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Job Description

eDiscovery Director:

This is an opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment that offers rewards for success and professionalism.

The candidate will be working in a highly effective office that has extensive and ongoing contact with its clients and associates.

The eDiscovery Director is expected to drive the division forward with success.

This role requires the successful applicant to frequently liaise with the organisationís U.K. team. International travel is expected.

The salary for this position is £100,000 or AED589296.00 per annum. The role is based in Dubai.


Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

Responsible for liaising with C-level individuals and becoming the primary contact in client relationships and project management
The eDiscovery Director will coordinate and execute all client deliverables to ensure overall satisfaction
Establish the most suitable practices that meet a clientís needs by working closely with them and prioritising any foreseeable issues that may arise across projects
Providing the company with managerial and strategic guidance on the best practices for its eDiscovery business units
The fundamental oversight of Project Managers and their client-based projects
Develop forecasts and work schedules for Project Managers based on their projects
The oversight of new team members, providing them with a brief of their project requirements and ensuring their appropriately on-board
Deliver communication to clients in a proactive manner on a consistent basis
Provide leadership within a team to develop staff members in a professional manner and allow for growth opportunities within the organisation
Instil client confidence and become the face of the companyís service delivery offering
Manage the budget and financial status of projects, while reporting back to a client efficiently


Educated to degree-level in a legal or technology-related subject (or other)
Thorough knowledge of eDiscovery and litigation support, with the experience of at least 7 years in a management position within a relevant legal field
At least 5 years of experience in a Litigation support or legal position
Experience in a business development role is essential
Experience working within an eDiscovery division
Experience using eDiscovery tools such as Clearwell, Relativity and Ringtail
Proven experience in leadership and staff development that allows for growth to assume for additional responsibilities
Evidenced success in managing multiple projects simultaneously
The ability to provide a confident and executive presence in the form of excellent oral and written communication skills
Possess excellent client relationship skills that consistently manages clientís expectations, knows their needs and meets their requirements
A concrete understanding of database design and management, the activities of data processing and legal document review requirements
A proven and demonstrated ability in ensuring complete control of a project throughout its duration; the oversight of project development plans; the balancing of client requirements in an overall aspect and the reviewing of financial and billing information to ensure deadlines are consistently met