Learning & Development Manager

The Team

The Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner HR team has a vision to be recognised as an HR department at the forefront of its profession. We believe this requires a constant desire to meet the ever changing needs of the business and its people, a dedication to outstanding client service and a determination to act as a cohesive team in everything that we do.

The Learning & Development team is one of five core HR Centres of Expertise and is integral to developing legal and non-legal capability, improving performance and building the future talent pool. The team is also responsible for organising all legal and non-legal skills training across all the offices of the firm.

Who we’re looking for

The Learning & Development Manager will work within the Learning & Development team and will be responsible for the delivery of a wide range of training and development programmes to lawyers from across the firm.

The successful candidate will have excellent presentation skills, with the ability to deliver to a range of audiences. Ideally, they will also have strong experience of managing and delivering professional skills programmes (within a professional services environment) and strong communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills in order to liaise with different parts of the firm.

About Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

We are an international law firm renowned for our innovative approach to high quality, commercial, legal advice support for clients around the world.

Our vision is to be the most respected law firm. We will achieve this through always exceeding our client’s expectations and being a better place to work than our competitors.

We have expertise across 70 legal disciplines and our commitment to exceptional service means our clients can expect more than just our technical excellence when we work with them. Our international offering is an important part of our commitment to our clients and through our emerging markets focus and preferred firm network we are able to support them wherever they do business.

All this is possible because the quality of our people. Part of our core vision is to be a better place to work than our competitors and we are committed to attracting and retaining the best talent. We embrace diversity by promoting and sustaining an open, inclusive and supportive working environment.

Diversity, inclusion and working differently

Diversity and inclusion is at the heart of our firm. At Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner we aim to create an inclusive and inspirational culture where all our employees are valued, motivated and able to be themselves.

We believe that our goals of always exceeding client expectations and being the most attractive place to work will only be achieved if we recruit, retain, reward and develop our people with regard to their abilities and contributions and without reference to their background, gender, gender identity, ethnic origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, political belief or disability. We are wholly committed to promoting an inclusive and inspirational working environment for our employees, our most important asset, to enable our people to make the most of their particular skills, qualities and points of difference.

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner is a firm with an increasingly flexible workforce and is supportive of flexible working arrangements, tailored to the individual, wherever possible.  

Please feel free to speak to the Resourcing Team about the flexibility we are offering for this role. 


Please note that the Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Group has preferred agency agreements in place with a number of agencies. Any speculative applications should be sent to our HR Resourcing team at recruitment@bclplaw.com and not directly to line mangers or employees. The Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Group will not be responsible for any fees related to speculative applications unless specifically agreed in writing.


As a regulated firm of solicitors, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP (“Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner”) is required to undertake appropriate vetting of staff. In addition to completion, by applicants who accept a job offer, of a regulatory questionnaire, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner uses a specialist provider to undertake professional verification and background checks (including through electronic data sources, and directly with employers and professional bodies/regulators) on our behalf. We will also undertake certain verifications ourselves.

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner adopts a risk-based approach to its vetting procedures, which are only undertaken with consent, and in accordance with it legal and regulatory obligations. For further details, please see our recruitment website: https://jobs.bclplaw.com/.

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