Litigation Support Analyst

  • Job Reference: JO0000002340
  • Date Posted: 23 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Ryder Reid Legal
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Other Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Ryder Reid are currently seeking a Litigation Support Analyst to join a prestigious global law firms' growing Litigation Support team on a permanent basis.

The Litigation Support Analyst will work within the London Litigation Support team, providing support to the Litigation Support Manager and to individual Partners and employees in handling digital media, managing document reviews and investigations, and ensuring that Firm procedures and best practices are followed when working with digital evidence. The Litigation Support team is a central point of contact for solicitors in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution team as well as for other teams handling contentious matters and/or investigations. It also acts as the primary point of contact at the firm for external service providers.

The Litigation Support Analyst will:

  • Handle day-to-day management of digital media and datasets, including the maintenance of chain-of-custody records and the coordination of collections, receipts and deliveries of devices;
  • Carry out project management tasks with respect to individual investigations and electronic disclosure exercises, including but not limited to preparation of review batches, formulation of searches and implementation of updates to project workspaces;
  • Act as a liaison with external electronic disclosure and translation service providers, and with internal IT and Legal Risk Management teams;
  • Provide user support to internal and client users working with document review tools, file-sharing platforms and extranets;
  • Assist with regular audits of workspaces and user logins;
  • Work with the Litigation Support Manager on the planning of investigations and disclosure exercises;
  • Review and manage invoices from external service providers; and
  • Work with the Litigation Support Manager on the creation and maintenance of written resources and training materials relating to electronic disclosure.

Ideally, the candidate will have a degree in a relevant subject, e.g., computer science or digital forensics degree; and/or at least two years of experience in working with electronic evidence and managing electronic disclosure projects gained through working in a law firm or an e-disclosure services provider. A good understanding of the electronic disclosure/forensic technologies marketplace would also be advantageous. Experience with eDiscovery applications such as Relativity, Viewpoint, Nuix, LAW, IPro, is highly preferred but not necessary.

Please do get in touch with Ryder Reid today if you have the relevant experience and would like to hear more about this fantastic opportunity!