Brook Street

Paralegal (Assistant Editor) - Corporate Law - Canary Wharf

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Recruiter
Brook Street
Location
City of London, London, England
Salary
Up to £26000 per annum
Posted
25 May 2018
Closes
22 Jun 2018
Ref
HB9908
Contact
Soren Moseley
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

The legal arm of our client delivers best-of-class solutions to help legal professionals practice the law, manage their organisation and grow their business.

They are searching for their next Paralegal - Assistant Editor to help their teams publish the best legal support material globally for their Corporate Law team.

The Corporate team looks after Company Law, Capital Markets, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Joint Ventures, Corporate Governance, Share Capital and more.

The legal and regulatory world is changing rapidly. They help their customers deliver their services with accuracy, speed and confidence. Through their innovative online products, decision support tools, software and services, they provide the critical information that law firms, barristers, corporate legal departments, the public sector and academics need to work at their best.

Role: Paralegal (Assistant Editor) - Corporate Law
Duration: 6 months initially - likely to be extended dependent on performance
Location: Canary Wharf
Pay: £100 per day + Holiday Pay - (Equivalent of £26,000 per annum)

Major Responsibilities / Accountabilities:

* Conducting and/or supporting the process for trawling websites and other sources of information to identify developments to cover in the client's current awareness product offering.
* In collaboration with senior colleagues, filtering irrelevant results from the trawl, flagging how trawl items relate to previously covered items.
* Managing the processes for sending daily and weekly update e-mails and alerts.
* With support and supervision from colleagues, writing first drafts of new content for online publication and maintaining existing content, liaising with others to ensure that content is up-to-date and reflects current legal and market practice and is of the quality and scope that meets business objectives and customer needs.
* Under supervision, making changes to published content as part of the maintenance cycle.
* Assisting with the maintenance of online and hard copy resources, including legislation trackers.
* With support and supervision from colleagues, responding to queries from customers and providing support to others to ensure that questions are answered and published appropriately.
* Proof reading new content, making corrections and ensuring that new content is produced in compliance with technical and editorial requirements.
* Providing administrative support to the group to help implement new technology and working systems.
* Performing general administration duties and managing internal processes for the Practice Area teams.

Mandatory Skills and Experience:

* Excellent writing and communication skills.
* Able to work independently and as part of a team.
* Experienced at working to deadlines and able to prioritise and manage own workload.
* Experienced in assimilating and applying new complex information.
* Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
* Excellent knowledge of online research databases.
* Excellent attention to detail.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

Previous experience working in a Legal/Publishing environment, using technology to create and disseminate online content.

Education/ Certifications Required:

* Undergraduate Law Degree; or
* Undergraduate Degree in a subject other than Law and Graduate Diploma in Law.

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