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Associate - Research

Thomson Reuters Professional & Consulting Services 11/1/2017 1:54:42 AM Noida, India
Job Description

The primary responsibilities include:

  • Attends mandatory training and certification courses.
  • Co-operates with team members and acts as a team player.
  • Escalates project specific issues timely.
  • Applies himself to understanding the underlying issues of a project.
  • Follows step by step process of researching the issues and presenting the findings in the desired format.
  • Understands US legal writing and uses appropriate and pre-discussed formatting while presenting his findings.
  • Interprets statutes and regulations correctly or calls for help in understanding them.

  • Applies himself to understanding case law.
  • Thorough and meticulous with great attention to details.
  • Have accuracy of at least 95%
  • Follow process instructions 80% of the time
  • Achieve on time delivery (OTD) on 95% client deliverables
  • Organized and efficient – handles particular responsibility assigned to him/her quickly and accurately. 
  • Reports back to his seniors on the status of assignments.
  • Effective on the floor in terms of sharing learning/insights with peers/juniors/seniors.
  • Consistent presence and active participation at team, department, and company meetings and participates in voluntary professional development programs.
  • Consistent presence and active participation at team, department, and company meetings and participates in voluntary professional development programs.

Scope:

  • Entry level contributor responsible for working within the project scope and budget.
  • Accomplishes work with low to moderate supervision.
  • Impact is normally within the immediate project team.
  • Typically works on one or two projects at a time and as a member of the project team(s).
  • Should bond well with the team and ensure a healthy work environment.
  • May have to interact directly with clients on small research requests and hence, must be proactive in tracking the hours and budget.

Skills:

  • Ability to identify statutes and regulations applicable to the given legal issue
  • Ability to interpret and summarize statutes and regulations
  • Excellent analytical and logical skills
  • Good writing skills
  • Attention to details 
  • Must have a working knowledge of legal databases
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and Word
  • Effectively communicating results/findings of work in all mediums (verbal and written)

Behaviourial competencies:

  • Ability to understand instructions regarding legal research and follow the methodology established by seniors
  • Adaptive to team and fosters collaborative approach
  • Innovative approach to the project, when required
  • Shows passion and desire to learn
  • Diligence and ability to multi-task
  • Must have an eye for details

Qualification:

  • Must have: Law degree 
  • Desirable: LL.M.

Experience:

  • 1 – 2 years
  • Desirable: Experience in regulatory compliance related work.

Location:

 Noida
 

Remuneration:

Commensurate with industry standards

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

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Locations
Noida-India
Req #: JREQ088891
Locations: Noida-India
Job Function: Professional & Consulting Services
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