Client Relationship Manager (International) 12-month Maternity Cover

Marketing & Business Development

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Marketing & Business Development


Business Professionals


London, United Kingdom



The role

Share your International Client Relationship expertise and shape our future…

At DLA Piper, we don’t follow trends. We start them. Clients come to us for our global reach and local relationships. Clients stay enaged with us for our exceptional value add, service delivery excellence and ability to innovative and deliver solutions to complex challenges.

At DLA Piper our International Key Client Programme ensures that the Firm services, manages and develops some of its largest relationships to best effect.

Due to maternity leave, an opportunity has arisen for an experienced, high-performing and truly collaborative Client Relationship Manager to join our international; team on a 12-month fixed term contract basis.     

Starting in October and based in our London, regional or International offices this is a highly visible and integral role working closely with one or more of the firms most significant clients.  The Client Relationship Manager will work alongside the Client Relationship Partners, and the wider DLA Piper teams, focussing on client development, relationship management and service delivery activities.

Besides liaising with the various firm-wide internal stakeholders this role will be client facing.  

Facilitating client meetings, Internal communications/collaboration, progress reviews and financials will feature highly as will coaching, research, identifying client drivers and other key projects.

The role requires a proactive approach, good business development skills and confidence in front of senior clients, partners and wider (business services) teams with the purpose to develop a long-term, mutually beneficial relationship with the client. 

If you have the ambition and passion, as well as 4-5 years’ relevant experience in CRM, or Marketing/Business Development and are looking for greater client interaction, then look no further… Click here to find out more about being at the heart of our continued client development while playing a key part in our international success.


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 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:

  • Be Supportive – we are compassionate and inclusive, valuing diversity and acting thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative - we are proactive, passionate team players investing in our relationships
  • Be Bold - we are fearless and inquisitive, challenging ourselves to think big and find creative new solutions
  • Be Exceptional - we are strategic and driven, exceeding standards and expectations


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 support anyone with a disability or long term health condition to ensure they have the opportunity to perform at their best. If you have not done so already, please let us know if you require any support so we can make the right adjustments and considerations should they be required.


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, 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 references from previous employers.