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Henderson Chambers – Third Six Pupillages

Henderson Chambers are inviting applications for a Third Six Pupillage to start in Autumn 2016.

Our Third Six pupils have 2 seats of 3 months each and will usually be considered for tenancy towards the end of this period. Pupils are expected to go to Court regularly on their own account. Chambers will guarantee £25,000 earnings during this period, which can be paid in advance on terms to be agreed.

For more information about Chambers see www.hendersonchambers.co.uk and follow our Twitter feeds @HendersonPupils and @Henderson_Bar.

To apply send a covering letter, CV, references from at least two past supervisors, and a summary of work undertaken in pupillage so far to pupillages@hendersonchambers.co.uk. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis but should reach us by 8th July 2016.

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Emerald Street Ventures Limited – Managing Editor Vacancy

Are you a solicitor or barrister looking for a change of direction?

We are a rapidly growing online legal content company based in London WC1. Brought to you by the team behind FromCounsel, the leading corporate intelligence service developed by barristers from Erskine Chambers and experienced Professional Support Lawyers from city firms, we are a well-funded legal-tech start-up looking for experienced qualified lawyers to work on an exciting new project within the legal services market.

We are looking for top-quality lawyers with backgrounds in well-respected firms or chambers with significant post-qualification experience advising clients within one of the following areas of practice: Company/Corporate, Commercial (contract, dispute resolution, debt, insolvency), Employment, Commercial Property, IP/IT. Experience in ancillary areas may also be considered.

You will be leading a team of junior writers to develop, deliver and maintain written legal content for an innovative new online legal know-how service. You will be responsible for planning, coordinating and ensuring quality control of content within your allocated area of expertise. You will also be liaising with other in-house lawyers to develop the product so must be comfortable both working in a team and taking individual ownership of projects to secure results. Flexibility and an enthusiasm for applying your expertise outside of traditional legal working environments are a must.

You will bring strong practical experience of your area of practice, understand the needs of different audiences and be able to tailor your advice and adapt accordingly. You will have a demonstrable flair for writing easy-to-read, original, high-quality content and a genuine interest in communicating knowledge to others. An excellent standard of written English and a commitment to delivering a consistently high standard of work to deadline are absolutely essential requirements of this role.

This is a fantastic opportunity for qualified lawyers looking to join a dynamic online company and use their legal expertise in a rewarding, flexible and friendly working environment. Full and Part-time positions available.

Essential

* Qualified Solicitor or Barrister.

* Exceptional written communication skills and meticulous attention to detail.

* Extensive technical legal knowledge and practical experience advising lay clients in one or more of the above practice areas.

* Strong research skills.

* Demonstrable commercial awareness and an interest in innovation in the delivery of legal services.

* Ability to write within a defined tone of voice.

* Ability to distil technical legal content into easily understood, accessible copy with broad appeal.

* Ability to take ownership of a project and lead a team of junior writers to deliver results.

* A proactive approach and enthusiasm for working in a start-up environment.

* Demonstrable ability to complete projects to demanding deadlines.

* Copy-editing and proof-reading skills.

Desirable

* Prior editorial, writing, content experience.

* Prior experience leading/managing a team or commercial project.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

If you are interested in applying for this role please send your CV and covering letter setting out how you meet the role requirements to jobs@emeraldstreetventures.com quoting reference ‘Managing Editor’.

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Emerald Street Ventures Limited – Legal Editor Vacancy

We are a rapidly growing online legal content company based in London WC1. Brought to you by the team behind FromCounsel, the leading corporate intelligence service developed by barristers from Erskine Chambers and experienced Professional Support Lawyers from city firms, we are a well-funded legal-tech start-up looking for law graduates to work on an exciting new project.

The ideal candidate will have pupillage/training contract lined up to start in Autumn 2017/8 and be looking for interesting opportunities to develop their legal skills in the intervening period.

We are also interested in hearing from recently qualified lawyers wishing for a change in direction and those with a background in legal journalism/editorial work.

The role will be focused on producing written legal content for an online platform. As such, an excellent standard of written English is an absolutely essential requirement of this role.

You will have a flair for researching and writing easy-to-read original content and a commitment to delivering a consistently high standard of work. You must understand the needs of different audiences and be able to tailor and adapt your writing accordingly.

You will have strong legal research skills that can be applied to any given subject matter. You will have a proven ability to quickly understand and digest legal materials and articulate complex issues in a clear, concise and engaging manner.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a conscientious candidate to join this dynamic online company and assist in the development of a quality legal content service in a friendly and flexible working environment.

Essential

* A minimum 2:1 degree in Law (or equivalent).

* Exceptional written communication skills and meticulous attention to detail.

* Excellent research skills and a willingness to work across a wide range of topics.

* Commercial awareness and strong results orientation.

* Able to write within a defined tone of voice.

* Able to turn technical content into easily understood, accessible copy with broad appeal.

* Able to work both independently using own initiative and within a team.

* Demonstrable ability to complete projects to demanding deadlines.

* A proactive, flexible approach and enthusiasm for working in a start-up environment.

Desirable

* Prior editorial/copy writing experience.

* Practical experience/a particular interest in one or more of the following areas of law: Company/Corporate, Commercial (contract, dispute resolution, debt, insolvency), Employment, Commercial Property, IP/IT.

* LLM, LPC or BPTC qualified.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

If you are interested in applying for this role please send your CV and covering letter setting out how you meet the role requirements to jobs@emeraldstreetventures.com quoting reference ‘Legal Editor’.

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FromCounsel – Legal Editor Vacancy

Exciting editorial role within online corporate intelligence company www.fromcounsel.com

FromCounsel, an online corporate intelligence service for law firms and in-house lawyers, is looking for a Barrister or Solicitor to join its team as a Legal Editor.

Developed by leading corporate barristers from Erskine Chambers and a team of experienced professional support lawyers, FromCounsel provides a wealth of practical, in-depth, ready-made answers to the crucial questions facing practitioners in their day-to-day work.

This is an exciting opportunity for a conscientious candidate to join this dynamic online company and assist in the production of premium quality content in an innovative, friendly and flexible working environment.

The ideal candidate will be pre-pupillage/training contract, or have a background in legal editorial work.

An interest in corporate law in preferable but not essential.

Positions available now and commencing Summer 2016.

Key responsibilities:

– Providing editorial assistance to PSLs and Head of Content;
– Assisting with the production and updating of content;
– Converting copy into house style;
– Proof-reading and legal research.

Key requirements:

– A minimum 2:1 degree of equivalent qualification;
– An exceptional standard of written English and meticulous attention to detail;
– Excellent research skills;
– A proven ability to work to tight deadline.

If you are interested in applying for this role please send you CV and covering letter to jobs@fromcounsel.com quoting reference ‘FC EDITOR’.

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