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The CMS Evidence Team is all about giving our clients and lawyers fast access to critical information. You will be joining a fast growing legal services team at one of the largest global law firms that manages cutting edge technology for its forensic analysis, review and distribution of electronic and physical evidence for the firm’s clients during the investigation and disclosure stages of litigation or arbitration cases.
  
This team is involved in broad and varied work where you will develop a deep understanding of our full suite of technologies which include Relativity, NUIX and Brainspace. CMS is the only UK law firm with its own dedicated Brainspace environment.
  
You will develop good working relationships across all levels of stakeholders in the team and, with experience, across many different locations globally. We believe in developing our people and you will benefit from significant investment in training from the software experts directly.
  
If you are looking for inspiring work, utilising innovative technologies for the benefit of our clients; a role that offers a wide range of activities; enjoy collaborating with different stakeholders, in a firm in the heart of the City of London that promotes a work/life balance, we would love to hear from you.
 
  


About the role

Responsible for providing general litigation technology support to case teams. Serves as an interface between the attorneys and paralegals and other support groups and/or litigation support or eDiscovery vendors.

Candidates for this position should be proven case managers, excellent communicators, and dedicated to client service.

Related tasks include but are not limited to:

- Consults with and assists lawyers and paralegals on specific case need

- Stays current on technology developments relating to litigation support

- Administer, maintain, and oversee complex eDiscovery databases including running productions, import/export of load files, images, and native file

- Train lawyers and paralegals on use of eDiscovery systems

- Contribute to process and workflow improvements


About you

- Graduate with at least three years litigation technology experience.

- Excellent communication, organisational, technical writing, and interpersonal skills; strong service orientation and ability to develop effective working relationships with others.

- Hands on experience managing and supporting client projects hosted within Relativity’s eDiscovery software (preferably current RCA qualification as well)

- Experience managing document reviews, preferably including the application of TAR and TAR2 models.

- Ability to work under pressure and to facilitate solutions; a self-starter with minimal supervision required.

- Solid understanding of the eDisclosure process


About us

CMS is an international law firm with market leading businesses throughout Europe, The Middle East, Asia and beyond.

Ranked as the world’s 6th largest law firm by lawyer headcount and 6th largest in the UK by revenue, CMS works with clients in 42 countries from 74 offices worldwide. 

A future facing law firm CMS is well equipped to help our clients face the future with confidence.  We are driven by technology and readily embrace the possibilities it opens up for developing new and better ways of delivering legal services. And we recruit, value and nurture top talent.
 


Equal opportunities

CMS is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment, to not only adhere to current employment law, but to harness the full potential of our staff and ensure that all individuals are treated fairly and with respect. To meet this aim CMS endeavours to treat all staff and job applicants equally, on the basis of merit and the ability to do their job. Everybody will be treated equally regardless of race, colour, age, religion or belief, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital or civil partner status, ethnic or national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or maternity status (“Protected Characteristics”).

For further information about CMS’ diversity initiatives and programmes, please click here.to view the diversity pages on our website.


How to apply

At CMS we welcome receiving direct candidate applications so, if you are interested, please apply online.

We strive to attract the best talent, providing an exceptional candidate experience, so our dedicated recruitment team will be able to support you through the process and deal with any queries.

On occasions, we do partner with a select number of trusted recruitment agencies. In this instance, only applications submitted via our recruitment portal upon instruction will be accepted.

If you have any queries about a vacancy or your application, please contact Claire Keen, Recruitment Advisor.

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