Editor - Court Reporter

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Bronya Leavesley

  • Contact email:

    Bronya.Leavesley@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH110991_1569492887

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-10-26

  • Client:

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Legal Editor - Canary Wharf

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Legal Editor to join a blue-chip company that provides unparalleled intelligence, technology and human expertise to a variety of different sectors across the globe. They are currently looking for a Legal Editor to select and attend key court hearings to write digests of their judgements, ensuring the ratio and obiter are concise and clear.

Key Responsibilities

  • Attend court hearings, write contemporaneous notes of judgements and write a report of the judgement in agreed house style for loading on the same day to online services.
  • Write digests of transcripts of cases either handed down in court or received from other sources in agreed house style to specified deadlines, with correct legal analysis and clear writing style.
  • Proof digests written by colleagues or freelancers in agreed house style
  • Select cases for reporting and prioritisation according to defined reporting criteria
  • Provide editorial support for the publication of case products as required
  • Achieve the required level of self-management of priorities and workload
  • Attendance at court will be required for extempore judgements

Academic Attainment and Relevant Experience

  • Law degree or CPE essential
  • BPTC/LPC preferred
  • Practice experience desirable

Skills Required

  • Knowledge of legal developments
  • Broad based legal skills and knowledge
  • Ability to clearly and concisely analyse and interpret key issues and legal concepts and present them in a logical fashion
  • Good analytical writing style, excellent grammar, spelling and general editorial skills
  • Structured reporting skills
  • Strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of customer requirements and ability to balance those requirements with the needs of the business
  • Able to demonstrate meticulous attention to detail
  • Able to work under pressure of tight deadlines
  • Able to work on own initiative in a team environment

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