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An Opportunity For Law Students At Baker McKenzie.... Apply Now

Posted on: 21 Nov 2019 86 views
: Knowledge Lawyer for the Employment & Compensation
: Baker Mckenzie
: https://www.bakermckenzie.com/
: Tampa, Florida, United States
: Law Degree

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Baker McKenzie

We believe business must take a central role in fostering and championing sustainability. We are proud to leverage our talent, innovation and relationships to make a positive and sustainable societal impact for our clients, our people and the world. We are global citizens and recognize that the rule of law is an essential foundation for economic growth and development. Where the rule of law is strong, business leaders can feel optimistic about investing in the future.

Our Firm is therefore committed to the UN Global Compact, the Sustainable Development Goals and the UNGC's Ten Principles on human rights, labor, environment, and anti-corruption. Investments in these efforts is not only good business but the right thing to do.

Knowledge Lawyer for the Employment & Compensation (the "Group")

Description

The Knowledge Lawyer for the Employment & Compensation (the "Group") will manage and execute legal content projects, training and knowledge initiatives for the Group within the context of the Firm's knowledge strategy

Responsibilities: 

To make first-class Group knowledge from the US easily available to lawyers, increasing the quality, consistency and/or cost-effectiveness of the advice that Baker McKenzie gives its clients, including:

Knowledge and Expertise

  • Precedents. Draft, develop and automate the Group's precedents and other legal content
  • Current awareness and commercial/industry know-how.  Keep abreast and provide regular updates on key developments impacting the Group.  Apply an understanding of key clients' industries and businesses to all activity. Work with other PGs and IGs to provide the most holistic legal, commercial and industry know-how possible. Leverage industry periodicals and media to enhance industry knowledge. Involve self with industry bodies, including by coordinating attendance at meetings and calls and by joining working groups and subcommittees
  • Lawyer requests. Respond to ad hoc inquiries from lawyers with on-point, thorough and timely answers. Develop a reputation as a go-to expert
  • Knowhow development. Collect and input the Group's know-how into the Firm's global repository of knowledge and populate global, multi-jurisdictional databases and resources.  Identify gaps in knowhow and work to fill them, ensuring content development is progressive
  • Training. Identify the Group's training needs. Meet training needs by delivering, participating in and promoting training. Leverage Firm resources and processes to produce training materials and courses efficiently and of the highest possible quality
  • Client-facing knowledge.  Provide legal input into client-facing initiatives, including client training and legal content for proposals and other business development resources.  Identify Group hot topics and write, commission and deliver content such as alerts, thought leadership reports, and talking points. Educate self about PG/IG's Industry Key Clients

Service Orientation

  • Relationships. Promote and identify ways to strengthen the Group's knowledge culture.  Build lasting relationships throughout the firm through collaboration, mutual respect and a reputation for competence.  Advocate and be a positive spokesperson for Knowledge. Nurture relationships with trainees and junior lawyers. Support diversity and inclusion, CSR and pro bono activities

Work Management

  • Operations and innovation.  Proactively seek ways to improve your own and team's service and efficiency and contribute to best practices.  Actively participate in Knowledge projects 
  • Systems. Support and drive adoption of Knowledge systems. Take ownership of delivery. Schedule one-on-one meetings and presentations to promote Knowledge systems
  • Strategy, alignment, and integration. Understand and promote the Group's business and Knowledge plans. Structure time and priorities in accordance with the Group's business and Knowledge plans and provide input into them

Experience Required

  • Law degree
  • Current license to practice law (or eligibility for one)
  • Substantial experience as a practicing lawyer with direct involvement in the employment law area
  • Excellent English language skills (verbal and written) and the confidence to communicate in a multi-cultural, multi-level environment
  • Experience working directly with senior counterparts on strategy and execution
  • Excellent time management and organizing skills; ability to prioritize and manage time to meet deadlines
  • Strong word processing and spreadsheet skills
  • Experience in or willingness to learn document automation and other legal tech

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