Newcastle law firm recruits data scientist for “game-changing” tech advances

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by Stephen Chapman

North East law firm, Muckle LLP, has appointed a data scientist as part of plans to “drive forward innovation and game-changing technological advances.”

Allen Roberton takes up the role of Lead Data and Digital Developer at the Newcastle firm. He joins having been part of a 2 year knowledge transfer partnership scheme with the firm, Sunderland University and Innovate UK.

“I am thrilled to be appointed to the new data and digital team after working with the Muckle LLP for over a year on the KTP,” he explained.

“I’m joining a fantastic, forward-thinking team which will ultimately transform the way the law firm operates. I’m really looking forward to driving the firm’s data and digital revolution.”

He will work as part of its Data and Digital Team, led by Director of Business Improvement Julie Parr.

“We are delighted to welcome Allen to our new data team, and he is already helping us use new technology and improve workflows to offer faster and better services. Through Allen’s training and development, we’re putting data at the heart of everything we do,” she said.

“We have a culture of doing things differently and by creating better services at more accessible prices creates huge market differentiation. It’s exciting, thrilling and challenging in equal measure!”

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