Digital Data & Technology
Bristol or Exeter or Taunton or Plymouth or Southampton -flexibleApply now
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Legal Engineer to join our high performing and growing Digital, Data and Technology team. As a Legal Engineer, your role will be to work with technology to deliver innovative, value-add legal solutions to clients and employees. In this role you will focus on working with client development professionals and partners to deliver client collaboration solutions in a sustainable way and be involved with the innovation hub to help stimulate ideas. If you enjoy working with technology to improve user experiences and you are passionate and determined individual striving to build a career in legal tech this could be for you!
Our Digital Data & Technology team at Foot Anstey play a vital part in our client-focussed approach to develop products and solutions to both continuously improve our existing services and deliver innovative new products and services. Directed by our clients' needs, we're always looking to add efficiency and value to the services our expert legal advisors offer and build lasting client relationships by developing bespoke legal matter management solutions. Our delivery team have developed innovative solutions to allow instructions from our clients to be managed online and we now look to expand and welcome diverse and forward-thinking talent into our friendly and collaborative team.
What you'll do:
- Design, develop and implement solutions for internal and external clients
- Engage with stakeholders to develop client solutions
- Contribute to continuous delivery framework
- Assisting with preparation & delivery of pitches to clients
- Providing insights on legal market & technology trends, including investigating new solutions/technologies
What we're looking for:
- Experience of working in a law firm would be preferred.
- Knowledge of HighQ and iManage
- Requirements or story mapping
- Ability to work independently and within a team
- Good communication skills
- Ability to build a culture of continuous improvement
Where we see this job fits in the wider world
Why Foot Anstey?
Foot Anstey is one of the UK's fastest growing law firms. We believe in helping our clients and people achieve their ambitions, unlocking new and exciting opportunities. Our team of business and legal advisors are motivated by understanding clients' goals and collaborating with them and other advisers to deliver solutions. We are on an exciting journey to become our clients’ most trusted advisor, enabling them to achieve their ambitions. How we do it is just as important as what we do. Our values of collaboration over convention, championing aspiration, being refreshingly human, embracing entrepreneurial spirit and delivering integrated thinking guide the way we act, every day, from the way we operate as a business to how we treat our colleagues and clients.
Over our history we've grown from a high-street firm to a significant regional and national player working with leading brands and individuals predominantly across six key sectors: Developers, Energy & Infrastructure, Islamic Finance, Private Equity, Private Wealth, Retail & Consumer. Our strategy of gaining market share through meeting clients' needs, investing in and developing high quality talent and using technology and innovation to enhance our services has led to significant growth. We now operate from seven bases: Truro, Plymouth, Exeter, Taunton, Bristol, Southampton and London.
Our people are critical to our success. We help our employees achieve their aspirations through offering meaningful careers with balanced rewards, which have been carefully designed to focus on personal wellbeing. We offer continual opportunities for support and professional development through our Business Skills Academy and Digital Skills Academy. We believe in empowering each other to achieve and strive to create a progressive and inclusive working environment. We are open to discussing flexible working patterns for all of our vacancies. Over 40% of our employees have a permanent flexible working pattern, which is something that we actively encourage. Due to the pandemic, the majority of our employees are currently working on a flexible, remote basis. We anticipate a gradual return to our offices over the upcoming months in line with Government guidance.
The recruitment process
We appreciate the time and effort it takes to apply for a role. We will acknowledge your application immediately and we will respond within 7 days regardless of outcome. We review applications on a rolling basis and will move to shortlist as soon as possible. Typically we undertake a two interview stage process. Throughout the process you will receive ample information about us and the role.
Creating a diverse and inclusive workplace is essential to delivering our strategy, and we were delighted to be awarded the National Equality Standard in 2018 and to successfully renew this in 2021. That’s why this is right at the heart of our priorities. This goes beyond our policies – it’s something we consider across everything we do, from the make-up of our client teams, encouraging staff to reach their potential, through to our leadership.
‘Powering your ambition’ is the statement that summarises what we stand for as a firm. It means that we aim to support our clients and our people to achieve their goals, regardless of background, gender, race, beliefs, sexuality or other non-work related factors. We champion aspiration and encourage it in everyone that works with us. As such we actively encourage applications from all suitably qualified people, regardless of any characteristics protected by law. If you apply for this role you are encouraged to answer the diversity and social mobility monitoring questions. The answers you provide will remain entirely anonymous and confidential and will in no way impact your application.
If you have any questions about the role or your application, please contact Sophie Russell, Recruitment Administrator at [email protected]
Foot Anstey. Powering Your Ambition.