Our leading professional services client is seeking a Legal Tech and eDiscovery Manager to join their growing team. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who wants to develop their career in a fast paced and demanding professional services environment, using the best in class legal technology suite and where the team solve the impossible for their clients. This role will be a springboard within the organisation over the next 3 years, as the Legal Tech and Innovation Services group expands and will provide a suitable candidate with an opportunity to grow their responsibilities and experience into the areas such as AI, Big Data or Project management.

 

The Role

  • Lead, manage and deliver the technology work stream for eDiscovery and large-scale investigations, in collaboration with the eDiscovery Director and Litigation partners and associates.
  • Design and implement workflow to load data into a review platform and supporting all search and analysis during review and production cycles.
  • Supervise a team of junior forensic consultants and/or perform tasks independently.
  • Manage delivery schedules to meet project timelines and ensuring proper quality assurance (typically multiple projects run in parallel).
  • Troubleshoot and resolve application system and/or software problems.
  • Provide value add consulting services to the Legal teams to resolve issues/ challenges that arise during the course of an investigation (e.g. with big volume data sets). This will require management of third party vendors and technology partners.
  • Oversee accurate time recording by team for billing purposes and liaise with client partner for billing.
  • Advising the firm and its clients in niche areas such as data processing, data management and production of material for discovery.
  • Lead a high performing team of junior forensic consultants with a particular focus on growing a strong legal/eDiscovery technology competence across the team. This includes recruitment, induction, performance management, and capability development.
  • Design and implement workflow to load data into a review platform and supporting all search and analysis during review and production cycles.

Criteria

  • Bachelor’s degree required (preferred in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Math, Business, or other related scientific or technical discipline).
  • At least 6 – 8 years’ experience performing eDiscovery tech roles, including but not limited to electronic file processing, image and data file conversion, culling, using and configuring review tools, quality assurance, database loads and retrieval, and forensic analysis
  • Thorough knowledge of the litigation discovery process including an understanding of the EDRM and other industry reference models.
  • Working knowledge of and hands-on experience with Nuix E-Discovery Workbench and/or Relativity, along with personal computers, including Windows 10, and encryption methods is strongly preferred. Experience with other eDiscovery platforms will be considered.
  • Experience with Structured Query Language (SQL) and relational database technologies is an advantage.
  • Programming/scripting experience in Ruby, Python and excel is an advantage.
  • Experience of working closely with developers to create and implement scripts designed to automate workflow tasks

 

The Person

  • Integrity and respect for work ethics.
  • Flexible and adaptable to a changing and evolving business and technology environment.
  • Astute business operator with demonstrated ability to show sound judgement in difficult situations.
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills.
  • Excellent Analytical Skills – a problem solver.
  • Ability to establish credibility with a diverse group of senior stakeholders including clients and third parties.
  • Proven ability to straddle the strategic and operations business domains.
  • High level of initiative and motivation.
  • Team player with a track-record of working in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent analytical and interpretative ability with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to lead a diverse group of people to achieve project outcomes.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to deliver project outcomes under tight deadlines.
  • Drive to deliver excellence and to maintain a client- centered approach to all projects.
  • Flexible and adaptable to a changing and evolving business and technology environment.

 

Next Steps

For further information, and to apply for this Legal Tech and eDiscovery Manager job, please contact Emma Zacharopoulou on 028 9008 0031.

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