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Innovative Technology Lead

Innovative Technology Lead

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  • Sector:

    Knowledge & Information Management

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  • Salary:

    Highly Competitive Salary

  • Contact:

    Lee Seymour

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  • Published:

    over 3 years ago

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A leading international law firm has an exciting new job requirement for an Innovative Technology Lead to join their Knowledge team in London.

This is a great job opportunity for a true subject-matter expert in the field of legal technology with exemplary client relationship management skills, both internal and external, and a real advocate of innovative legal technology.


Key job responsibilities will include:

  • Develop a plan for Implementing the Innovative Technology strategy
  • Promote the use of Innovative Technology within the firm by identifying opportunities for using Innovative Technology to add value to client relationships, increase efficiency and win work
  • A strong and enthusiastic advocate for the use of Innovative Technology
  • Manage projects and tasks in direct response to business needs within the firm
  • Play a lead role in developing dialogues with clients around the use of Innovative Technology as solutions to business problems
  • Supervise the work of the Trainee Legal Technologist
  • Act as a subject matter expert within the firm, monitoring the market for new tools and developments and advising the firm on future investment and ensuring value from existing software
  • Manage relationships with suppliers and the Innovative Technology elements of the Knowledge budget
  • Work collaboratively with Learning & Development to develop a training programme around Innovation and Innovative Technology for lawyers and others in the firm
  • Work collaboratively with IT to develop practical solutions for internal (and client facing) business issues


Legal experience is important for this role and you should possess:

Technical Skills:

  • A clear aptitude for working with new and emerging technologies and in particular, familiarity with Contract Express (and coding), DocuSign, Luminance and HighQ
  • Previous experience in a legal technology role or innovative technology role or project management role within a law firm

Person Specification:

  • A highly credible individual with the ability to inspire confidence at every level of the business
  • A proven track record in achieving results and the ability to manage projects from inception through to completion
  • A proactive individual with a strong work ethic and a hands-on approach
  • A collaborative worker with the ability to identify and influence key stakeholders and to form and develop own networks
  • Positive and solutions-focused with the ability to see challenges as opportunities
  • Ability to see the benefits of working in a firm with diverse practice areas and to spot the potential that Innovative Technology can bring to all areas of the business
  • Highly developed communication skills with the ability to influence, negotiate, persuade and inspire others.


To be considered for this and other legal technology roles please apply with your CV to