13 December 2022

Senior Litigation Attorney, Job Opportunity at Cognia Law

  Nasseb Abdallah       13 December 2022

Senior Litigation Attorney Job Opportunity at Cognia Law

Senior Litigation Attorney


Cognia Law is recruiting a Senior Litigation Attorney, with significant experience in e-Discovery to provide legal support to Cognia and their Clients.


Cognia Law is an international law company, providing consulting, flexible resourcing and managed legal services to law departments and law firms. The company brings cost-effective, process-optimised and technology-enabled solutions to solve clients’ most pressing legal challenges. Cognia Law collaborates with those who are game changers in adjacent areas delivering holistic, value-based solutions and world-class delivery with best-fit talent.

Cognia Law is a Chambers-ranked law company and has a reputation for really making a difference and being focused on solving clients’ problems and enabling sustainable change in the legal sector. The key to success is our people – not only do we attract and retain the best legal talent but focus on enabling our team to realise their full potential.

For more information, please visit www.cognialaw.com


  • Managing and developing a team of legal professionals ensuring teams are delivering quality work as per client requirements and instruction.
  • Firm grasp of litigation and document requirements.
  • Familiar with both a consultative and technical approach.
  • Managing an effective e-Discovery lifecycle.
  • Successfully manage multiple workstreams.
  • Perform quality control to ensure processes are accurate, particularly around document production and maintain accurate documentation on every matter.
  • Critically examine workflows paying special attention to allocation of resources.
  • Maintaining strong relationships with all relevant stakeholders.
  • Proactively deal with and troubleshoot issues arising.

Senior Litigation Attorney Job Vacancy at Cognia Law


  • A tertiary qualification in Law (LLB, Bcom Law, LLM)
  • 5-8 years post articles experience with at least 2 years’ experience as a Senior Litigation Associate in e-Discovery
  • The maturity and professionalism to be directly customer-facing with international law firms, corporate, and investment banking clients;
  • The ability to be articulate and confident;
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills;
  • Demonstrable leadership abilities.

Additional Beneficial Skills

  • Legal Tech certification (e.g Relativity, Nuix, RAVN, Kira)
  • Numeracy
  • Data Analytics/AI Data Modelling


Honest Communication

  • Uses active listening and refined questioning skills to elicit underlying needs and requirements from client, partners and other stakeholders
  • Raises issues with clients and other stakeholders in a proactive, constructive and timely manager
  • Provides guidance and constructive feedback to the team on work output, taking further action as appropriate

Delivering Excellence

  • Proactively manages teams to ensure they deliver best client outcome
  • Puts in place processes and check to ensure high-quality outcome
  • Shapes work products to meet client requirements

Building strong relationships

  • Leads by example
  • Allocated time to building productive client relationships
  • Develops strong network inside and outside Cognia for mutual benefit
  • Actively builds in time to spend with more junior colleagues to coach them and assist in their professional development

Bringing the values alive

  • Articulates the benefits of Cognia’s values to employees
  • Treats employees fairly
  • Ensures time is allocated to allow employees to participate in CSR activities
  • Has on-going focus on self-development and raising self-awareness, both for others and themself

Being agile

  • Be a self Starter
  • Ensures time or the team to think of and develop ideas
  • Draws on wide range of sources, people and thinking to find innovative ways of working and resolving issues
  • Suggest new service offerings
  • Looks for opportunities to develop skills
  • Acts as a change manager


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