Graduate Legal Solutions Analyst

18 Jun 2019
12 Jul 2019
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About Eversheds Sutherland:

Eversheds Sutherland represents the combination of two firms with a shared culture and commitment to client service excellence. We are each known for our commercial awareness and industry knowledge and for providing innovative and tailored solution for every client.

As a full service law firm, we act for the public and private sector across the UK, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and the USA providing legal advice to clients across its company commercial, human resources, litigation and dispute management, and real estate practices.

With 67 offices across 34 countries worldwide, we have become one of the largest law firms in the world and a great place to work and develop your career.

The role:

* The Architecture and Design team in the Eversheds Sutherland IT Department are recruiting for a permanent Solution Analyst, to work on Legal Technology solutions.

* The most important thing for the individual is fit - the personality and enthusiasm of the individual is far more important than technical experience.

We are looking for:

* A self-motivated professional with personality and enthusiasm for delivering value to the firm and our clients

* Multi-talented, innovative, flexible, capable and happy to manage own time to work on a number of tasks / projects simultaneously

* A pleasure to work with, works where necessary at all levels across the business and within IT

* Dynamic, motivated, adaptable and willing to help out in other areas

* Great with people, professional and presentable. Works well remotely and face to face

* Whilst Legal Solution Design is the main role, the individual should be happy to work in other roles including PM, BA

* Understands quality. QAs and tests their own work. Has common sense. Seeks out guidance. Will increase the value of the team


* A good knowledge of, and proactively keeps up to date with, existing and emerging Legal Technology and trends

* An advocate for the benefits technology can bring to a law firm and its clients

* Pragmatically translates business requirements into high level (helicopter view) solution designs, leveraging existing solutions and SaaS where possible

* Researches, designs and helps to deliver innovative legal technology solutions for Eversheds Sutherland's Clients and Lawyers

* Understands our existing legal technology, processes and infrastructure applications

* Works with remote and international teams on regular basis

* Presents options and helps the firm select the appropriate direction, considering current and future costs and benefits

A knowledge of and enthusiasm to proactively learn more about:

* Legal Technology, Legal AI, SaaS and Cloud Solutions.

* Knowledge of any of these is useful but not essential: Azure, Mobile (iOS) Solutions, Microsoft Windows (Desktop and Server), .Net, Office 365, SharePoint and SharePoint Online, SQL Server, SSRS, SSAS, Power BI, Single Sign On

* TOGAF or similar experience useful