Legal Technologist

Addleshaw Goddard

Full time

Manchester, UK

Jan 8

THE TEAM

Addleshaw Goddard is a premium international business law firm with an exceptional breadth of services; known for the quality of our advice, the imagination we bring and the impact we make. We are a Firm which has innovation built into its DNA. No matter the challenge, we deliver bespoke, platforms for our clients, providing smart, usable solutions which are customised, collaborative and integrated into their businesses. We have been ranked the 6th Most Innovative Law Firm in Europe at the FT's Innovative Lawyer Awards 2020 and are multi-award winners for our Legal technology, innovation and knowledge management delivery for clients. To maintain this enviable reputation, we're looking to grow our Innovation and Legal Technology team with another ambitious Legal Technology professional.

Purpose of the Role

As a Legal Technologist within the Innovation and Legal Technology team, you will be responsible for supporting the delivery of new, time and cost-saving solutions and projects to clients across our business.

Duties

With the appropriate training and guidance required, your key responsibilities will be:

  • Assisting at each stage of the development of new products and services, and the delivery to clients and divisions of new solutions
  • Configuring client sites, including document automation and data visualisation
  • Assisting with the assessment and deployment of new software solutions
  • Interacting with internal teams and clients regarding project design and delivery
  • Adhere to guidelines on consistency and appropriate use of processes and programmes used by the team
  • Assisting in analysing data captured by various solutions
  • Ensuring a full suite of records is kept about each live solution to be used by the team for future instances
  • Engaging across the Firm to promote Legal Technology and Innovation including attending internal and external meetings and proactively identifying and promoting opportunities to use technology to solve problems

Knowledge, skills and experience

Must have:

  • A positive, enthusiastic, conscientious and proactive approach
  • Effective organisational and time management skills when managing priorities and incoming task requests
  • A high level of attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, demonstrating an ability to communicate with colleagues at all levels
  • The ability to work to tight timescales with a sense of urgency, consistently demonstrating a flexible, proactive "can-do" attitude
  • Ability to plan and manage work
  • A willingness to learn and a desire to work in the field of legal technology

Desirable:

  • Prior experience of working in a legal, technical or innovation role within a commercial law firm
  • Previous experience of studying for a Legal, technical or innovation course
  • An awareness of the challenges affecting law firms and the changing legal services market
  • An awareness of the legal technology market and its trends
  • An understanding of the application of innovative technologies to legal practice and support services


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