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Head of Knowledge - Professional Support Lawyer

£80000 - £95000 per annum Negotiable Benefits
City London City of London

Managing this Role


Charlie Simpkin

Senior Recruitment Consultant - London
0203 865 2113

This is an exciting opportunity to join a Top 100 firm as their Head of Knowledge - you will find an incredible culture of flexibility and cohesion, making your position more enjoyable. It's a unique role with one of the most respected Top 100 firms.

The Firm

Ranked in the Top 100 and top tier across many practice areas, this law firm is going toe to toe with City firms.
The firm has a culture that stands them apart from nearly all firms of its size. They are a people-orientated business, have a reputation for nurturing talent and a feel that you would normally only associate with much smaller firms-all of this while dealing with an exceptional quality of work.

The Role

This highly ranked Legal 500 firm is looking for a Head of Knowledge to join them in the City of London - this role can be done remotely with some presence in the offices required from time to time.

As Head of Knowledge, you will support and report to the Director in delivering strategy aligned with business objectives.

The team is made up of several PSL's currently, plus specialist support.

You will be:

  • Leading, developing and managing the Knowledge team
  • Sourcing, delivering and sharing market/client knowledge
  • An internal service provider to all teams in the firm
  • Close contact of the Marketing & BD team
  • Delivering the firm's PSL service
  • Developing/delivering knowledge/legal training
  • Harmonising and motivating partners/lawyers with respect to knowledge management
  • Supporting research and knowledge support activities of any team or function within the firm
  • Driving forward new projects and initiatives
  • Managing the firm's in-house and external research programmes
  • Providing market and sector research both proactively and in response to incoming briefs from internal business partners
  • Managing firm-wide legal training, including our subscriptions with training providers
  • Managing knowledge and precedents databases

This role will allow you to work flexibly, allowing you to split your week between the office and your home working environment.


  • You will be a highly experienced PSL / Knowledge Lawyer
  • You will have solid commercial awareness and understanding of the importance of knowledge sharing
  • You will also receive a truly excellent benefits package.

All of this makes for an excellent opportunity to join this Legal 500 firm as Head of Knowledge.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to give Charlie Simpkin at JMC Legal Recruitment a call for a confidential conversation.