DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, global enterprises to local market leaders, to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.
DLA piper in Poland is made up of over 120 professionals based in Warsaw. Our Polish teams take a multijurisdictional and interdisciplinary approach. They leverage their extensive knowledge and experience of the international business environment, blending this with local Polish knowledge and a strong CEE network and practice.
The candidate is an ambitious, hands-on and commercially-focused Marketing & Business Development (M&BD) professional who proactively leads the local BD and Marketing function, working with local partners, fee earners, support staff and the central M&BD functions based in the UK and our Global Services Centre (GSC) in Warsaw.
This is a key hire. The candidate will be required to lead the M&BD function to the next level. The right candidate will have the freedom and scope to make a significant contribution to the management and culture of DLA Piper’s Polish operation.This will include (but is not limited to) developing M&BD plans and activity, in line with strategic priorities, that utilises the full marketing mix including: helping to shape an evolving market proposition, building market profile, and developing and driving marketing campaigns that create business development opportunities, where the individual will manage pitches, client development and targeting programmes.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers and business service professionals located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.
In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do. We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work.
Diversity of perspective, thought, background and culture combine to make us the leading global law firm; that’s why we actively seek to build balanced teams. We welcome the unique contribution that you will bring to our firm and actively encourage applications from all talented people – however your talent is packaged, whatever your background or circumstance and regardless of how you identify.
We recognise that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That’s why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.
In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits and where relevant, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and work-related references.