Headquartered in London and Cambridge, ThoughtRiver draws on the expertise of experienced industry lawyers, leading-edge computational linguists and a customer-focused commercial team. We work in teams and stay focused by setting company and team level objectives which are visible to everyone.
During my 20 year career as a lawyer and executive, I was struck by the level of dysfunction in commercial transactions. It was the same the world over. The issue is not
When another company’s contract draft hits the inbox, lawyers must stumble through a fog of words to get to the key points. They want an assistant to pre-read documents, but there’s never the budget. Non-lawyers are put-off by unfamiliar technical language so have to wait for the legal team. Everything slows down.
One afternoon a few years ago I was speaking with a General Counsel about her team’s huge workload. I floated a traffic light system to speed her team up by automating pre-reading. This would speed up the review task by summarising contracts
Armed with a simple prototype, I gave up my job and searched for the expertise, collaborators and co-founders to make this a reality. Today we have offices in Cambridge, London, Singapore, New York and Auckland and a team of incredibly talented, energetic and committed individuals working to make contracting easier and faster for the world. Today our mission remains true to that first insight – in contracting, consistency means speed.
“I get to combine the knowledge gained through my legal education with my passion for technological solutions in a creative and unprecedented way. It's fantastic to be part of a trailblazing team, and that's what we do.”
ALEX MCADAM, CONTRACT INTELLIGENCE EXECUTIVE
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At ThoughtRiver, we are disrupting legal services by providing innovative solutions to commercial challenges that lawyers and businesses face. We use artificial intelligence to enable lawyers to identify and interpret key provisions in contracts for the purposes of insight, triage and risk management. The foundation for our intelligence is Lexible, our proprietary contract knowledge framework.
We have an opening for a mid-level lawyer to join our team and lead quality assurance on Lexible’s legal intelligence capability.
You will report to our Chief Legal Intelligence Officer and will work closely with a number of teams across the business:
You will drive a culture of constant improvement in our prediction output.
This is an exciting opportunity to test your legal skills and earn a stake in the future of legal technology that is disrupting the profession.
If you are intellectually capable, technically adept, proactive, meticulous and ready to challenge yourself in an emerging industry, please get in touch.
Primary Skill Requirements
You should be an excellent technical commercial lawyer that enjoys intellectual challenge. You are meticulous, rigorous and have a proactive approach.
Essential Technical Skills
Advantageous but not Essential skills
Personal Skill Requirements
This position will suit a technical lawyer with a precise attitude to legal concepts and processes. You will be persistent in your pursuit of perfection and willing to learn new skills and approaches.
It may suit a professional support lawyer, knowledge management lawyer or a senior lawyer returning to work who is interested in deploying their skills in the development of new technology-enabled legal services.
To apply please email your covering letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
At ThoughtRiver, we are disrupting legal services by providing innovative solutions that use artificial intelligence to enable lawyers to pre-screen contracts for the purposes of insight, triage and risk management.
Having secured funding in 2018 and with a rapidly expanding global client list, we are continuing to grow our Customer Success function.
Reporting directly to the Chief Legal Intelligence Officer, we are looking for candidates with a strong track record of working successfully with clients in a post-sales software environment.
We are looking for individuals interested in actively participating in building the Customer Success team into a market-leading function.
You are passionately focused on the customer, a pro-active self-starter with high energy, commercially-savvy, strong written and spoken communication skills, and proven ability to collaborate effectively internally and externally to get things done. You strive to provide an excellent customer experience and take pride in consistently delivering a high quality output.
A successful candidate will be able to evidence their ability to fulfil the personal and technical competencies outlined above. If you are ready to help shape the future direction of legal services, then please apply by email with a covering letter and CV to email@example.com