eDisclosure Senior Manager

Date: 3 Jul 2024

Location: London, GB

Company: Dentons

 

Department/Division: Innovation
Duration: Permanent
Location: UK
Reports to: Head of Legal Project Management 
Direct Reports: None
Type of Role: Hybrid 

Reference no: 6008

 

The Role

 

The eDisclosure Senior Manager will be responsible for the creation, implementation, and management of the firm’s eDisclosure services within the UKI&ME region. The role requires a candidate with experience across a wide range of eDisclosure processes, including complex document reviews, IP, data privacy, data breaches, and compliance within the UK and Ireland legal framework. The qualified candidate will work closely with our legal teams to ensure that our eDisclosure practices are efficient, cost-effective, and compliant with all relevant regulations.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive eDisclosure strategy that addresses the full spectrum of digital evidence management;
  • Work closely with clients and lawyers to understand their needs and goals in relation to eDiscovery in the UKI&ME region;
  • Oversee the entire eDisclosure lifecycle, from identification and preservation to collection, processing, review, and production of documents, with a particular focus on the security of sensitive data;
  • Supporting and guiding lawyers in designing a document review strategy, balancing legal requirements with the application of new and emerging technologies;
  • Instructing and managing teams of document review paralegals as required for relevant projects;
  • Provide expert advice on the legal and technical aspects of eDisclosure, including data privacy laws such as GDPR, the UK Data Protection Act, and the implications of data breaches;
  • Train and mentor staff on eDisclosure best practices, data protection, and breach response procedures;
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and changes in regulations that may impact eDisclosure services and provide guidance to the teams;
  • Develop and monitor budgets for eDisclosure projects, ensuring cost-effectiveness and value for clients while accounting for potential costs associated with data breach risks;
  • Liaise with clients to understand their eDisclosure needs, providing expert advice and solutions that prioritize data security and breach prevention;
  • Ensure compliance with legal and ethical guidelines in relation to eDiscovery in the UKI&ME region;
  • Collaborating with other departments within Dentons to provide eDiscovery services and support;
  • Oversee the management of the panel of eDisclosure providers. Provide strategic guidance on the firms use of these providers.

 

Required experience, skills, and attributes

 

  • Degree in a relevant field, such as computer science, law, or information management is advantageous;
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in eDiscovery, including experience with ESI collection and processing, review, and production in the UKI&ME region;
  • Experience with eDisclosure platforms and technologies, as well as tools and practices for digital forensics, data breach investigations and remediation;
  • Comprehensive understanding of UK and Ireland laws and regulations related to eDisclosure;
  • Understanding of intellectual property law, data privacy, data breach protocols, and compliance issues related to eDisclosure;
  • Experience managing complex and high profile eDisclosure projects and teams;
  • Expert communication and project management skills;
  • High attention to detail and problem-solving abilities;
  • Technical proficiency with eDiscovery software and tools, particularly Relativity;
  • Good organisational skills and ability to prioritise various tasks;
  • Good project management skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and control crisis situations effectively;
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to high-quality work and maintaining the confidentiality and integrity of client data.

 

Firm Profile

 

Across more than 80 countries, Dentons helps you grow, protect, operate and finance your organisation by providing uniquely global and deeply local legal solutions. Polycentric, purpose-driven and committed to inclusion, diversity, equity and sustainability, we focus on what matters most to you. www.dentons.com

 

Inclusion and Diversity

 

We are committed to building an inclusive culture here at Dentons where our people can thrive, regardless of their background or circumstance. As well as being the right thing to do, it makes good business sense too. A richness of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives helps us best serve our clients and the communities in which we operate. You can find out more about inclusion and diversity at Dentons here: Inclusion and Diversity.

 

Equal Opportunities

 

Dentons is committed to providing equal opportunities for all. We welcome applications from everyone including of any age, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, nationality, neurodiversity, disability, or with parental or caring responsibilities. We also offer flexible working hours.

 

During the application process, all applicants have the opportunity to tell us about any adjustments or support they require so they are able to perform at their best. Any information you share with us during the application process is treated in confidence.

 

If you have any questions about this or the role criteria, please email recruitment.matters@dentons.com

 

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

 

If you are interested in applying for this position, we welcome direct applications via our careers page, but if you have any questions beforehand, please email  recruitment.matters@dentons.com. Enquiries only please – applications will not be accepted via email.

 

Please note that we will not accept unsolicited CVs sent to the business, nor will we accept any associated terms of business.