Legal Project Manager

As a Legal Project Manager, you use your expertise to make a profitable contribution to our client work.


Legal project managers provide an in-house efficiency service. Your focus is on providing cost-efficient legal services and optimising how they are organised.

Legal project managers are deployed in all of our practice groups. They evaluate our current processes for client work and open up new perspectives for project management and work processes at our firm. One of the most important tasks is to evaluate the optimisation potential at our firm. You coordinate and monitor processes and ensure they are designed as efficiently as possible. This means working closely with the firm’s lawyers and partners. In addition, it is your responsibility to optimise the flow of information between our clients and the firm.

How to become a part of the team
What do I need to apply to Freshfields as a legal project manager?

We are looking forward to meeting exciting personalities with foresight, who enjoy teamwork and are enthusiastic about working in an international environment.

Ideally, you have successfully completed your studies in a relevant subject and have demonstrated your above-average skills. In addition, your are fluent in both written and spoken German and English.

How can I apply and what documents should I include with my application?

Please send your application to:

Your complete application documents should include:
– a personal cover letter
– your curriculum vitae
– all relevant certificates

We look forward to hearing in your cover letter why you want to work for us and what you find so exciting about the prospect of working at Freshfields. Please state your salary expectations, your preferred location and your earliest possible starting date.

What are the next steps after my application?

After receiving all the applications, we will make a pre-selection based on our selection criteria. If you are shortlisted for the vacancy, we will invite you to a face-to-face interview at our office.

Do you have any tips for my job interview?

During the interview, we will be able to get to know each other personally and also share information about the advertised position. We will be very curious to learn more about your interest in the role of legal project manager and your expectations of the typical work it will entail. Do not hesitate to ask us any questions that you might still have!