Visualisation Advisor / Designer
This is a unique opportunity to drive change and work on an initiative that is winner of ‘Design Strategy of the Year’ and ‘Most Innovative Client Service’. We are pioneering the use of information design techniques to communicate complex legal advice in the most clear and simple way possible. We are now seeking a new specialist to join our team.
Do you want to contribute directly to business success by helping improve client satisfaction and retention? Do you have the commercial awareness to understand the information that business leaders need to make decisions? Are you excited by the thought of working closely with senior members of the organisation to help improve the quality and effectiveness of their client documentation? Do you have an innate ability to absorb complex material and make it simple? Do you think in pictures as easily as in words?
Working as part of a small team you will be required to read and understand complex legal work, create short accurate summaries of key information and use these to design and produce effective client documentation. You will be expected to build and maintain good working relationships with our lawyers and obtain approval of the work you do.
The documents you produce will enable our clients to understand complex concepts, grasp key elements quickly and make better informed decisions.
Who we’re looking for
We are looking for somebody who is exceptional at designing and synthesising complex information and takes pleasure from making it simple and easy for anyone to understand. You also have good judgment and are able to distinguish effective from ineffective communications, sifting out what works.
What makes this job challenging and rewarding is helping highly experienced people to evolve traditional methods of legal communication. To succeed in this role you will need strength in your own conviction that what you are suggesting will make a positive difference.
What’s in it for you
The Visualisation team is a ‘first of its kind’ in the legal sector and comprises specialists from a wide verity (variety?) of backgrounds. The result is a dynamic and energetic team environment which nurtures fresh perspectives and ultimately lends the firm a competitive advantage.
Since 2015 the team has been recognised in both the Marketing and Legal sectors and has won a host of awards, including:
- Outstanding team – Marketing magazine ‘new thinking’ awards 2015
- Most Innovative Client Service – MPF Award for Management excellence 2015
- Design strategy of the year – DRUM Marketing awards 2015
- Innovation in PR and communications – The legal Week Innovation Awards 2015
Making sure our people feel valued is part of our everyday culture, ensuring that they are rewarded is part of our everyday work too. From 25 days holiday per year to private medical insurance, pensions, charity schemes and a whole host of other flexible benefits, you can rest assured that we've got your best interests covered.
Join BLP, and you'll discover an environment unlike any other law firm with an open door policy that helps to deliver real results. Your career is important to us, as the more our people develop getting closer to their potential, the more successful our firm is. So ensuring that the training we offer is exactly what you need is essential. Lawyers, PA’s and business services experts - everyone here has access to tailored learning to suit their skills and ambitions.
Apply online by following the ‘Apply for this role’ link, using either your CV or LinkedIn profile.
If you wish to apply you must send us a letter telling us why you want this job. We select candidates for interview on the content of their letters. This is a great opportunity for you to let us know that you understand what we are looking for.
We are an international law firm renowned for our innovative approach to high quality, commercial, legal advice support for clients around the world.
Our vision is to be the most respected law firm. We will achieve this through always exceeding our client’s expectations and being a better place to work than our competitors.
We have expertise across 70 legal disciplines and our commitment to exceptional service means our clients can expect more than just our technical excellence when we work with them. Our international offering is an important part of our commitment to our clients and through our emerging markets focus and preferred firm network we are able to support them wherever they do business.
All this is possible because the quality of our people. Part of our core vision is to be a better place to work than our competitors and we are committed to attracting and retaining the best talent. We embrace diversity by promoting and sustaining an open, inclusive and supportive working environment.
Please note that the BLP Group has preferred agency agreements in place with a number of agencies. Any speculative applications should be sent to our HR Resourcing team at firstname.lastname@example.org and not directly to line managers or employees. The BLP Group will not be responsible for any fees related to speculative applications unless specifically agreed in writing.
As a regulated firm of solicitors, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (“BLP”) is required to undertake appropriate vetting of staff. In addition to completion, by applicants who accept a job offer, of a regulatory questionnaire, BLP uses a specialist provider to undertake professional verification and background checks (including through electronic data sources, and directly with employers and professional bodies/regulators) on our behalf. We will also undertake certain verifications ourselves.
BLP adopts a risk-based approach to its vetting procedures, which are only undertaken with consent, and in accordance with its legal and regulatory obligations. For further details, please see our recruitment website: https://jobs.blplaw.com/.