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Legal Business Development Manager (BDM)

Clayton Legal
England, West Yorkshire, Wakefield
Closing date
10 May 2021

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Business Development Manager - Legal | Wakefield | Salary Negotiable

My client prides themselves on providing their nationwide clients with honest, cost effective and reliable legal services, they are one of the largest of provides of conveyancing in the UK.

Role Purpose:

Based within our Legal Operations department you will be working with colleagues from across the business. You are responsible for maintaining positive business relationships with introducers and referrers. Liaise with internal business areas to ensure delivery of excellent service and that KPI's are met to ensure consistent instruction levels.

Areas of Accountability:

  • Act as key point of contact for allocated introducers and referrers, sharing success stories and effectively dealing with any escalations / complaints.
  • Manage relationships with introducers and referrers, reviewing instruction levels and internal performance of cases.
  • Preparing internal and external account management reports to senior stakeholders, concerning areas such as performance of introducers and referrers, customer service and
  • escalations
  • Participate in projects to onboard new introducers and referrers, ensuring these are completed in a timely manner.
  • Liaise with third party software support and internal IT teams, to set up systems and implement changes, ensuring these are done accurately and in a timely manner.

The Candidate:

  • 5+ years of experience facilitating the development and implementation of business.
  • initiatives and projects
  • Ability to prioritise and adapt to meet client and business needs.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships both internally and externally.
  • Ability to demonstrate a proactive approach to issues resolution.
  • Highly developed communication skills in writing, speaking, and presenting.
  • Skilled and experienced at negotiating conflict and problem‐solving to achieve win‐win outcomes.

If this is a role that sounds of interest to you, please send your CV across to Simon at Clayton Legal on the link provided or alternatively call Clayton Legal to enquire about other opportunities. Please ensure before applying you have the prerequisite experience outlined above.

Clayton Legal recruits for law firms and In House departments across the UK. Our pedigree and service levels give those looking to move in the legal market, and law firms looking to recruit a refreshingly different recruitment experience. You will work with experienced professionals, dedicated to your success. Take a look at our web site for our latest blogs and legal news and to keep up to date with current vacancies.


The legal job market has changed significantly in the last two years. Social media and our connected world mean that both law firms and the legal talent they seek to attract, want and expect more. A positive customer experience in today’s legal recruitment landscape is critical.

Time pressed leaders and busy legal professional’s want the advice, support and exceptional service of specialist legal recruiters, and this is where Clayton Legal excel.
Clayton Legal have been recruiting on behalf of Law firms across the UK since 1999 placing upwards of 5000 Partners, Solicitors, Paralegals and support staff into exciting new careers.

Our 20-year record of success has enabled us to develop trusted relationships with many of the UKs law firms including; the Legal 500, Top 200 and smaller and independent regional law firms. We work in partnership with all our customers to deliver on both career expectations and business drivers.

We recruit at all levels within a law firm and in-house legal departments including; Partners, Solicitors, Paralegal, and Legal Support Staff and in house a range of Senior and more junior General Counsel roles.

Our regional teams ensure that firms are guaranteed local and regional focus whilst having access to a national talent pool of opportunities. Our teams are focused in:- 

  • The North West 
  • Yorkshire /Humberside and Scotland 
  • The West and East Midlands  
  • London and the Home Counties 
  • The South West 

We specialise in all areas of private client and commercial law from Partner level, Associate, Solicitor and Unqualified fee earners to Paralegal in addition to specialist skills within a Legal Practice including:

  • Property Law Residential, Commercial and Real Estate
  • Litigation, Civil and commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Company /Commercial
  • Employment Law
  • Personal Injury Including all areas of Negligence.
  • Private client including Family law, will trust, Probate
  • Compliance and Regulatory Law
  • Banking
  • Cost Lawyers
  • Practice Management /Legal Cashiers
  • Legal Secretarial
  • Marketing
  • Human resources
  • Legal IT

Our 20-year experience and record of success means we are able to give you access to the latest Legal vacancies within your specific sector and specialism we also give you access to:

  • Expert career advice guiding you through every step of the journey to secure your next career move including expert advice on salary, interview capability, offer management through our regular contact
  • Up to date salary and market information in your sector 
  • Regular market information including salary data and reports  
  • Assistance with offer management 
  • Access to a range of resources to assist in your next legal career move 
  • Access to our mobile app (Download Clayton Legal) 

If you want to take your legal career to the next level partner with the team here at Clayton Legal, your trusted legal recruitment expert, with a 20-year success record in the legal recruitment market.

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