Technology - Ediscovery Consulting | Consultant

FTI Consulting
10 Apr 2018
17 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
About FTI Consulting:

FTI Consulting is a global business advisory firm, dedicated to helping organisations navigate and manage a diverse range of complex issues and business challenges. Our expertise covers the spectrum of Corporate Finance & Restructuring, Economic Consulting, Forensic & Litigation Consulting, Strategic Communications and Technology. We are a company of more than 4,600 professionals with annual revenues in excess of $1.8 billion, with offices located in every major business centre in the world.

Our professionals are some of the most experienced leaders in their fields, and advise across a range of industries. Our clients engage us for high-stakes concerns or emerging opportunities that require specialised expertise, and over the past two decades we have been engaged to work behind the headlines on some of the biggest news stories to date.

FTI Consulting is a fast growing and vibrant place to work. Steered by our values of Integrity, Creativity, Achievement, Empathy and Respect, its meritocratic culture invites both collaboration and healthy debate. We are large enough to be trusted by our clients to solve their biggest issues and yet small enough to know our colleagues on a personal level enabling better team working and a supportive culture to develop your career goals and ambitions.

About Technology:

Our Technology practice helps clients manage the risk and cost of e-discovery. From forensic data collection to fully managed document review services we collaborate with our clients to deliver strategic solutions tailored to their unique legal requirements. With keen focus on the productivity and defensibility of document review, clients rely on our comprehensive portfolio of software and services expertise and address matters ranging from internal investigations to large-scale litigation with global e-discovery requirements.

About the Role:

This Consultant position is a part of FTI Consulting's E-discovery Consulting team through which, following a partnership with Relativity, we are now also able to provide clients with the combination of Relativity and FTI Technology's award-winning consulting and services.

As part of the London based team, the Consultant will be cross trained in various e-discovery skills and will assist on all phases of e-discovery projects.

Key Responsibilities:

The primary responsibility of this position is to be part of a cross-functional team that manages all areas related to the collection, migration, processing, analysis, conversion, quality assurance, tracking, and management of client data. In particular:

Liaise with clients and project managers regarding client requests and manage expectations

Plan and execute electronic evidence collection exercises, on-site at client premises around the UK and abroad

Utilise industry standard and bespoke software to access, extract and cull data from electronic evidence sources

Assume responsibility for day-to-day data processing, conversion, analysis, quality control, import, and other specialized tasks including interaction with other consultants, supervisors, and client personnel

Co-ordinate closely with colleagues within and across teams to manage the delivery of client requirements

Be customer-service-oriented to meet client deadlines, including working out of business hours when necessary

Travel as required to ensure effective management of case activities. (Minimal notice possible)

Education and Qualifications:

Educated to degree level (or equivalent), ideally in a technology, computer science, engineering or legal subject

Skills and Competencies:

Self developer that demonstrates an ability to solve complex problems with well thought out innovative solutions

Ability to manage time and prioritise tasks effectively

Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment

Ability to work effectively as part of a team and support the team's goals above individual goals

Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment while handling multiple tasks through completion

Good communicator who can perform in a client facing role

Flexible with working hours and has the ability to work in a cross-functional team


Experience working in an e-Discovery or technology related role desirable

Knowledge of and experiencing in configuring and operating either Ringtail or Relativity as a document review management application desirable

Use of Concordance, Summation or Introspect (desirable)

Familiarity with personal computer and server hardware, operating systems and software

Electronic discovery experience or experience managing document review teams

Experience supporting document review software applications

Familiarity with email server software (Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Notes)

Knowledge and execution of data manipulation tasks, data conversion and data analysis activities in a SQL environment

Litigation support experience desirable

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age .