Solicitor / Lawyer - Work at Legal Technology firm and Cambridge & Oxford researchers - Part Time

Location
London (Greater), Cambridge, Oxford or remotely
Salary
£150 to £400 per hour depending on seniority
Posted
25 May 2019
Closes
25 Jun 2019
Ref
LAWYER-ADV
Hours
Part Time
Contract Type
Contract

We are looking for an experienced transactional or in-house lawyer to consult a legal technology company on a contract basis. Our firm with support from top Cambridge and Oxford researchers is building innovative solutions that help to analyse and draft complex matter contracts. You will review & prioritise product features, accept developed features and verify end-users needs.

Experienced Lawyer - Contract - Legal Technology company
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Skills required:
1. Experience with drafting/ editing complex legal documents
2. Understanding full matter lifecycle including negotiation and closing
3. Managing complex transactions and large document bibles (for example in Infrastructure or Finance)
4. Experience with client facing, internal partner level and external CxO stakeholder management

Additional skills preferred:
1. Understanding inefficiencies of current analysis, drafting tools and processes
2. Regulatory and compliance knowledge in the chosen specialty
3. Experience in transactional environment at a large law firm or corporate in-house department
4. Experience in managing team and delegating technical work
5. Associate level, 3+ years PQE 
  
Your responsibilities: 
- review of product features
- provide insights into legal transaction workflow and associate-counsel level lawyer pain-points
- work with world's leading researchers in cognition, user experience and scientific visualisation and guide product development 

Company:
We are a small team of senior ex Man Investments/ Ashurst employees and Cambridge and Oxford researchers based in London. We are at an exciting stage of developing an analysis and drafting tool that will change the way corporate lawyers understand and draft complex legal documents. The founders of this company have built technology products before and have extensive experience working with end users in corporate and professional services firms and understand their needs. 
 
Why you should apply:
If you understand associate level lawyer and business people pain points in performing deal due diligence, matter analysis and drafting, this is an excellent opportunity to join a team that is developing a cutting edge product to address these inefficiencies. We are taking a pragmatic approach to product development, building on the best end user experience, deep technical insights and state of the art actionable academic research. You will be joining our panel of associate level lawyers, MD level business executives from top tier law firms, large corporates and investment banks. We are finalizing with product version one and are on the path to to raise investment later on. We are open to candidates that are motivated to consult with alternative fee arrangements. 

More information:
Available on our website www.vistadraft.com


- Start:        Immediate, will wait for the right candidate
- Length:        Rolling 3 months
- Role type:    Contract or retainer
- Renumeration: £150 to £400 per hour depending on seniority
- Location:        Oxford, Cambridge, London and remotely
- Contact:        Please send your CV to jobs@vistadraft.com, stating position code LAWYER-ADV, phone for further queries +44 78 90 282687
- Interviews:     first round of selection & interviews will be performed by June 3rd

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