Legal Engineer

Simmons & Simmons

Cambridge, UK

Full time

May 26

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We are currently looking for a dynamic Legal Engineer to join our growing team. Simmons Wavelength is the home of legal engineering at Simmons & Simmons; using data engineering, process optimisation and creative design to deliver digitised solutions for our clients. We exist because the business of law is continually evolving; the scale, complexity and urgency of legal work is accelerating. New approaches to these challenges are needed.

Joining one of our market-facing scrum teams, Legal Engineers deliver challenging, client-facing projects, using tools and skills to unlock new value, efficiencies and insights.

We are looking for someone who:

  • has a degree, equivalent qualification or relatable work experience
  • has 2-3 years of experience of working in the legal, data, design or tech sectors
  • thrives in a team environment, can multi task and are proactive
  • has excellent stakeholder management skills and can communicate advanced concepts clearly to a diverse range of stakeholders
  • wants to be part of a diverse and inclusive team, have great interpersonal skills and
  • can effectively relate to individuals at all levels and experience
  • has a real willingness to learn, using your creative initiative!

It would also be great, but not essential, if you have:

  • experience of working in an agile team 
  • experience of working with legal or other business professionals
  • ability to speak confidently, able to share your knowledge and skills with colleagues and perhaps even larger audiences

What will you do:

  • Work as part of an agile multi-functional team to understand and articulate client need through a combination of disciplines including law, data, design and technology
  • Data extraction, report building and developing client facing solutions
  • Gather and assess/analyse information from a range of sources by identifying business requirements, using the most appropriate methodology and sharing findings in visual, consumable formats 
  • Use information to critically assess options and to articulate and support the potential range of approaches that could be applied to problem solving
  • Play an active role in the design, planning and execution of client projects
  • Actively participate in our Wavelength Academy to grow and share skills and expertise contributing to team-wide professional development
  • A willingness to flex and apply your skills to business activity in a way that meets the evolving and growing needs of our business
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