Thomson Reuters – Senior Legal Editor, Practical Law (Commercial)

Posted on 12th November 2021
Type Full Time, Part Time
Specialism Commercial
Location London - hybrid - remote
Deadline 10th December 2021

Job Description

Apply here by 10 December 2021

Senior Legal Editor

We are seeking a commercial law practitioner (e.g., solicitor, barrister, legal executive) to join the Practical Law Commercial team in the UK. Practical Law is a leading online know-how service providing rigorous, peer-reviewed resources, including practice notes, standard documents and current awareness, 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 a senior editor in Practical Law Commercial, you will use your specialist legal knowledge of commercial contracts to provide and maintain a wide range of Practical Law content. Working in a supportive team of highly experienced colleagues, you will deal with a breadth of interesting legal and editorial work including:

> Analysing the latest legal, regulatory and policy developments, deciding which items to cover and to what extent
> Creating new and maintaining existing materials spanning a variety of formats
> Commissioning, reviewing and editing content written internally and externally
> Answering legal questions submitted by subscribers daily through the Ask service
> Meeting with external customers and industry experts to maintain and build understanding of the latest trends and pressures commercial law and practice

In addition to this, a senior editor will assist:

> With marketing the Practical Law Commercial practice area and engaging with subscribers
> The wider Thomson Reuters team (including Sweet & Maxwell, Lawtel and Westlaw), liaising with sales, marketing product management, technology and segment functions where necessary

Who should apply

The successful candidate is likely to have:

> At least five years’ post qualification experience (England & Wales) in a law firm or in-house, or at the bar
> A demonstrable interest and ability in writing
> In-depth understanding of contract law
> Knowledge of some, NOT necessarily all, of the following areas: supply of goods/services, distribution, outsourcing, agency, consumer, franchising and advertising/marketing

We can discuss remote/hybrid working.

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.

Apply here by 10 December 2021

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