Exciting editorial role within online corporate intelligence company FromCounsel, a comprehensive corporate law intelligence service launching during 2015, 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 professional support lawyers drawn from top City firms, FromCounsel will provide unrivalled depth of analysis in an easy-to-access format. Designed as the go-to corporate resource for law firms and in-house counsel, FromCounsel will deliver highly technical, practical corporate legal knowledge to your desktop, tablet and mobile.
This is an exciting opportunity for a conscientious candidate to join this dynamic and market leading online company and assist in the production of premium quality content in an innovative and friendly environment.
The ideal candidate will be pre-pupillage/training contract, or have a background in legal editorial work.
An interest in corporate law is preferable but not essential.
– Providing editorial assistance to PSLs and Head of Content;
– Assisting with the production of content and updating legislation;
– Converting copy into house style; and
– Proof-reading and cross-checking source references.
– A minimum 2:1 degree or equivalent qualification;
– LPC or BPTC qualified;
– A high standard of written English and meticulous attention to detail; and
– A proven ability to work to tight deadlines.
If you are interested in applying for this role please send your CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting reference ‘FC EDITOR’.
‘”Cockroaches” according to Katie Hopkins. A “swarm” according to our likeminded Prime Minister, David Cameron, and The Daily Mail (again). An “army” according to the popular press, who seem to think we should literally send troops into France (without asking the French, we can assume) to hold the thin red line. “Migrants” to others. Why never “refugees”, though, which is what most of them are? What do we know about who these people are — brothers, sisters, mothers, fathers and children, all of them — and why they want to come to the UK?’
Free Movement, 31st July 2015
‘Research surrounding the imprisonment of women, indeed even the imprisonment of mothers, is not new. A plethora of researchers and scholars have explored the issues surrounding women and criminal justice with passion and tenacity, arguably all of whom have contributed to the evidence-laden pathway culminating in the inspirational and influential 2006 Corston Report.’
Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 31st July 2015
‘An Afghan suspect was detained illegally by British forces for almost four months and denied access to a lawyer, the court of appeal has ruled. Serdar Mohammed, who was captured by UK soldiers in April 2010, was not handed over to the Afghan security services until July that year, despite regulations requiring any transfer to take place within 96 hours. Mohammed, who was eventually released earlier this year to return to his home in Helmand province, claimed that the Afghan authorities tortured him.’
The Guardian, 30th July 2015