We are seeking an Associate Editor to join the Practical Law team in the UK.
Practical Law is a leading online know-how service providing rigorous, peer-reviewed resources, including practice notes, current awareness and standard documents to help legal professionals work more efficiently 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
In this opportunity as an Associate Editor in Practical Law, you will work in conjunction with more experienced colleagues to interpret and explain legal, practice and market developments to our customers through online content.
Working in a supportive team of colleagues, you will:
- Monitor and identify developments to cover in the Practical Law current awareness product offering.
- With support and supervision from colleagues draft new content for online publication.
- Conduct research projects and present results with proper analysis and in a succinct manner.
- With support and supervision from colleagues, maintain content to ensure that it 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.
- With support and supervision from colleagues, respond to queries from customers and providing support to others to ensure that questions are answered and published appropriately.
- Provide support to the Practical Law editorial teams.
You’re a fit for this role of Associate Editor if your background includes:
- Excellent writing and communication skills.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Ability to work to deadlines and able to prioritise and manage own workload.
- Ability to assimilate and apply new complex information.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
- Excellent attention to detail.
- Comfortable with technology and able to adapt to new technology quickly.
Desirable Skills and Experience:
Previous experience working in a Legal/Publishing environment, using technology to create and disseminate online content.
Education/ Certifications Required:
- Undergraduate UK Law Degree; or
- Undergraduate Degree in a subject other than Law and Post Graduate Diploma in Law (or equivalent).
What’s in it For You?
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- Learning & Development: LinkedIn Learning access; internal Talent Marketplace with opportunities to work on projects cross-company; Ten Thousand Coffees Thomson Reuters café networking.
- Social Impact: Nine employee-driven Business Resource Groups; two paid volunteer days annually; Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives for local and global impact.
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