Opportunities for permanent roles in a range of business sectors

Legal Technologist/Junior Lawyer Cambridge or London

At ThoughtRiver we are disrupting legal services by providing innovative solutions to commercial challenges that lawyers and businesses face. We use artificial intelligence to enable lawyers to identify and interpret key provisions in contracts for the purposes of insight, triage and risk management. The foundation for our intelligence is Lexible, our contract description framework.

We have an opening for a legal technologist to join our team, support the work of our Content Squad and work at the cutting-edge of law and technology.

This Content Squad owns our Lexible product, related applications and partner accreditation scheme. The squad also oversees legal data quality of our platform and helps build out-of-the-box content for our customers.

You will work closely with a number of teams across the business: our Customer Success teams to support second line resolution of legal intelligence investigations and the creation of new Lexible content; computer scientists and data analytics experts in our Intelligence team to support the iteration of new machine learning models and ongoing improvement of the Lexible output; and with the Product Owner and operational QA testers to support the development of our Lexible authoring and training applications.

If you are intellectually capable, technically adept, pro-active, meticulous and ready to challenge yourself in a new and emerging area, please get in touch.

Essential Skills

  • Adept at analysing legal data
  • A technical empathy and understanding of machine learning principles
  • Prior success working in a collaborative, team environment
  • Excellent spoken and written English

Advantageous but not Essential skills

  • Post qualification experience of commercial contract law
  • Prior involvement with technology solutions that support legal operations

The Candidate You should be a technical commercial lawyer with a precise attitude to legal concepts and process. You will be highly logical, meticulous, ordered and rigorous in your approach. You will be persistent in your pursuit of perfection. You are adaptable, inquisitive and willing to learn new skills and approaches. You can engage with lawyers and technologists and enjoy adapting your communication style to suit the audience. You enjoy intellectual challenges and have an interest and understanding in legal technology.

To apply please submit your covering letter and CV.