Data Steward


Liverpool, GB

Department or practice area:  IT Services

Taylor Wessing


Taylor Wessing is a global law firm that serves the world's most innovative people and businesses. Deeply embedded within our sectors, we work closely together with our clients to crack complex problems, enabling ideas and aspirations to thrive. Together we challenge expectation and create extraordinary results. By shaping the conversation in our sectors, we enable our clients to unlock growth, protect innovation and accelerate ambition. 


With 1000+ lawyers, 300+ partners, 29 offices and 17 jurisdictions we are looking to expand our IT Services  team, with the addition of a Data Steward.


The opportunity for you


We are seeking a Data Steward to support the improvement of data quality across Business Services within Taylor Wessing. This role will involve cleansing and maintaining client, matter, people and financial data which is vital for billing, business development, compliance and firm reporting purposes. The role's objective is to achieve data quality and consistency across the firm's relevant data repositories.


Key responsibilities


  • Responsible for cleansing and maintaining client and matter data in compliance with regulatory obligations.
  • Running searches to identify incomplete or inaccurate data and updating as required.
  • Checking and verifying new data entries to ensure minimum data standards.
  • Working closely with the business and key stakeholders to address data quality issues.
  • Reviewing processes and procedures to ensure best practice is always implemented.
  • Conducting regular housekeeping tasks within the client and matter inception tool, Intake, the Customer Relationship Management System (CRM), OnePlace and the practice management system, Aderant, in order to maintain efficient and streamlined processes
  • Assist in the implementation of best practices for data collection, storage, validation, and reporting to minimize errors and ensure compliance with industry regulations.


Knowledge, skills and experience


  • Previous experience in a data steward role desired.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  •  Intermediate/Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience working in a legal or other professional environment.
  • Previous experience of being involved in project work would be an advantage 
  • Experience in dealing effectively with stakeholders at all levels, including senior management.
  • Able to juggle tasks and be flexible to meet the demands of the business, understanding the need to prioritise workload and take ownership of tasks.
  • Data-driven, keen interest in analysing and interrogating data




  • Strong team ethic demonstrating awareness of work levels in the wider team, and a willingness to provide assistance to others where required.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to research and succinctly present information compiled from various sources.
  • Able to juggle tasks and be flexible to meet the demands of the business, understanding the need to prioritise workload and take ownership of tasks.
  • Reliable, hardworking and committed to learning.
  • Articulate and confident communicator.
  • Uses initiative and adapts style to suit the circumstances.




Here are a select few benefits that Taylor Wessing offer; 


  • Hybrid working (Offering the opportunity to work remotely, while maintaining a social boundary by working from our award-winning offices for 3 days a week) 
  • Holiday (Our basic annual holiday entitlement starts at 25 days, with a further discretionary day of paid leave in December. You may also purchase up to five extra days each year (pro rata). 
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity leave (After one-year service, you are entitled to up to 26 weeks leave full pay if you or your partner give birth or adopt a child). 


Along with these there are many more benefits we offer, with the addition of a comprehensive flexible benefits package available. 


Our culture


Nurturing a diverse, inclusive culture allows all of our talent to flourish, sparks creativity and powers innovation.  We continue to build a team that exemplifies inclusivity and reflects the firm's core values: creative, excellence, integrity, responsible, respect and team.  We value and celebrate the differences in who we are, what we have experienced and how we think, so all candidates will be treated fairly regardless of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender identity, marital status, neurodiversity, pregnancy, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation and socio-economic background.


The way we work


At Taylor Wessing, we never settle for average. We're creative thinkers, problem solvers and continuous learners who excel at what we do and believe our best work is still ahead of us. We are a firm that's large enough for you to achieve your ambitions, but connected enough to be a true community.  


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