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Associate, Legal Managed Services

Thomson Reuters Legal & Regulatory Professionals 2/9/2018 4:26:52 PM Singapore, Singapore
Job Description

Role Purpose:

The core responsibility of an Associate is to analyze and interpret documents and to classify them based on their potential relevance to particular legal or factual issues, cases, investigations, or other proceedings.  Associates should possess a solid understanding of court systems and be well-versed in global litigation procedures, especially East Asian ones.  They should possess an ability to readily grasp nuanced discovery/disclosure concepts, including as these concepts might apply in the context of regulatory inquiries in various jurisdictions, especially East Asian jurisdictions. 


  • Review documents for legal and/or factual relevance to the case/investigation; legal privilege; and special (matter-specific) concepts as per client instructions. 
  • Good knowledge of e-discovery platforms, including managing individual assignments, and (where the Associate is assigned with quality control or audit responsibilities) should have basic understanding of review platform, especially Relativity.
  • Attend all mandatory training and certification courses and should proactively undertake non-mandatory trainings.
  • Volume count and accuracy is consistent with project/engagement average.
  • Has a nuanced understanding of the case and the subject matter – readily grasps the overall purpose of the review.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Good communication and writing skills.
  • Strong legal knowledge.
  • Strong analytical and logical skills.
  • Organized, efficient, and meticulous; strong attention to detail.
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Must be computer savvy and quickly able to learn and adapt to e-discovery platforms.  Must be able to readily engage with and understand the logic underlying e-discovery platform functions.
  • Ability to read and write Chinese language is preferred as this role requires vetting of legal documents written in Chinese.

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

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Req #: JREQ099381
Locations: Singapore-Singapore
Job Function: Legal & Regulatory Professionals
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