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Legal Technology Advisor

JR-5836

  1. New York
  2. Technology
  3. Permanent
  4. Clifford Chance

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Job Description

The role

Clifford Chance US LLP is seeking a full time Legal Technology Advisor in either their NYC or Washington, DC office.  As a Legal Technology Advisor, you will be the vital link that integrates law and technology. Your role will be to collaborate with cross-functional teams, comprehend the needs of both our legal teams and external clients, and implement innovative technology solutions that enhance our legal services. You will be working with various tools in our Legal Technology Toolkit, including AI-powered contract analysis tool Kira, Transaction Management tool Litera Transact, collaboration platform High Q, data visualization tool Power Bi, and AI models Open AI and Copilot. This role will report into the Senior Legal Technology Advisor.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a deep understanding of the needs of both our internal legal teams and external clients and translate them into effective tech solutions.
  • Build strong relationships with clients, positioning yourself as a "trusted advisor".
  • Advise on the integration of AI, machine learning, and other advanced technologies in legal processes, such as contract analysis and document automation to foster efficiency and innovation.
  • Analyze usage of and promote our current Legal Technology Toolkit by delivering tailored presentations, demonstrations, and matter-specific configurations of our products.
  • Collaborate with Product Management teams when new solutions are developed to offer feedback and guidance on delivery to meet our lawyers' needs and enhance client experiences.
  • Balance immediate client needs with the firm's strategic aims, identifying opportunities for existing solutions where needed.
  • Support power users in key legal technology solutions to expand our delivery capabilities.
  • Capture and share feedback from our attorneys and business professionals across our global Legal Technology team throughout the product lifecycle.
  • Stay informed about the latest legal technology trends through continuous learning, networking, and research, and identify opportunities for adoption within our firm.
  • Promote the usage of our training materials and provide feedback on improvement opportunities.

Qualifications

Your experience

  • A minimum of four years' experience implementing and supporting advanced legal technologies in Corporate and/or Global Financial Market practice areas, preferably at a global law firm.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred (minimum of High School Degree or equivalent required).
  • Prior experience introducing legal technology solutions in professional services firms preferred.
  • Strong comprehensive understanding of the legal technology landscape and its application at a global law firm.
  • Ability to challenge the status quo with innovative technology solutions.
  • Strong judgement in evaluating legal technology solutions for their potential to add value and align with strategic goals.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, including legal professionals and IT specialists, and apply strong problem-solving and entrepreneurial skills to address challenges in legal technology implementation.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, delivered with enthusiasm and impact.
  • Strong relationship skills and an understanding of diverse ways of achieving outcomes.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize and manage simultaneous deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to travel to other offices within the US as needed.
  • Must be independently legally authorized to work in the United States.

 

Clifford Chance US LLP offers a comprehensive benefits and compensation package. The salary range for this role is $130,000 to $150,000. Actual salary will be commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and relevant experience.


Company Description

Who we are

We are one of the largest international law firms in the world. With over 30 offices across the globe, we strive to exceed the expectations of our clients, providing them with the highest-quality advice and legal insight, which combines the firm’s global standards with in-depth local expertise.

Our firm, work and people span jurisdictions, cultures, and languages. We offer our clients a truly international perspective. We believe every career should be rewarding and stimulating - full of opportunities to learn, thrive, and grow. That’s why we’re so proud of our inclusive, friendly, and team-based approach to work.

You’ll find our clients in commercial and industrial sectors, the financial investor community, governments, regulators, trade bodies, and not-for-profit organisations. But no matter who they are or why they’ve reached out to us, we provide a world-class service every step of the way. And that’s possible thanks to the entrepreneurial spirit and conscientious approach to work that you’ll find across all of our teams.

Whichever area of the business you join, you’ll become an integral part an innovative, diverse and ambitious team of people. Clifford Chance is a place where the brightest minds and the best of colleagues meet.


Additional Information

Equal opportunities statement

At Clifford Chance, we understand that our true asset is our people. Inclusion is good for our team and their families, our firm and society. 

We are committed to treating all employees and applicants fairly and equally regardless of their gender, gender identity and expression, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, national or ethnic origin, social or economic background, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation, or age.  This applies to recruitment and selection, terms and conditions of employment including pay, promotion, training, transfer and every other aspect of employment.

We have a variety of flourishing employee networks. These networks are a place for colleagues to share experiences and advocate for change wherever they see an opportunity for improvement.

Our goal is to deliver an equality of opportunity, an equality of aspiration and an equality of experience to everyone who works in our firm. 

Find out more about our inclusive culture here.

Alternatives are available for individuals who are unable to use or access our online application system.  For assistance, please contact Clifford Chance's Human Resources Department at Human Resources Department or call 212-878-8000.

 

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