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Senior Legal Technologist

Senior Legal Technologist

  • Location

    United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Knowledge & Information Management

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Highly competitive

  • Contact:

    Kathy Thistlethwaite

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Senior Legal Technologist  – Leading International Law Firm – London, Manchester, Exeter, or Birmingham

We are working with a leading international law firm who have a great new job opportunity, for a senior legal technologist, working at the centre of innovation. You will be assisting the Head of Innovation and Technology in developing client solutions and driving the adoption of legal technology across all departments, to improve delivery of services to clients.
Key tasks will include:

  • Prior experience working in an innovation function within a commercial law firm on projects involving use of collaboration platforms and legal technology solutions, including document, workflow and process automation, data visualisation (Contract Express, HighQ,), machine learning document review and extraction tools (including Kira) and electronic signatures platforms (DocuSign) .

  • Previous experience of deployment of solutions using legal technology such as HighQ and Kira and experience of end-to-end project delivery essential.

  • Working knowledge and awareness of the current legal technology landscape, and of best practices and developments in AI-enabled and automated legal technologies, and the ability to apply this knowledge to promote continuous improvement.

  • Leading and coordinating innovation projects including assistance in the end-to-end planning, development, delivery, and continuous improvement of value adding creative client solutions.

  • Ability to identify the most effective combinations of people, process, and technology. Where required, the role will include the coordination and management of third party or other internal technology development experts.

  • Configuration of Client Portals, including working on effective user experience and tailoring sites to clients’ needs for example with data visualisation.

  • Researching and providing insights on legal technology tools and trends, together with advising on opportunities to leverage developments for the benefit of the firm and our clients

  • Driving a culture of innovation and continuous improvement across the firm through the championing of existing solutions, to help drive behavioural change and maximise the transformative impact of new products and services.

  • Building strong relationships with lawyers across various specialist areas and supporting them with coaching on legal technology and new ways of working. 

  • Collaboration with lawyers and other key stakeholders to identify opportunities to improve existing processes and to ensure that solutions are developed in line with client expectations, practice group objectives, the firm’s strategic goals, considering developments in the legal tech market.

  • Delivering presentations, demonstrations and training on existing products and market intelligence on technology tools to lawyers and clients. 

  • Assisting in the design, marketing, and promotion of client solutions where appropriate. Promoting the firm by participating in external legal events such as hackathons and attendance at conferences and events.

  • Expertise in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint required.

On offer is the opportunity to work with a high-energy team focused on delivering on an exciting Legal Technology strategy and you will also be able to get involved with a wide range of systems services and projects.  

You should have demonstrable technical systems aptitude, able to hit the ground running, an interest in legal tech and what is happening in the market and effective communication and great client service skills.
If you would like to discuss this job role in more detail, please apply with your CV to