Innovation & Legal Technology Graduate Scheme

Addleshaw Goddard

United Kingdom

Full time

Aug 23

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The Graduate Scheme for the Innovation & Legal Technology Team is designed to teach you the skills required to innovate the delivery of legal work. You will learn skills in problem solving, technology, client engagement and consultancy.

You will be given the opportunity to work in each of the ILT pillars dealing with different areas that the ILT Team works in delivering value for the firm. The pillars involved in the graduate seat rotation are; Research & Development, Internal Efficiency, Document Lifecycle, Client Projects, Legal Tech Consulting, and Products. 

Our appetite to learn as a team sees us partnering with technology providers, universities and law schools. We expect all of our team members to collaborate with these organisations, such as hackathons and other initiatives to stimulate creative ideas with the single objective of delivering solutions and services that benefit our clients.

Innovation and Legal Technology is an exciting area that still has much scope for improvement and change. Establishing an award winning team early in this space has afforded us the opportunity to be a leader in legal innovation, to build a clear career path for you as graduates and nurture your talent to reach your full potential.


  • This is a 2 year scheme with a job title of 'Legal Technologist' (level 1).
  • You will rotate every 4 months through six of the seven ILT pillars, learning the different expertise that make up the ILT Team.
  • As you come towards the end of the Scheme you will be asked to choose a pillar that is your preference to specialise in.
  • Your preference will be taken into account as we assess your appropriate placement.
  • The Senior Manager for your pillar will be your line manager in the ILT Team moving forward.
  • Your job title upon completion will be 'Legal Technologist' (level 3).
  • You will then move on to the Legal Technologist career pathway, providing plenty of opportunity for career growth.




Guiding our clients through the process of selecting and configuring legal technology. We work with our clients to assess their needs, narrow down the options, consult on the configuration of solutions, and work with them to build and implement their chosen strategy and platforms.


Intelligent implementation of legal expertise, technology, data and process to pitch for and help deliver projects for our clients. This includes engaging internally and externally to find and discuss opportunities, as well as transferring successful ideas to products or internal efficiency.


Engaging with the wider business to identify opportunities to enhance how our legal work is delivered. Creating solutions using existing and new technology and embedding them in the business ensuring uptake.


Looking at how we can push the boundaries of what legal technology can do. We do this by working with third-party providers and internal developers to look at new products or how we can best use our existing technologies, understanding how they might develop over time to bring the greatest benefits to our firm and our clients.


Working with our lawyers to develop new avenues and income streams through productising AG’s expertise by designing and developing products for our clients. This is achieved by combining a number of the Legal Technology building blocks in different ways to create powerful solutions that can be applied across our practice areas.


Focusing on technologies that interact with documents. This includes the creation, management and data gathering of documents in all practice areas. We have a strong focus on the automation of precedents as well as ensuring we procure the right tools for the job, be that negotiation, reporting or efficient drafting.

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Addleshaw Goddard

Our lawyers find imaginative solutions to pivotal business problems for many of the world's most respected businesses.