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FromCounsel – Legal Editor (Markets)

FromCounsel, an online corporate intelligence service for law firms and in-house lawyers, is looking for a law graduate to join its Markets team as a Legal Editor (Markets).

Developed by leading corporate barristers from Erskine Chambers and a team of experienced professional support lawyers from City law firms, FromCounsel provides a wealth of practical, in-depth, ready-made answers to the crucial questions facing practitioners in their day-to-day work. FromCounsel’s aim is to make its legal content more comprehensive, more insightful, more accessible, more searchable and more sharable than anyone else in the market.

This is an exciting opportunity for a conscientious candidate to join this dynamic online company and play a pivotal role in the creation of a new product in an innovative and friendly working environment.

The ideal candidate will be a law graduate who is pre-pupillage/training contract, although those with complementary non-law degrees (such as economics) will be considered. Corporate legal experience is not required, but a genuine interest in corporate law and the UK financial markets is essential.

Key responsibilities:
• Liaising with PSL colleagues to agree initial and ongoing deal coverage and allocation.
• Monitoring and recording deal activity across defined markets and deal types.
• Assisting the PSLs by noting and monitoring developing market trends.
• Reviewing and digesting complex deal documents and summarising defined parameters accurately and succinctly.
• Assisting the PSLs with the crafting of current awareness updates and more detailed market reports.

Key requirements:
• A minimum 2:1 degree or equivalent qualification
• An exceptional standard of written English and meticulous attention to detail
• A proven ability to work to tight deadlines
• The aptitude to work without supervision as well as within a team structure
• Strong IT skills – especially a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel

This is a full-time role based at our Central London offices. Applicants should be available to start on 31 July 2017. Salary is circa £30,000, depending on experience.

Interested candidates are asked to send a CV and cover letter – addressing the person specification as above and suitability against the job description – to jobs@fromcounsel.com quoting reference ‘LEGAL EDITOR (MARKETS)’. Applications should be submitted by 30 June 2017.

FromCounsel is an equal opportunities employer.

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FromCounsel – Legal Editor

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

Developed by leading corporate barristers from Erskine Chambers and a team of experienced professional support lawyers from City law firms, FromCounsel provides a wealth of practical, in-depth, ready-made answers to the crucial questions facing practitioners in their day-to-day work. FromCounsel’s aim is to make its legal content more comprehensive, more insightful, more accessible, more searchable and more sharable than anyone else in the market.

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 is preferable but not essential.

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
• Writing high quality legal copy

Key requirements:
• A minimum 2:1 degree or equivalent qualification
• An exceptional standard of written English and meticulous attention to detail
• Excellent research skills
• A proven ability to work to tight deadlines

This is a full-time role based at our Central London offices. Applicants should be available to start on 4 September 2017. Salary is circa £30,000, depending on experience.

Interested candidates are asked to send a CV and cover letter – addressing the person specification as above and suitability against the job description – to jobs@fromcounsel.com, quoting reference ‘FC LEGAL EDITOR’. Applications should be submitted by 30 June 2017.

FromCounsel is an equal opportunities employer.

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Hardwicke Chambers – Professional Legal Support Assistant – part time

Salary range: £15,000 pa

Location: Lincoln’s Inn, London

For immediate start

The role

Due to the expansion and continuing success of the Hardwicke Construction Team, the group are searching for a freelance Professional Legal Support Assistant. The main purpose of the role is to provide research and legal information support to our team of busy construction barristers.

About us

Hardwicke is a leading Barristers’ Chambers in the heart of Lincoln’s Inn, and the members of the construction team are experts in all aspects of domestic and international construction and engineering disputes.
The construction team is recommended as a leading set in both Chambers UK and Legal 500 and was voted Legal 500 Construction and Energy set of the year 2017.

The remit of the role

The successful applicant will be required to assist the construction team and marketing team to undertake a range of tasks, including:

• Legal research
• Drafting articles for legal and industry publications
• Researching and drafting content for seminars and presentations
• Drafting website updates and newsletter content for members of the construction team
• Monitoring legal, commercial and industry developments and prepare briefings and know-how material for the team
• Assisting the Marketing Team in pitches, tenders and social media content

About you

The successful applicant will be dynamic, hard-working and talented with a passion for delivering a high quality service, including:

• Strong analytical and communication skills
• Excellent writing skills
• Strong legal and academic qualification
• Interest in construction and insurance law

For more information go to www.hardwicke.co.uk and www.hardwicke.co.uk/expertise/construction-and-engineering

To make an application, please email jobs@hardwicke.co.uk sending a covering letter and CV setting out your skills and experience relating to the desired requirements of the role.

This position offers valuable experience of life in chambers and might attract someone who has completed the LPC or BTPC and is looking for a self-employed legally challenging experience.

Closing date: Noon on Monday, 31st July 2017

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