Legal Annotation Specialist - Fintech - New York

Job Title: Legal Annotation Specialist - Fintech - New York
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New York, USA
Salary: US$45.00 - US$48.00 per hour
Reference: BBBH19158_1532710404
Contact Name: Ben Ellison
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Job Published: July 27, 2018 17:53

Job Description

Our client, a leading global Fintech firm is looking for a Document Reviewer/Paralegal to assist it's legal team in New York. Project Overview: The Legal department is supporting the implementation of a comprehensive internal contract clause library. Our contract templates will be digitalized by categorizing and annotating all legal and commercial terms for the purpose of using the data in a machine learning model using AI (Artificial Intelligence).

What's The Role?

We are looking for a Data Annotation Specialist to join the Legal team on a temporary basis for a period of approximately 18 months. You will be part of a project team including Legal, Engineering, and Finance departments which will support the structured and systematic capturing of legal and commercial terms across our contract templates.

We'll Trust You To:

  • Correctly identify, categorize, and annotate a wide variety of contractual terms across a range of products and services.
  • Meet deadlines and diligently decide when to escalate to the project team for discussion.
  • Fully understand the project vision, identify process and technology improvement opportunities, and provide continuous feedback.

You'll Need To Have:

  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent (Law degree not required)
  • Experience in annotating/categorizing legal and commercial contractual terms and conditions
  • Experience with document review and data processing
  • An understanding of legal clauses within technology or financial industry contracts
  • An ability to swiftly and diligently process data in accordance with the given guidelines
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytic skills
  • Strong attention to detail

We'd Love To See:

  • Strong interpersonal skills with a solution-based mind-set
  • An independent thinker with a positive can-do attitude
  • A self-starter who takes the initiative and is able to work independently and proactively
  • An interest in machine learning and artificial intelligence
  • A background in reviewing licensing contracts
  • Collaborative team player

If This Sounds Like You:

Apply if you think we're a good match.

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