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Executive Project Manager (LAW FIRM)

London, United Kingdom
  • Employment Type: Direct Hire

Our client, one of the world’s leading law firms, is seeking an Executive Project Manager for their London office. The Project Manager will be responsible for developing project management plans, tracking resources, proposals, and maintaining project files. The ideal candidate must be able to liaise with a range of team members across the global e-discovery team and supervise tasks delegated to analysts. This person will also be responsible for assisting analysts with processing and understanding client requirements. The ability to communicate directly with clients, both internal and external, is essential. Experience using Relativity is required and Nuix is a plus. Send resumes to [email protected].

SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

TECHNICAL

Essential:

  • Graduate (2:1 or above) or equivalent or a post-graduate qualification with a minimum of 3 A levels (ideally B grades and above) with minimum 2 years' experience in a similar industry
  • If not a graduate, then the candidate must demonstrate evidence of operating at an appropriate level in the e-Discovery or technical client data field
  • Expertise in Case Management Software such as Recommind Axcelerate, Relativity, or similar
  • Experience working within a similar team at the required level
  • Expertise in document reviews and case work
  • Proficiency in technical skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Capable of articulating technical concepts effectively
  • Able to draft concise, accurate (grammar and spelling) and credible notes/emails to explain the e-Discovery process

Desirable:

  • Excellent understanding of the legal framework of e-Discovery, existing protocols, practices and relevant legal standards. Academic legal training (law at degree level or postgraduate) and experience as a legal practitioner desirable
  • Experience related to e-Discovery and other Litigation Support processes.
  • Proficiency in several Litigation Support applications and a sound knowledge of e-Discovery software market
  • Experience of supervising more junior staff, ideally including identifying and responding to training needs
  • Proficiency in MS Windows and MS Office  Applications
  • Industry knowledge  or   law firm experience, or of working in a professional services environment (e.g. consulting or accounting) would be a distinct advantage, although not essential
  • Financial management skills. Experience in the preparation and monitoring of cost estimates for case reviews

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