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Legal Editor

Thomson Reuters Publishing / Editorial 1/9/2018 12:04:25 AM Pyrmont, NSW Australia
Job Description

We are looking for a Legal Editor to join our team of experienced editors. In this role you help provide our customers with the most up to date and best in class legal publications.

As a Legal Editor, you will assist with the delivery of case content for leading products such as FirstPoint and the Australian Digest. The work includes:

  • Classifying cases in accordance with the Australian Digest classification key;
  • Adding case relationships and litigation history to the cases database;
  • Writing digest notes for significant cases;
  • Verifying and updating cases references;
  • Conducting online Quality Assurance; and
  • Assisting the Team Leader and Senior Legal Editors on specific cases projects.

To be successful in the role you will be an experienced Editor or legal professional who is customer focused, has a strong eye of detail, enjoys working collaboratively within a team environment and has the commercial acumen to support product development. You will have editorial experience, ideally, gained in a legal publishing environment.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Degree in Law
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent awareness of correct grammar and spelling
  • Attention to detail and ability to work quickly and accurately under pressure
  • Ability to work well both individually and as part of a team
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to adapt quickly and respond positively to change
  • Legal research skills highly regarded (both hard copy and online)
  • XML skills preferred

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.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

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Pyrmont-New South Wales-Australia
Req #: JREQ096281
Locations: Pyrmont-New South Wales-Australia
Job Function: Publishing / Editorial
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