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Job Title Legal Automation Assistant
Department Innovation and Business Change
Role Business Services
Job Location London

The role:

The Legal Automation Assistant will oversee a portfolio of existing automated documents and take responsibility for new automation projects within the firm. The focus will predominantly be internally facing, but supporting Practice Group engagement with clients. The role has the scope for broadening into other areas of legal productivity.

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity in the firm and to equal opportunities in employment. We welcome applications fom entry level candidates and you do not need to have previous experience working within a law firm to be conisdered.

What will you do:

  • Plan, design, build and test automated documents using ContractExpress.
  • Manage an extensive existing portfolio of automated documents.
  • Engage with stakeholders in legal practice groups to identify new opportunities for automation.
  • Develop technical expertise on ContractExpress and become Firm's 'go-to' person for resolution of issues and automation queries.
  • Identify broader opportunities to optimise the delivery of legal services.

What we are looking for:

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to manage balance multiple calls on their time.
  • Genuine interest and stake in the future of professional services.
  • A decent level of technological proficiency. Working knowledge of ContractExpress not required, training will be provided.
  • Education & Qualification - No minimum requirement - we're most interested in how you will apply your experience to the role, not the specifics of that experience.

Here at Simmons & Simmons:

We believe our people define us. Our working environment is genuinely collegiate with a supportive atmosphere and team ethos - we have a reputation for being a friendly culture which we are very proud of. Flexible working, an inclusive and diverse culture, our innovative approach and being truly international are just a few more things that make us, us.

Below are a few more reasons to consider Simmons & Simmons for your next career move:

  • Competitive benefits package.

  • All year round dress down.

  • International offices including: Hong Kong; Dubai; Tokyo; Dublin; Milan; Bristol; Madrid; Singapore to name a few.

  • Generous employee referral bonus program.

  • All offices have their own artwork collections - we have a Damien Hurst and a Tracey Emin in the London office.

  • We were ranked as a Stonewall Top Global Employer in 2019 for the fourth year running.

  • We have recently acquired Wavelength (the first regulated legal engineering firm in the world) which highlights our invested interest in innovation.

If you are interested in finding out more about this vacancy then please contact Charlotte.Smith@simmons-simmons.com with any questions. To apply for the role please click on the link at the bottom of the page/visit the career pages on our website, where there is also a detailed job description.

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