Ediscovery Specialist

  • Allen & Overy LLP
  • London, UK
  • 26 Apr, 2019
Permanent Ediscovery Executive

Job Description

Department purpose
A&O Litigation are uniquely positioned within the firm to offer data services externally to our clients and internally to other departments as well as offering our core services to the Litigation team. The ability to provide professional and innovative eDiscovery services is a key part of the Litigation Data Services strategy going forward. The ability to combine our legal expertise with data-driven solutions to our clients is a compelling story to tell.

Role purpose
The eDiscovery Officer/Specialist is responsible for providing excellent client service and technical eDiscovery support in accordance with A&O's best practices. This role works under the guidance of the regional delivery manager and/or EMEA delivery lead.

Key relationships

  •  Internal A&O clients requiring eDiscovery services
  •  Fellow eDiscovery team members

Key responsibilities

  • Delivering high-quality customer service
  • Applying A&O best practice policies and guidelines to all assigned tasks
  • Satisfying internal client expectations and requirements proactively
  • Contributing towards the continuous improvement of departmental working practices
  • Assisting client/lawyers in expediting data transfer utilising media devices/SFTP including data logging
  • Providing Relativity support including: user access and security permissions, review workflow set-up and support, application of search logic and text analytics features and creation of native and/or tiff productions for disclosure
  • Delivering end-user training sessions
  • Maintaining and increasing industry-specific knowledge through software training, A&O courses and attendance at software demonstrations and other industry events

Key competencies

  •  Excellent customer-oriented service ethos
  •  Experience with data processing tools such as Relativity or Nuix
  •  Experience with Relativity document review platform
  •  Understanding of forensic data preservation tools and techniques
  •  Experience utilising SQL
  •  Strong communication skills (written and verbal)



Private Practice


Very Competitive