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Editor, Practical Law Tax

Thomson Reuters Publishing / Editorial 1/11/2018 5:36:33 AM London, United Kingdom
Job Description

Business Unit: Legal UKI

Position Title: Editor, Practical Law Tax, Editorial, Legal Solutions UKI.

The legal business of Thomson Reuters delivers best-of-class solutions to help legal professionals practice the law, manage their organisation and grow their business. Our solutions include Thomson Reuters Practical Law, Westlaw UK, Sweet & Maxwell, Lawtel, Contract Express, Legal Tracker, Elite and IDS.

Our customers rely on us to deliver the intelligence, technology and human expertise they need to find trusted answers.

The legal and regulatory world is changing rapidly. We help our customers deliver their services with accuracy, speed and confidence. Through our innovative online products, decision support tools, software and services, we provide the critical information that law firms, barristers, corporate legal departments, the public sector and academics need to work at their best. For more information, visit

Position Type: Fixed term contract (Maternity Cover)

Role Purpose/Summary: To assist in writing content for online publication, maintaining existing content, ensuring all content is of the quality that meets business objectives and customer needs, providing assistance with answering questions from customers and with the daily process of collecting information for current awareness emails.

Major Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • With support and supervision from colleagues, writing first drafts of new content for online publication and maintaining existing content, liaising with others to ensure that content is up-to-date and reflects current legal and market practice and is of the quality and scope that meets business objectives and customer needs.
  • Carrying out legal research.
  • Sub-editing and proof-reading content prior to online publication.
  • Helping to identify content in need of periodic review and ensuring that the review process takes place, liaising where appropriate with colleagues and external contributors.
  • With support and supervision from colleagues, responding to queries from customers and providing support to others to ensure that questions are answered and published appropriately.
  • Assisting, as required, with the daily process of collecting information for the current awareness emails and alerts, and delivery of those emails and alerts.
  • Assisting with organization of customer events, and attend training events, conferences and other networking opportunities.
  • Assisting with the management of internal processes.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experienced at working to deadlines and able to prioritise and manage own workload.
  • Experienced in assimilating and applying new complex information.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Excellent knowledge of online research databases.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience working in a Legal/Publishing environment, using technology to create and disseminate online content.
  • Knowledge of Thomson Reuters products and services
  • Experience working in a global matrix environment

Education/Certification Required:

  • Qualified solicitor or barrister with proven post-qualification experience in a law firm advising on business tax and property tax; or
  • Qualified accountant with proven post-qualification experience in the corporate tax department of a large firm or in a business tax consultancy practice (business tax and property tax experience essential).

NB: Flexible working options will be considered as part of this application. E.g. Job shares    

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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London-United Kingdom
Req #: JREQ097040
Locations: London-United Kingdom
Job Function: Publishing / Editorial
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