Associate eDisclosure / Forensics

Postgraduate degree
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Associate eDisclosure / Forensics

Alvarez & Marsal


Companies, investors and government entities around the world turn to Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) when conventional approaches are not enough to make change and achieve results. Privately held since its founding in 1983, A&M is a leading global professional services firm that provides advisory, business performance improvement and turnaround management services.

With over 3000 people across four continents, we deliver tangible results for corporates, boards, private equity firms, law firms and government agencies facing complex challenges. Our senior leaders, and their teams, help organizations transform operations, catapult growth and accelerate results through decisive action. Comprised of experienced operators, world-class consultants, former regulators and industry authorities, A&M leverages its restructuring heritage to turn change into a strategic business asset, manage risk and unlock value at every stage of growth.

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Disputes & Investigations 

In the current economic climate, there have been an unprecedented number of business failures, financial frauds and accounting irregularities. These and other events have resulted in regulatory interventions, investigations, financial restatements and a significant number of lawsuits. Dealing with matters of a complex nature requires a broad range of skills and experience.

The Disputes & Investigations Practice at Alvarez & Marsal comprise Forensic Accounting and Investigations, Dispute Advisory, and Forensic Technology Services.

Forensic Technology Services

A&M's Forensic Technology team comprises senior forensic and information security technologists, who bring deep expertise in Computer Science and Information Systems, and offer a hands-on approach to collecting, preserving and analysing electronic information.

Forensic Technology Services Include:

  • Computer Forensics Investigations;
  • Electronic Disclosure Management;
  • Data Mining and Database Analytics;
  • Information Governance ; and
  • Cyber Security.

In today's digital age, an increasing number of files and communications are stored on computer hard drives or sent through e-mail, thus giving forensic technologists the responsibility of gathering, preserving and presenting evidence for trial in an extremely cost effective and efficient way. In litigation (and other related) cases, the processes used to gather, preserve, analyse and present electronic evidence can make or break your case. 

Reason for the opportunity

Against this backdrop of unprecedented growth, an opportunity exists for us to grow the Forensic Technology Services team at the Associate level, specifically within the eDiscovery team.

Critical Capabilities

Successful appointees in the Forensic Technology team are action oriented self-starters with entrepreneurial flair. They are comfortable working independently as well as in high performing teams. Strong problem-solving skills and analytical rigour is key to their success.

In addition the successful candidate will have:

  • Minimum 1 – 2 years’ experience in Forensic Technology specifically working in eDiscovery or Computer Forensics;
  • Proficiency using an eDiscovery tool such as Relativity and a full understanding of the necessary workflow required from data collection to review, including evidence handling;
  • Sound technical understanding of the EDRM work flow;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in addition to well-developed organisation skills and
  • Certifications including RCA (Relativity Certified Administrator) or the Relativity Certified User, Nuix eDiscovery Specialist, EnCE, and ACE are advantageous, however they are not essential.

Personal Style

  • Thrives in a fast-paced, challenging, and unpredictable environment.
  • Fast learner, eager to learn new technologies.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Objective, fact based approach to problem solving.
  • Hands-on and non-hierarchical operator - relates well at all levels and cultures.
  • Driven by values and integrity, straight talker, builds confidence and leads by example.
  • Demonstrable ability to balance a high level view with detail.
  • A natural ability to prioritise – especially in highly pressurised situations.
  • Autonomous – Alvarez & Marsal has a flat structure with a self-sufficient culture.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit.

Academics and qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university is required.  

Talent, culture and values

Attracted by our meritocratic culture and the opportunity to build a business with like-minded individuals, our people have joined Alvarez & Marsal from the Big 4, top tier strategy houses, private equity firms, hedge funds, leading financial services institutions and industry and commerce. Alvarez & Marsal is a fact-based business, based on pragmatism, not subjective about the meaning of success. It is an environment that presents a real opportunity for ambitious recruits to grow and thrive – and those who do well, earn well. At A&M you will be given real responsibility as there are thin layers of management and responsiveness to a crisis urgency is critical. You will thrive on autonomy and you will be adept at anticipating what your audience needs.

The culture of the business offers variety of skill, language, heritage and professional background and therefore is unique in terms of style and approach. This is a business where your colleagues are your best allies and ideally, your best friends. A business where good friendships thrive and trust is as true internally as with client. Furthermore, the values of the business which include integrity and fun as well as just reward for great work come to life when you become part of the team.

Voluntary Inclusion

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s policy to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

Job information

Firm: Alvarez & Marsal

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

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