Data scientist helps Muckle drive digital difference

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We’re pleased to announce the appointment of Allen Roberton as our new Lead Data and Digital Developer to in our Data and Digital Team.

Allen has been brought on board to drive forward innovation and game-changing technological advances that will help support our business and clients moving forward.

The Data and Digital Team, led by Director of Business Improvement Julie Parr, transforms our delivery of legal services by improving day-to-day technology processes.  The team also includes Finance Assistant/Data and Digital Technicians Rios Dhadra and Katie Barrett.

Allen’s appointment comes after working with us for two years on a knowledge transfer partnership with Sunderland University and Innovate UK, in which he developed a product to speed up high volume, process-driven legal work such as debt recovery. A year later, we won a Legal Practice Management (LPM) Practice Excellence Award for Innovation.

Computer science Durham University graduate Allen, said: “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.

“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.”

Julie Parr said: “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.

“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!”

For more information on careers at Muckle LLP please visit our Careers page.