Forensic Senior Manager/ Director : large Advisory firm

Job Title: Forensic Senior Manager/ Director : large Advisory firm
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: bonus & benefits
Reference: 3746191_1587055958
Contact Name: Louise Bridge
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 16, 2020 17:52

Job Description

The best of both worlds:a multi-office independent firm, with a dynamic Forensic team doubling in size yearly.

Your new company
My client is a multi-office UK-wise firm with an impeccable track record in Corporate Advisory. Most work comes from lawyers or regulators and this lead naturally to developing a Forensic offering, which in turn has grown impressively year-on-year.
The Forensic business is a rare entity in this market - a genuine 50-50 split between Fraud and Disputes/Litigation/Arbitration. They have a Forensic Technology offering as well.
Their average case and fee size is on an upwards trajectory and they are now being instructed on 6-figure billing cases too.
Organic growth has lead to an opening for...

Your new role
...a Senior Manager,or Director, to join the team. This can be a first--promotion move, as well as being open to a lateral hire.
You'd be reporting directly to Partners. A team of SM/Managers, AMs and Seniors would support your casework, as well as interim help when needed.
Casework ranges across the full bandwidth in the market, including fraud/investigations, commercial disputes, valuations, international arbitration, compliance/risk, and much more.
See "What you'll get in return" below for further detail on the culture.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Current and established Forensic experience, ranging from experienced Manager as a baseline for SM, or experienced SM as a baseline for Director.
  • ACA/ACCA or equivalent accounting qualification.
  • Casework experience that is primarily or at least half Disputes/Litigation/Expert Witness
  • Readiness to engage in BD activities - these are primarily corporate but some individual may be appropriate

What you'll get in return

  • Culture is the opposite of sweating assets. If they are busy, they hire (this includes contract/internal secondee help when needed)
  • Direct Partner access not just in the team but across the wider business/firm
  • Access to international work
  • Healthy, coordinated go-to-market approach
  • Learning from Partner mentors who can speak from recent experience on the path to Partner and support you in what it takes to get there
  • A culture which allows you early responsibility - the chance to cut your teeth on what you may not have done/done a lot of before

What you need to do now
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