Top global law firm with more than 750 lawyers in 10 offices is seeking a Litigation Support Project Manager in their Hong Kong office.
The Project Manager will act as the technical discovery expert in the Hong Kong office. Responsibilities include working closely with lawyers and outside vendors on multiple cases to develop management plans for electronic documents.
The Litigation Support Project Manager will also perform comparative cost analysis and analyze price structures; coordinate the flow of all electronic data, ensuring proper processing and loading;
manage document review workflows and quality checks; and oversee vendor work relating to review platform and productions.
The ideal candidate will have experience with advising attorneys about technical aspects of e-data preservation and collection, vendor selection, processing specifications, reviewing workflows and analytics, and production issues and resolutions.
Extensive working experience with industry-leading litigation support software is a must (e.g., Relativity, LAW, Concordance, DocuMatrix, Ipro, LiveNote, CaseMap and MS Access).
Must speak Cantonese and English, ideally Mandarin as well. Must be local to Hong Kong, though exceptionally skilled relocations with strong language skills may be considered. Send resumes to .
Essential Duties and Responsibilities :
Act as the technical discovery expert in the Hong Kong office stay current on developments and industry practices
Work closely with lawyers and outside vendors on multiple cases to develop management plans for electronic documents
Analyze comparative cost analysis and price structures
Coordinate the flow of all electronic data, ensuring proper processing and loading
Manage document review workflows and quality checks
Oversee vendor work relating to review platform and productions
Quality check all productions
Analyze and resolve any and all issues regarding hosting, producing, and staffing
Advise attorneys about technical aspects of e-data preservation and collection
Vendor selection; processing specifications; review workflows and analytics; and production issues and resolutions
Participate on calls with partners, clients, and government agencies as needed to create defensible collection plans, address technical issues, determine production formats, etc.
Ensure project deadlines and budgets are met; maintain relationships with outside vendors; review invoices and track the costs and effectiveness of vendors’ collection tools, processing and hosting solutions
Support technical e-discovery needs of the Hong Kong office, including by creating PDF portfolios, uploading and downloading documents on FTP sites;
loading documents to LiveNote, CaseMap, or other litigation support tools; processing documents in LAW or other litigation support software;
loading documents to review platforms; conducting advanced searches in review platforms; creating production folders and exporting productions
Participate as needed to otherwise support the litigation practice and the Hong Kong office
Manage litigation legal assistant(s) and court clerk; assure resources are properly utilized; conduct cross-training as needed
Qualifications / Position Requirements :
Strong technical understanding and experience with e-discovery process, life-cycle and technical issues
Excellent written and oral communication skills are required
Oral and written fluency in English and Cantonese is required; fluency in Mandarin is a plus
Ability to handle competing priorities and deadlines
Strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with diverse audiences of varying degrees of expertise
High energy and leadership initiative
Ability to work independently
Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines
Strong organizational and project management skills, the ability to effectively juggle competing demands, prioritize appropriately, and oversee multiple tasks simultaneously
Advanced knowledge and experience with all MS Office applications, especially MS Excel
Extensive working experience with industry leading litigation support software (e.g., Relativity, LAW, Concordance, DocuMatrix, Ipro, LiveNote, CaseMap and MS Access)
Available by phone or email when out of the office
Education and / or Experience :
Bachelor degree or equivalent experience
Professional e-Discovery and / or Litigation Support and Project Management experience