We are seeking a law graduate, with some experience in a Legal or publishing environment to join the Practical Law team in the UK.
Practical Law is a leading online know-how service providing rigorous, peer-reviewed resources, such as practice notes, current awareness and standard documents to help legal professionals work smarter and advise with confidence. Practical Law is part of Thomson Reuters, one of the world’s most trusted providers of answers across law, tax, compliance, government and media.
About the role
As an Assistant Editor in the Practical Law Global team, you will use your developing legal knowledge and experience to assist your colleagues devise, provide and maintain a wide range of Practical Law content. Working in a supportive global team of highly experienced colleagues, you will deal with a breadth of interesting legal and editorial work including: Creating new and maintaining existing materials spanning a variety of formats Proof reading new content, making corrections, testing and adding metadata and links in content and ensuring that new content is produced in compliance with technical and editorial requirements. Reviewing and editing content written internally and externally Analysing the latest legal, regulatory and policy developments
In addition to this, an Assistant Editor will assist: With marketing Practical Law Global content; The wider Thomson Reuters editorial teams, liaising with sales, marketing, product management, technology and segment functions where necessary
The successful candidate is likely to have: Undergraduate Law Degree (2:1 or above); or undergraduate degree in a subject other than Law (2:1 or above) and Graduate Diploma in Law Knowledge or experience in international or cross border legal practice or legal publishing experience including editing content written by contributors who do not have English as a first language; A demonstrable interest and ability in legal writing and presenting complex information in clear and novel (for example visual or interactive) ways.
What’s in it for you?
You will work in a supportive, collegiate and flexible environment, with plenty of training, development and opportunities to explore new areas of law and practice. Thomson Reuters offer a competitive compensation package including a whole suite of benefits.
At Practical Law, you will work as part of a market leading team, utilising your experience and expertise to contribute to a market leading product.