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ThoughtRiver Legal Technology Paralegal

Enjoy finding the solution to legal challenges? Know legal tech is part of the answer? Love the law and want to apply your skills in a cutting-edge environment?

We have an opening for a legal technology paralegal to join our Legal Content team and work at the cutting-edge of law and technology. We are responsible for improving and expanding review streams (use cases) for our customers.

Come work with a talented multi-disciplinary company-wide team in our legal content team. Mix of remote working with flexible access to our Cambridge office.

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About Us:

ThoughtRiver enables our customers to review contracts quickly: accelerating contract negotiation. Our industry-leading AI makes it simple for both lawyers and non-lawyers to distil, prioritize and collaborate on the key issues on any transaction, driving efficiency, speed, and better outcomes.
We benefit from a 2020 $10m Series A investment from Octopus Ventures and are ambitiously scaling. We have been named by Business Insider as one of the Top 15 European AI start-up companies, with a rapidly expanding global client list.

You will work closely with the Legal Content team and across the business to support the maintenance of existing review streams and creation of new review streams including developing risk policies and optimising the performance of our models.


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. You will be a law graduate (from a common law system, ideally the USA or England and Wales) with a precise attitude to legal concepts and process. You will be logical, meticulous, ordered and rigorous in your approach. You will be persistent in your pursuit of excellence. You are adaptable, inquisitive and willing to learn new skills and approaches. You enjoy intellectual challenges and have an interest in understanding law and legal technology in practice.

Mix of remote working with access to our Cambridge office, exact working pattern to be agreed.

Essential Experience:

  • Completed law degree (undergraduate or postgraduate law conversion)
  • Adept at analysing legal data
  • A technical empathy (willing to work with cutting-edge technology)
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • MS Office proficiency (including basic Excel)
  • Live in and have the right to work in the UK

Desirable but not Essential Experience:

  • Practical experience of common law commercial contract law
  • Prior involvement with technology solutions that support legal operations
  • Prior success working in a collaborative, team environment
  • An understanding of machine learning principles

About Us

ThoughtRiver, the market leader in intelligent legal pre-screening, is disrupting legal services by enabling lawyers to review contracts quickly using behavioural analytics, machine learning and data visualization. Our product encompasses leading-edge AI technology, an innovative legal ontology and one of the world’s largest legal intelligence data sets.

We recently announced a successful $10m Series A investment round and are ambitiously scaling. We have been named by Business Insider as one of the Top 15 European AI start-up companies, with a rapidly expanding global client list.

A stand-out career that’s truly rewarding

Join us at the cutting-edge, deploying the latest technology to revolutionise a centuries-old industry.

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