Location: Paris


Workplace: Hybrid


The Opportunity:


To be responsible for providing litigation technology support under the supervision of the Manager of GEDA for EMEA.. The responsibilities would include assisting in organizing and maintaining Electronically Stored Information (ESI) and other litigation documents following standardized protocol implemented to ensure best practices and compliance with requirements for document preservation in all litigation practice group engagements, assisting with and maintaining databases and provide support to the region for all E-Discovery projects, and providing consultation to all offices concerning ESI for collections, processing, review, and production.


About the role:


As part of this role, the successful candidate will:


Main responsibilities:


Organize and maintain documents and evidence

  • Work with associates, staff, clients, counsel and independent consultants to document evidentiary materials related to assigned cases
  • Organize and index case documents and develops document retrieval systems best equipped for the engagement involved
  • Utilize computer-assisted litigation support systems, including electronic databases and internet
  • Compile and review client documents to assure compliance with litigation hold and other mandatory requirements
  • Assist with collection of documents in both hard copy and electronic form
  • Assist and coordinate all document production where needed, and understands key concepts of electronic discovery and EDRM model

Manage all database related functions

  • Create databases and respond to the needs of department management, legal teams, or clients
  • Design databases and establish workflow to support efficient document reviews
  • Carry out day-today database maintenance, reporting and related document and electronic evidence collection administration, as directed or assigned
  • Work to accurately and efficiently ensure the timely flow and on-line availability of document and electronic evidence collections, as well as the quality of database content and associated document images on all matters throughout the region
  • Manipulate data load files between litigation review platforms to assure quality and cost efficiency of document review projects and document management

Document collection, management and production

  • Manage collection, and run the technical processing, culling, review and hosting of electronic data as well as all hard copy or opposing productions
  • Coordinate the loading of data, as necessary, obtained from vendors into any firm related databases
  • Create reports to track electronic discovery processing and production

Technical expertise and advice

  • Perform quality and technical control of deliveries from vendors
  • Provide product training on all litigation support tools
  • Maintain current knowledge of available E-Discovery and litigation support systems
  • Provide reporting to aid in all facets of workflow
  • Provide support to case teams on varied levels
  • Train and advise legal teams on the application and efficient use of technology
  • Use expertise and hands on experience with E-Discovery tools to provide technical solutions for managing data
  • Be familiar with and advise on with Australian Superior Court Practice Notes and common document exchange protocols with other Australian law firms and regulators, preferred
  • Assist with drafting protocols when new matters involving electronic discovery arise


Essential Criteria:


To be successful in this role you will need:


Technical skills, qualifications and experience

  • Undergraduate degree required
  • Preference for Information Technology, Computer Science or Law
  • Experience with Nuix/Ringtail/Relativity
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong working knowledge of forensics and electronic discovery
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to write clear, concise memoranda and reports in response to requests for information and the ability to communicate in an effective, appropriately professional manner with all office personnel, clients and others
  • Must maintain client confidentiality
  • Must be able to work independently, exhibit professionalism and work in a team-oriented environment
  • Must possess good judgment in making decisions and be creative in solving problems
  • Willing to travel domestically and internationally for client engagements as required