Legal Technology Coordinator

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Job Number: 969233
Work type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Categories: Technology, Perth, Sydney
  • Exciting and Busy Legal Technology Coordinator Opportunity
  • National team and workload
  • Available from our Sydney or Perth office locations

MinterEllison is renowned as one of Asia Pacific's leading legal practices. What sets us apart is  we are driven by a strong sense of purpose: we endeavour to build authentic and enduring relationships with our clients, our people and our communities.  Through our leading-edge innovation and our collaborative legal and consulting specialists, MinterEllison is redefining the boundaries of what it means to be a law firm.

MinterEllison was placed in the top 25 best workplaces in Australia and in LinkedIn’s 25 Top Companies in Australia for 2019—the highest ranking of any law firm.

OUR LEGAL SERVICE OPERATIONS TEAM

LTC is a part of MinterEllison’s Legal Service Operations team, which is focussed on utilising people expertise, refined business processes and innovative digital platforms and automation to facilitate the delivery of all our client-facing legal services across the business.  This team works closely with our legal professionals and external service providers to ensure that we adopt practices that have a positive impact on our Firm’s profitability and also deliver a consistently high-quality experience to our clients.  The Legal Service Operations team combines a diverse range of skill sets and platforms requiring a seamless leadership structure to develop a suite of truly integrated solutions.

Your Role

A great opportunity exists for a technically minded and enthusiastic person to progress their career in the legal technology industry, as a Coordinator in MinterEllison's Legal Technology Consulting (LTC) team. 

LTC is responsible for providing expert technical and project management consulting support for legal matters, specialising in the areas of electronic litigation, web based data rooms and information management.

Coordinators are an essential part of our national LTC team, providing task-based support to our Advisers, Consultants and Leads.  Reporting to the Coordinator Lead, these team members enjoy exposure to all parts of our business and are presented with the opportunity work across a diverse portfolio of matters at any given time.

Coordinators should have a keen eye for detail, an ability to forge strong relationships, and a flexible and autonomous approach to their work.

Substantial training is provided, and successful Coordinators have multiple avenues for career development.

As a key member of this team, some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Loading documents to our databases and platforms
  • Providing training to our lawyers on the various products used by the team
  • Assisting in writing process guides/process maps
  • Taking detailed instructions from lawyers and relaying information to the team
  • Working in project teams across our group, focussed on strategic initiatives for the continuous improvements of our offerings
  • Participating in the national alignment of policies, procedures, services and products
  • Other duties as directed by the Head of Legal Technology and Coordinator Lead

More About You

We welcome applications from people who possess:

  • previous experience in the legal technology industry, ideally 1-3 years
  • above average IT skills, with the ability to pick up new programs quickly
  • keen interest in technology and AI
  • skills in software development, coding, scripting or similar
  • exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written
  • proactiveness and a willingness to learn
  • adaptability and a can-do attitude
  • strong organisational and time management skills
  • qualifications in IT, Computer Science, Cyber Security or Digital Forensics are highly desirable
  • qualifications in Law or Legal Studies are also advantageous

We are also open to applications from exceptional candidates who may not possess all of the above experience or qualifications, but are technically or legal minded and passionate about a career in this industry.

Who We Are

Diversity is one of the five elements that underpin our firm's purpose and informs the way we work internally and with our clients. An inclusive workplace environment is critical to leveraging the impact this diversity brings to all that we do each day. MinterEllison has been recognised as a WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality in Australia for the past 11 years and has been recognised as both a Gold (2019) and Silver (2018 and 2020)  Employer in the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI).

We believe that agile workplaces can be instrumental in delivering increased levels of productivity. At MinterEllison we support our people to maintain a healthy balance between the demands of work, life and family.  We have a wide range of social, financial and health benefits to support your wellbeing including free gym membership.

How To Apply

We prefer to deal with you directly, so please submit your CV and cover letter for consideration by clicking on the 'Apply' button below. If you would like further information, please contact Clare Odell on 02 9921 8747 for a confidential discussion.

Agency submissions will not be accepted without prior express approval from the MinterEllison recruitment team. All agency candidates must be submitted through our on-line portal to be valid.

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