Professional Development Specialist

City of London, England
£40000 - £50000 per annum
11 Jun 2021
09 Jul 2021
Sarah Alexander
Contract Type
Full Time

A respected US law firm is looking for a Professional Development Coordinator to join their Training & Development team. You will work closely with the Director of Professional Development and colleagues across the firm to shape and support learning and professional development initiatives for lawyers across a number of European offices.


  • Coordinate and support learning and development programs and professional development initiatives for lawyers, trainee solicitors and students
  • Design and delivery of the London Trainee Solicitor Orientation and Trainee Solicitor Development Program
  • Work with HR and the L&D Leadership team on transition to the SQE
  • Maintain Continuing Competence compliance records for all lawyers admitted in England & Wales
  • Solicit and analyze feedback and data for firmwide conferences, local and regional programs, and professional development initiatives;
  • Use the firm's learning management system for all learning events (registration, reminders, attendance tracking and online course completions).


  • Educated to degree level
  • Experience working in a law firm or a professional services environment in a training or professional development role, delivering lawyer training and/or professional development programs and initiatives
  • Experience working with a global learning management system.
  • Project management and/or program design experience
  • Experience of working successfully under pressure and dealing with demanding, senior stakeholders
  • Ability to work in a global team environment with a client service focus
  • Ability to use initiative and be creative.
  • Excellent level of IT literacy, including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

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