Senior Editor, Practical Law: International Trade

Job Description
Position Title: Senior Editor, Practical Law: International Trade
Position Type: FTE

Location: London, Brussels, or Yorkshire

Role Purpose/Summary:

To help develop the scope of Practical Law's new International Trade content, lead on writing content covering International Trade issues for Practical Law UK/EU/Global (working closely with editorial colleagues producing content for Practical Law US), and maintain existing content, ensuring all content is of the quality and scope that meets business objectives and customer needs.

Major Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Scoping, researching, writing, commissioning 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.
  • Keeping up-to-date with all relevant law, practice and market developments so that all content for which you are responsible reflects and takes account of current practice and up-to-date law and market trends.
  • Maintaining all content for which you are responsible to ensure is up-to-date and continues to be of the quality and scope that meets business objectives and needs of customers.
  • Developing relationships with third parties with a view to obtaining contributions of content or improving content through third party insights into law or practice.
  • Attending training events, conferences and talks and otherwise networking with customers and potential customers and with industry leaders.
  • Supporting marketing and sales and all other parts of the business to help formulate and deliver business objectives.

Mandatory Skills and Experience:
  • Significant and substantial post qualification experience in advising on legal and practical issues relating to international trade.
  • Good understanding of the legal market and the needs of lawyers in the field of international trade.
  • Commercial awareness.
  • Editorial vision in scoping the new content.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Experienced in assimilating and applying new complex information.
  • Experience in producing well-written practical legal content efficiently of a nature that will be relevant for publication and/or teaching.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experienced at working to deadlines and able to prioritise and manage own workload.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word.
  • Excellent knowledge of online research databases.

Desirable Skills and Experience:
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Previous experience working in a Legal/Publishing environment, using technology to create and disseminate online content.

Education/Certification Required:

  • UK-qualified solicitor, EU-qualified attorney, or US-qualified attorney.

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