Senior Editor, Practical Law Europe
- Full Time
Business Unit: Legal Europe/Global Product & Editorial
Our Legal organisation focuses on connecting our customers’ businesses to the ever-changing legal and regulatory environment. We provide critical online and print information, decision support tools, software and services to lawyers who practice in law firms, in corporate legal departments and in the public sector.
Following a review of the long-term needs of our customers in the light of the ongoing Brexit negotiations, we have taken the decision to invest in additional EU member state content to supplement the existing, broad coverage of European legal issues available on Practical Law. We are very excited about the next stage in our growth and how you can play a part in it.
Position Title: Senior Editor, Practical Law The Netherlands
Position Type: Permanent
Location: London or relevant European country
Role Purpose/ Summary:
The role is part of the continued investment in, and development of, Thomson Reuters EU member state legal content. The role holder will be required to write and review new content for our online legal knowhow services relating to their jurisdiction, maintain existing content and answer questions from customers, ensuring that all content is of the quality and scope that meets business objectives and the needs of customers.
Major Responsibilities / Accountabilities:
- Researching, writing and delivering well-written, up-to-date content for online publication that reflects current market legal practice and is of the quality and scope that meets the business objectives and needs of customers.
- Ensuring that you keep up to date with law and market developments and that the content for which you are responsible is also maintained so that it continues to be of the quality and scope that meets business objectives and needs of customers.
- Responding to questions from customers about our published content and international/EU member state legal practice.
- Developing relationships with third parties with a view to obtaining contributions of content or insights to improve content.
- Supporting marketing and sales and other parts of the business to ensure delivery of business objectives.
- Attending training events, conferences and talks.
Mandatory Skills and Experience:
- Demonstrable experience in practice
- Qualification as a legal professional and extensive experience in a relevant European jurisdiction.
- Excellent writing and communication skills in English.
Desirable Skills and Experience:
- Experience of working in an in house legal department or law firm in one or more of the following areas:
- Corporate law.
- Finance law.
- Commercial law.
- Financial services regulation.
- Employment law
- Intellectual Property law
- Substantial experience with the application of EU law.
- Qualification as a legal professional in the UK or US.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
- Excellent knowledge of legal research databases.
- Experience in producing well-written practical legal content efficiently of a nature that will be relevant for publication and/or teaching.
- Experience in using technology to create and disseminate online content.
- Experience in assimilating and applying new and complex information.
- Excellent attention to detail.
Education/ Certifications Required:
- UK, US, or relevant European jurisdiction law graduate.
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