high paced and ambitious work environment? Then this is the position you have been looking for.

About the role

As a Legal Process Manager you will be a bridge between legal and technology. You will be responsible for organising, managing, and improving the process in complex legal matters, but also design and implement process improvements that will improve the legal process in general. You will be working with lawyers and clients, consulting with them closely to deliver results and implement solutions that improve our way of working.

As part of the Legal Operations department you will make sure that our solutions stay at the forefront of developments. We offer you a very diverse job where you will be handling a wide range of projects. Your role will include:

  • Hands-on management of legal projects in close cooperation with the senior stakeholders (e.g., client, partners, senior associates);
  • Offering advice (and support) to implement the appropriate technology, platforms and/or providers relevant for each project;
  • Developing and managing these tools. processes, and teams to facilitate a seamless and high quality delivery of projects within the agreed scope, budget and timeline;
  • Engaging with lawyers, clients and colleagues from within other departments to map legal processes, identify bottlenecks or areas for improvement and propose solutions;
  • Keeping track of what is happening in the world of legal tech, knowledge management, and data analytics to spot opportunities.
  • Initiating and leading legal process improvement projects with a fast value delivery in close connection with our lawyers.
  • Embedding tools and other new ways of working in our organisation to ensure excellent service to our lawyers and clients, incl. continuous development, training and support.

Who are you?


  • have an entrepreneurial personality, a service-oriented mindset and a strong client focus;
  • have great communication skills and are able to pro-actively engage clients and colleagues on all levels;
  • are assertive and pro-active, comfortable to take the lead in larger groups and share advice, ideas or concerns;
  • have experience working independently, and managing a multi-disciplinary team.

The ideal candidate for this position has the following qualifications:

  • Experience with project management and process improvements
  • Knowledge of legal tech, data analytics and knowledge management or a keen interest to develop in this area;
  • Experience working in a high-paced professional environment;
  • Bachelor or Masters degree in law, or work experience in a law firm;
  • A good command of English and Dutch.

About us

Legal Operations is a department that works closely with the business and clients, focusing on supporting and improving the legal process by combining the expertise of legal advisers, legal tech engineers, data scientists and legal project management.

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek is an international law firm that is deeply rooted in the Netherlands. De Brauw advises more than 70% of the largest multinationals with headquarters in the Netherlands. De Brauw specialises in high-quality legal advice in complex transactions, proceedings and regulatory issues for companies and financial institutions. Over the years, De Brauw has built up a large and close-knit international network of renowned law firms. About 650 individuals are on staff at De Brauw in Amsterdam, Brussels, London, Washington, Shanghai and Singapore.

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Warda Zeamari

Junior Recruitment Adviser