EY EY, Senior / AM, Managed Document Review (MDR) in England, United Kingdom

Title: EY, Senior / AM, Managed Document Review (MDR)

Location: GB-England-London

Job Number: LON00CAV

EY Managed Document Review (MDR) forms part of EY’s Forensic Technology and Discovery Services (FTDS) business unit. The team act on a variety of matters ranging from internal investigations, cross-border litigation and arbitration cases, and worldwide regulatory investigations. Comprising of leading professionals in the areas of Law and Technology, the team form an integral part of EY’s eDiscovery service offering.

Position Summary:

The Managed Document Review (MDR) Senior is a specialized engagement-chargeable role that functions as an integral team member supporting MDR. The MDR Senior supports document review and may have direct client contact. The position performs, coordinates and helps manage areas of responsibility and interfaces regularly with clients and their counsel. Specific activities may vary based on the needs of the engagement. The MDR Senior is expected to maintain high annual client-chargeable utilization and productivity. The position requires knowledge and experience specific to document review and related tasks.

Essential Functions of the Job:

The MDR Senior’s essential responsibilities may include:

  • Reviewing documents in accordance with a defined review protocol, including review for relevance, privilege, confidentiality, and issue codes

  • Performing redactions of privileged or confidential information

  • Reviewing documents for the purpose of creating a privilege log

  • Performing QC/QA of first level review performed by contract attorneys

  • Performing additional review services, including tasks related to fact development, witness kit and deposition preparation, and other forms of review conducted by the MDR team

  • Performing data and review analytics and search analysis on datasets

  • Assisting in the development and deployment of Technology Assisted Review protocols for MDR projects

  • Assisting in the identification, vetting, onboarding and training of contract attorney reviewers

  • Assisting in reporting and tracking of various MDR functions

  • Managing certain client deliverables at the direction of MDR staff, seniors, managers and senior managers

Analytical/Decision Making Responsibilities:

  • Make independent decisions; exercise sound judgment/discretion

  • Duties vary in scope and range from moderate to high complexity

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:

  • A strong professional presence

  • Ability to proactively manage upwards to ensure that project deliverables meet the agreed timeline

  • Ability to supervise contract attorney teams

  • Effective time management skills

  • Strong organization, attention to detail, prioritization, project management and customer service skills

  • Interpersonal, written, verbal and listening skills

  • Working knowledge of service line and engagement, and of the firm’s structure, key personnel and organizational policies and procedures

  • Effectively coordinate simultaneous projects and prioritize multiple tasks, including multi-location coordination

  • Meet tight deadlines, perform high quality work and apply diligence to follow up

  • Effectively summarize and conclude on work, applying appropriate documentation standards

  • Protect confidential and proprietary information

  • Master use of intermediate functions of firm standard and service-line specific software applications and databases, e.g., MS Excel, MS Powerpoint, Relativity (kCura)

Other Requirements:

  • May work at client location

  • May require travel

  • Self-motivated, work independently, adept in fast-paced changing environment

  • Adhere to firm independence requirements

Qualification Requirements

  • Law degree or other degree followed by a Graduate Diploma in Law

  • Licensed to practice law and in good standing preferably within the jurisdiction in which they are working

  • 1-3 years’ experience participating in document review

  • Reading proficiency in a foreign language preferred, but not required


Who we are

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance