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Paralegal - Corporate PSL (Contract)

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Editorial
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LexisNexis
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LEX00K2K Requisition #

Paralegal, Corporate (Contract)

 

Key Responsibilities:

LexisPSL Corporate, which provides online practical guidance services for corporate and in-house lawyers, is looking for a paralegal to join its team. This is a contract role until 31 December 2019 and is office-based.

  • The function of the role is to take the lead on co-ordinating the LexisPSL Corporate team’s daily current awareness output (working with the LexisPSL Corporate team of corporate lawyers and other parts of the business).

  • Use technology to monitor a wide range of news and legal developments throughout each day and identify those that are relevant to corporate lawyers

  • Write and edit current awareness content (on a daily basis), applying knowledge of company/corporate law to summarise the latest legal developments and explain their relevance to corporate practice (with the support of the LexisPSL Corporate team of corporate lawyers)

  • Maintain ‘horizon-scanning’ tracker of upcoming legal developments (as identified in daily current awareness updates) on an ongoing basis

  • Track case law developments relevant to corporate lawyers and maintain LexisPSL Corporate case tracker on an ongoing basis

  • Prepare LexisPSL Corporate weekly newsletter (based on the week’s current awareness stories)

Specialist Knowledge / Skills Required:

 

Personal experience:

Degree in law, with LPC qualification or equivalent also desirable (preferably to have included company/corporate law modules)

Work well under pressure to meet tight publishing deadlines

Keen interest in corporate law and practice, that can be demonstrated either through work experience or through academic study

Background in writing legal or other technical content preferred


Technical skills:

Sound grasp of technology, including Microsoft Office applications

Excellent command of written and spoken English

Ability to assimilate complex information

Aptitude for explaining difficult concepts clearly

Strong attention to detail

Accurate proofreading skills

 

Personal skills:

 

Highly motivated and well-organised

Good time management skills, including ability to prioritise a varied workload and co-ordinate work from a number of sources

Capacity to learn quickly and to assimilate complex information


About Us

 

LexisNexis Legal & Professional is a leading global provider of legal, regulatory and business information and analytics that help professional customers make more informed decisions, increase productivity and serve their clients better. We serve customers in more than 175 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide, and are part of RELX Group. RELX Group is one of the constituents of the FTSE 100 Index, Financial Times Global 500 and Euronext 100 Index.


This is a full time position based in our Farringdon Street office in London which offers competitive compensation and benefits:  

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