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Legal Technologist

  • Job
    Junior (1-2 years)
  • Legal
  • Exeter

AI generated summary

  • You need a degree in Law or Computer Science, knowledge of legal tech, technical skills, experience with platforms like HighQ and Kira, strong communication skills, and ability to work under pressure.
  • You will lead innovation projects, research legal tech trends, drive a culture of improvement, support lawyers with coaching, deliver training, and create marketing materials.


  • Educated to degree level in a Law or Computer Science discipline or equivalent (Legal training preferred)
  • Knowledge and awareness of the current legal technology landscape, and of best practices and developments in AI-enabled and automated legal technologies, and the ability to apply this
  • Technical skills and comprehension to accurately and efficiently assess the capabilities and potential of legal technology products and vendors and their compatibility with the Firm’s wider technology
  • Working knowledge and awareness of the current legal technology landscape, and of best practices
  • Ability to clearly articulate the benefits of legal technology and to adapt your approach based on your audience i.e. technical, non technical.
  • Previous experience of deployment of solutions using our Legal Technology platforms, (such as HighQ and Kira)
  • But it's not just about qualifications and experience. We're looking for someone who is:
  • A positive, enthusiastic, conscientious, proactive approach with a "can-do" attitude
  • Able to prioritise conflicting demands and deliver simultaneous projects
  • Self-motivated with strong organisational and project management skills
  • Comfortable working under pressure and ability to work to tight timescales


  • Leading and coordinating innovation projects including assistance in the end to end planning, development and delivery
  • Researching and providing insights on legal technology tools and trends for the benefit of the firm and our clients
  • Driving a culture of innovation and continuous improvement across the firm
  • Building strong relationships with our lawyers and supporting them with coaching on legal technology and new ways of working
  • Delivering presentations, demonstrations and training on existing products and market intelligence on technology tools to our lawyers and clients
  • Drafting and designing marketing materials


What are the main responsibilities of a Legal Technologist in this role?

The main responsibilities of a Legal Technologist in this role include supporting the delivery of client solutions and projects to clients across our business, as well as actively contributing to our Innovation and Technology Team.

What locations can this role be based in?

This role can be based in either our Birmingham, Exeter, or Manchester Office.

Is this a full time or part time position?

This is a full time, permanent position.

What recent award did the Innovation and Technology Team win?

The team most recently won 'Innovative Law Firm of the Year' at the Legal500 Northern Powerhouse Awards.

International law firm with a broad commercial, real estate, litigation and private wealth practice.


Mission & Purpose

Trowers & Hamlins is well known for its eclectic mix of specialisations combining sector leadership in the UK and across the Middle East. We help businesses and governments change the way we live and work for the better. We do this by providing commercial advice geared towards tackling tomorrow's challenges in industry. We are well known for our expertise in the real estate sector, and have thriving commercial, social housing, banking and finance, and private wealth practices, in addition to specialist practices such as planning, tax, pensions, and environment. We are a top-50 UK law firm and undertake work around the globe. We have over 170 partners and more than 1000 employees. The main office is in the City of London, with three UK regional offices in Birmingham, Exeter and Manchester. Outside the UK we have more than 80 lawyers and four offices across the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region (including Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Dubai and Oman), as well as an office in Malaysia.