IT Director

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IT Director

Location: London (Hybrid)

Salary: Competitive


IT Director – London – Hybrid – Competitive Salary + Benefits – Opportunity to work for a World-Renowned Legal Services Organisation

This dynamic, high-growth organisation has earned wide respect for their expertise and experience in legal consulting, technology, and operations since their inception.

The organisation is renowned for providing commercial and technology solutions to the continually evolving legal sector, refining its products and offerings, and expanding into and innovating cutting-edge tech solutions daily. So, this would be an excellent opportunity for an IT Director to gain valuable experience and take a huge step forward in their career.

This well-established legal entity is well-known in the business, and with plans to continue their sustained growth, an IT Director will be at the heart of a team and company looking to make even more impact in their sector.

About the Company:

They are a young company but are made up of seasoned professionals in the

legal industry, with a focus on building productive long-term relationships with

employees and clients.

Every day, they work directly with their law firm and legal department clients to build strategy, put it into practise, and accomplish the business goals that are most important to them. This is how they hope to make a difference for their clients.

They have expertise in a variety of industries, including highly regulated and litigious ones like financial services, technology, and pharmaceuticals, and are trusted by over 600 clients globally.

About the IT Director Role:

The IT Director oversees giving the Infrastructure, Applications, Information Security, and Development teams technical direction and oversight. Making sure internal systems and hosted infrastructure are secure, effective, and representative of a top technology organisation should be the top priority while remaining focused on providing service to both clients and co-workers.

Working with the Chief Experience Officer (CXO) and other business leaders, strategic thinking and strong business acumen are essential in this role as they challenge conventional wisdom and consider how they can use technology and data to produce more beneficial results for their company and customers.


  • Create a technology plan, prioritizing the projects and initiatives based on impact to the company’s market position and profitability.
  • Work with the infrastructure team to develop a roadmap to ensure systems are updated in a timely and efficient manner, leveraging Public Cloud where possible.
  • Work with the End User Computing team to ensure that users are onboarded and offboarded effectively, customers receive fantastic and timely support and onsite support is available at our offices.
  • Work with the application team to ensure all solutions have clear owners and are being carefully managed to maximize the value provided to their relevant business owners.
  • Work with our application team to ensure leaders can access key data to allow them to effectively manage KPIs across the business.
  • Work with information security to ensure security is central to our decision-making, engrained in culture and can be used a differentiator.
  • Own and manage the technology budget, ensuring that we are scrutinizing the costs incurred to manage the technology estate and that we are delivering value to the business.

Ideal Requirements for the IT Director Role:


  • 15 years of relevant experience at leadership level, preferably in the professional services or legal technology industry.
  • Proven track record of leading technology strategy in a growth-oriented organisation.
  • Solid understanding of technology and industry trends.
  • Experience operating as part of a team, placing emphasis on fostering a high degree of coordination between functions, communication with senior business leaders and the ability to deliver results in a timely fashion.
  • Strategic thinking and problem solving.
  • Business acumen and commercial awareness.
  • Team leadership and development.
  • Communication and building business sponsorship.

Recruiter: Alex Meaklim


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