Interim Legal Executive Recruitment Consultant

£200 - £300 per day



Legal Executive Recruitment Consultant

Business Teams – Legal Operations

Job title

Client Development Advisor, – 3 months’ cover (Opportunity for extension/perm)


Legal Operations



Reporting to (title)

Senior Client Development Manager


July 2021


We are looking for a Client Development Advisor who will work with the Senior Client Development Manager to execute client opportunities and support business development. This is initially a 3-month role and is intended to provide cover for a team member currently on leave. This is an opportunity to join to a fast-growing team and to have an impact from day one on our clients, practices and the lawyer community.
Experience and/or expertise as a lawyer, paralegal, business development executive or legal recruiter in one or more of Banking, Capital Markets, Derivatives, Structured Products and/or Structured Finance highly desirable
  • Execution of client opportunities
    • Engage with clients company practices on placement opportunities, including running client calls and documenting clients’ resourcing needs in a detailed role specification;
    • Contribute to lawyer searches and analyse which lawyers are best suited to specific opportunities in collaboration with the Resourcing team;
    • Match lawyers to appropriate opportunities, including testing interest and availability and price/rates negotiation
    • Liaise with sponsoring partners and company practice groups in relation to internal and client placements, including matching of candidates and assisting with matter management
    • Manage onboarding of lawyer placements, with both clients and company practices,
    • Liaise with clients and lawyers during the placement and addressing any issues identified
    • Carry out pricing in relation to client and internal placements;
    • Liaise with Finance and HR to ensure matters are opened and liaise with sponsoring partners and practice to ensure appropriate matter management;
    • Record client and lawyer interactions, opportunities and placements in the database;
    • Collect and analyse client and lawyer feedback and follow up on areas for improvement.
  • Business development
  • Support the Senior Client Development Manager to:
    • Identify, generate and execute client introductions and leads;
    • Engage with key internal stakeholders to unlock secondment, internal placement and other opportunities for Re:link;
    • Track, analyse and report on the platform’s performance through analysis of internal and external data, to help identify new opportunities;

Characteristics, Skills
& Experience required:






Proactive and energetic
Disciplined and brings structure
Client-centric and client service orientated
Good interpersonal skills
Organised, self-starter, takes ownership
Sets and delivers high standards in all that they do, including attention to detail
Commercial and numerate
Flexible, collaborative and willing to contribute and support the wider Re:link team in other projects and tasks
Confident and comfortable working with clients, partners and lawyers

Personal interest in and good understanding of the legal sector including Legal Operations and New Law is preferable


University degree in relevant area (Business and/or Law)

Practical experience

Previous experience within the legal sector as:
  • Qualified lawyer
  • Paralegal
  • Business development executive, or
  • Legal recruiter.

Experience and/or expertise from working in legal sector in one or more of:
  • Banking
  • Capital Markets
  • Derivatives
  • Structured Product and/or
  • Structured Finance

Office skills

Strong written and verbal communicator with good knowledge of Word
Comfortable with data with ability to use Excel to carry out analysis
Good knowledge of PowerPoint with ability to prepare impactful presentations

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

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