You will be able to become a Director when you have worked as an attorney-at-law for at least four years, have acquired thorough knowledge and commercial awareness within your area of expertise and contribute to maintaining relationships with the clients you advise. At the same time, you fully satisfy Plesner's expectations to a Manager.

The next natural step in your development is a more important role in managing Plesner's more complex projects, in the development of young attorneys-at-law and in the development and acquisition of clients.

Becoming a Director can be a step on the way to becoming a Senior Counsel or a Partner.

When are you successful in this role?

When you have a couple of years of experience as a Director we expect you to provide excellent service to our clients, develop and maintain relationships with clients and develop the next generation of young attorneys-at-law concurrently with your continued development as a legal adviser.

Your role in projects
As an experienced Director you manage our more complex projects to the satisfaction of clients and colleagues. You are one step ahead, coordinate effortlessly across practice areas and keep the, often many, internal and external stakeholders and the client well informed. At the same time, you are a role model for Plesner's collaborative culture and seek to secure a high level of job satisfaction among all colleagues on your projects. Due to your proactive approach and your effort to ensure that everyone see themselves as an important part of the team, you are a sought-after project manager.

Your role in management
You evaluate the performance of a number of attorneys-at-law in your department with 1-2 years of experience on a regular basis, focusing on their professional and personal development. Together with a partner, you conduct three annual feedback interviews, providing guidance to the attorneys-at-law in terms of how to provide high-quality advice on cases and motivate them to continue their positive development. Due to your commitment to their success, you are a sought-after manager.

Your role in client development and acquisition
Together with a partner, you manage and develop a number of strategic clients in your practice area. You are involved in client-focused initiatives such as pitches, drafting of fee estimates, meetings and marketing activities, for example, conferences and articles. You also participate in business development and are involved in developing and improving our performance or service. Due to your ability to address clients' requirements and develop relationships, our clients seek you out.

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