eDiscovery Project Manager

Salary icon Competitive salary
Location icon London , South East England

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Practice Group / Department:

Dispute Resolution e-Discovery - London

Job Description

We're Norton Rose Fulbright - a global law firm with over 50 offices and 7,000 employees worldwide. We provide the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. At Norton Rose Fulbright, our strategy and our culture are closely entwined. We know that our expansion will mean little unless it is underpinned by truly global collaboration and we understand that pioneering work only takes place when our people have room to move and think beyond boundaries. As well as the relevant skills and experience, we're looking for people who are innovative, commercial and value the work that they do. 

Our London Office is currently recruiting for an eDiscovery Project Manager. As well as the relevant skills and experience, we're looking for people who are innovative, commercial and value the work that they do. We celebrate multiple approaches and points of view and believe diversity drives innovation, so we're building a culture where difference is valued.

The Team

Our eDiscovery team is part of Norton Rose Fulbright's London based Litigation and Disputes Group. This role reports directly to the Head of eDiscovery for EMEA.

This position was established to address the need within our growing eDiscovery team to focus on operational and project management, business development and technical excellence.

The Role

  • Day to day management of all aspects of eDiscovery engagements and tasks, whilst delivering excellent service to our legal teams across EMEA. Such tasks are likely to include undertaking, managing and overseeing eDiscovery related processes including: evidence handling, data processing, proactive review management, document production & quality control at each phase of the data management process.
  • You should be able to work efficiently and effectively under rigorous deadlines in high-pressure situations, handling multiple, simultaneous projects with consistently high-quality results and able to exercise good judgment in sensitive or stressful situations.
  • Providing effective oversight and mentoring of junior resources.
  • Supporting our clients in the scoping and identification of potentially relevant data sources co-ordinating with external vendors as required to meet objectives
  • Ensuring operational effectiveness of the eDiscovery team, including the co-ordination of tasks, resources and priorities to ensure that all deadlines are met.
  • Promoting maximum productivity, quality and compliance with best practices, operating procedures, policies and protocols.
  • Assisting with and taking responsibility for allocated business development initiatives and workstreams.
  • Building and maintaining strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders globally.
  • Supporting local and global research & development initiatives.
  • Supporting vendor relationship management as it relates to supporting software and cloud infrastructure, including issue reporting and resolution, and recommendations for product enhancements.
  • Evaluation and recommendations for technology and utility tools to increase productivity & quality, or to develop new workstreams.

Skills and Experience Required

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree preferred.
  • Demonstrable grasp and knowledge of litigation technology, EDRM, use of GenAI in eDiscovery and the global eDiscovery industry.
  • Ideally 6+ years of experience managing eDiscovery engagements in a vendor or law firm environment.
  • Training will be provided, although prior experience of Opentext Axcelerate, Reveal 11 and Python coding is beneficial.
  • Demonstrable experience of working closely with internal and external clients and building trusted relationships.
  • Project and people management experience.
  • Excellent analytical, problem identification and resolution skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven and demonstrable dedication to work product quality and client service.

Our clients come first and whilst we have a high performance culture and work hard as a team, in return we offer range of competitive benefits including:

  • 25 days hols + Bank hols - Buy up to 5 days
  • GP Service
  • Bupa Healthcare
  • Pension
  • Flexible working


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

To attract the best people, we strive to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone can bring their whole selves to work, have a sense of belonging, and realize their full career potential. 
Our new enabled work model allows our people to have more flexibility in the way they choose to work from both the office and a remote location, while continuing to deliver the highest standards of service. We offer a range of family friendly and inclusive employment policies and provide access to programmes and services aimed at nurturing our people’s health and overall wellbeing. Find more about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion here.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from individuals who can complement our existing teams. We strive to create an inclusive and accessible recruitment process for all candidates. If you require any tailored adjustments or accommodations, please let us know here.

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