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Lexible Legal Engineer - Cambridge or London

We're looking for an experienced and collaborative legal professional who wants to bring their legal skills and understanding of technology to bear to help transform contract negotiation. This is a fantastic opportunity for a committed individual who enjoys solving legal challenges to work with a talented multi-disciplinary team and add great value to our legal content team. Ideally this role will be based in our Cambridge office, however this is flexible for the right person.

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Job Overview

Play in key role in the legal content team responsible for:

  • The creation, delivery and maintenance of ThoughtRiver’s out of the box (ThoughtRiver authored) contract review streams to meet market demand, speeding up time-to-value for current and future clients.
  • The authoring, maintenance and development of ThoughtRiver’s Lexible structure, the foundation on which ThoughtRiver’s AI operates and on which we and our customers build projects to speed up contract review and identify legal risk.
  • Supporting other business projects to meet customer and business need. For example, supporting software and product development projects.

Work with others across the business (including customer success, product, sales, marketing, software development and management teams) to deliver company and team key metrics.

Would Suit

  • Qualified lawyer in early stages of career and looking to work in legal technology
  • Experienced commercial paralegal or legal engineer looking for change of role
  • Those with legal experience considering move into more product-focussed role
  • Looking for 5 day/week role (opportunity for flexibility).

Required & Desirable Skills & Experience

  • Required: Law degree (or equivalent professional qualification) and min 2 years, ideally 3-5 years, practical legal experience. (Relevant experience does not need to be PQE). Not suitable for law graduate or law school graduate without legal experience
  • Required: ability to work with legal professionals, customer success team, product managers and software developers in high-paced teams
  • Required: ability to work independently (self-starter) and with collaboration and supervision in a team to deliver and maintain high quality product elements, including working on technical elements such as labels and Lexible structure.
  • Required: attention to detail and willingness to learn new systems and skills
  • Required: basic Excel and Word skills
  • Required: good communication skills (we use Slack, Teams, Outlook)
  • Required: ability to regularly attend or work from Cambridge office in future.
  • Preference for in-house legal experience
  • Preference for candidates with experience of using other legal technology solutions
  • Preference for candidates with strong interest in legal technology and/or AI

An Equal Opportunities Employer

We commit to creating an inclusive environment that enables everyone to perform at their best, where we recognise the rights of all individuals to mutual respect and where there is an unbiased acceptance of others. 

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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