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Outside Counsel Management Professional

Jameson Legal
Saudi Arabia
£164342.59 - £205428.24 per annum
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Contract type
Full time
5 years, 6 years, 7 years+

Job Details

An international energy and chemical company are seeking an experienced professional to manage a significant number of external counsels hired for various projects including engagement contracts, structure and optimise the cost by managing the headcount.

Minimum requirements:

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of ten years' experience with a law firm or in-house practice that is focused on workforce planning and cost management.

The successful candidate should have a track record in leading projects across talent acquisition, business resourcing, people development, strategy and process improvement.

You will be required to perform the following:

  • Monitoring billing, credit control and managing external legal professional's capacity for the internal team.
  • Ensuring adequate resources are directed to relevant areas of the legal department.
  • Managing work allocation to fee earners and workforce management.
  • Liaising with external law firms and alternative legal services providers regarding staffing and performance management.
  • Implementing new processes for reviewing and onboarding new suppliers to manage PSL.
  • Proficient in utilising CRM systems to manage recruitment workflows and maintaining data integrity and data driven analytics.

For a confidential chat about this role, please connect with me at

Please note that where a level of preferred experience or qualification is indicated, this is a guideline only and does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.

Jameson Legal acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.


Jameson Legal is a multi award winning international consultancy specialising in the recruitment of lawyers and legal personnel. Our clients include many of the leading international law firms as well as the in-house legal departments of major private companies and publicly listed multi-nationals. 

We have dedicated teams of specialist consultants focusing on:

- Local and international private practice recruitment;

- Local and international in-house recruitment;

- Partner and General/Regional Counsel level recruitment and search.

Jameson Contract Solutions ("JCS"​) is part of Jameson Legal and provides lawyers to work on an interim basis. Through our existing network we can provide clients with a selection of the very best lawyers on the market. These lawyers are carefully vetted to ensure that they are of the highest standard. They are ready to work both nationally and internationally.

Jameson Legal Tech is an innovative new service, where we are working with pioneering legal tech and venture capital companies to expand into new markets. Our initial partnership with App4Legal - Legal Practice Management Software is a ground breaking development for Jameson Legal, giving our clients and candidates the opportunity to employ a "best in breed" legal technology.

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020 3427 3148
24 Greville Street

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