Document Review Manager

Redland Search - Professional Recruitment Solutions

  • Full Time

Salary: £60-70K + bonus and benefits

Are you an experienced and detail-oriented legal professional seeking an exciting managerial opportunity? We are a prestigious Top 40 commercial law firm based in Bristol, currently seeking a highly skilled Document Review Manager to help lead our dynamic team of 20+ paralegals.

We are happy to look at people who have been in fee earning roles, but are looking for a change of role – this is client facing, but not fee earning. This role will give you an overview of all aspects of commercial law. We are also happy to look at established Document Reviewers from other law firms or Doc Review companies.

Role Overview:

As the Document Review Manager, you will play a crucial role in overseeing and coordinating the document review process, ensuring accuracy, efficiency, and adherence to our firm’s high standards. Your expertise and leadership will be essential in supervising the paralegal team, providing guidance, and fostering a collaborative working environment.


  • Manage and coordinate the document review process, working closely with the paralegal team to ensure timely completion of tasks.
  • Review and assess legal documents, contracts, and agreements, ensuring accuracy and compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Provide guidance and support to the paralegals, conducting regular performance evaluations and facilitating professional development.
  • Collaborate with legal teams, attorneys, and other stakeholders to streamline the document review process and maintain seamless communication.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and best practices in document review technology and methodologies to enhance efficiency and productivity.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law or a related field.
  • Proven experience in legal document review, with a minimum of 5 years of relevant managerial experience.
  • Strong knowledge of commercial law and regulatory frameworks.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and a track record of delivering accurate and high-quality work.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, with the ability to lead and inspire a team effectively.
  • Familiarity with document review technology and software is advantageous.

Work Arrangements:

The role requires the candidate to be present in the office 2-3 days per week to supervise and collaborate with the paralegal team effectively.

Join our vibrant team and take your legal career to new heights with our leading law firm. To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and managerial capabilities. We look forward to welcoming a dedicated Document Review Manager to our Bristol office soon!

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