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Legal Operations Manager

full-time Lexoo London

Lexoo is one of Europe’s leading legal technology companies. We are revolutionising the legal market by helping enterprise businesses quickly connect with our global network of world-class lawyers.

Our clients include exciting, and disruptive brands like Monzo, JustEat, ASOS, Foot Locker, Vice Media, and more. We’re based in a warehouse loft overlooking the Thames, including a rooftop terrace and fireplace.

We are VC-backed and growing fast, and we’ve ranked in the Top 100 startups for 3 years running. Having raised a Series A investment round in September, we are scaling up across the company to reach more amazing clients.

This position offers a unique chance to work at a place where people truly care about changing the legal market from both a tech and operations angle.

About the role

As legal operations manager, you’ll be a member of the senior team and wear a variety of hats. You’ll be reporting directly to our CEO and will work across the business on:

Legal Project Management

  • Setting up and running an in-house legal project management function
  • Assist with training Lexoo’s lawyers on best practices

Business Development

  • Joining our business development team for meetings with General Counsel
  • Help the business development team to map out key areas of growth / untapped opportunities
  • Be one of the ‘faces of Lexoo’ at conferences and events


  • advise our product/dev team on prioritising and defining future features


  • Help shape strategy and risk mitigation when it comes to our ‘big bets’ or changes to our model
  • Help navigate the legal framework for the transition of Lexoo being responsible for more of the work (without being liable for the work)
  • Assisting with expansion planning into new markets

The ideal profile

  1. Is excited about working in a high growth startup where you can go “all in” and really feel ownership for what you’re doing
  2. Gets itchy if you don’t see tangible results from your work and you’ll keep pushing until you do
  3. Is deeply curious about your work and how to become world class at it
  4. Is kind hearted – as a team we have many things we want to get better at, but one thing we’ve done really well is create a welcoming work culture where everyone can truly be themselves and have fun while we work.

Your experience

  • 8+ years experience in the legal industry, preferably as a legal ops manager, in-house lawyer or working at another Alternative Legal Service Provider
  • Experience in a fast-paced environment where you’ve needed to be a self-starter

The chance to join a growing company at a very exciting stage. The need for our product is validated and we have built a great team around product, operations, and sales. You have the opportunity to really make a difference and help shape our future. This is not a typical company and not a typical job, it might be exactly what you’re looking for!

We offer a variety of benefits and perks to empower you to do your best work, and to invest in your professional development and well-being.

  • Top notch coffee
  • Plenty of snacks and drinks
  • Dog-friendly office
  • Friday team drinks
  • Monthly in-office massage
  • Monthly personal development budget to spend on online courses or events
  • We’ll provide you with a Macbook
  • If there are work-relevant books you want to read, we’ll buy it for you and then add to the Lexoo Library
  • Regular team socials and activities
  • Pension scheme
  • Annual offsite trip
  • Stock options after 6 - 12 months
  • Flexible work environment (work from home Wednesdays etc)

published: Feb. 2, 2019

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