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Information Officer

Information Officer

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Knowledge & Information Management

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    Recruitment

  • Contact email:

    Kathy.Thistlethwaite@tfpl.com

  • Contact phone:

    020 7378 5479

  • Job ref:

    KT/25989

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-04-23

  • Contact Name:

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Information Officer – Permanent, London

This is a fabulous role to provide legal information and research support services to the fee earners and be part of the Knowledge Management Team within a well-respected law firm.

As well as providing general legal research support, this role will have responsibility for supporting business development activities by researching and creating analysis in relation to the firm’s clients, key industry and business areas, targets, and competitors, in line with the firmwide business development strategy.

As Information Officer your job role will include:

  • Providing in-depth business and legal research and analysis
  • Being experienced in using Lexis Library, Westlaw & Practical Law and general online databases search methods are essential.
  • Having professional and commercial awareness
  • Working to tight deadlines
  • Helping with cataloguing
  • Being educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Maintaining and editing intranet content using SharePoint
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders
  • Having excellent Microsoft Office skills
  • Developing and delivering presentations and training
  • Being a team player and having a superb customer service ethos
  • Setting up and advising on current awareness services
  • Having excellent organisational, administrative and time management skills.
  • Assisting with new business projects
  • Having a forward thinking, original and confident approach
  • Having a CILIP or The British and Irish Association of Law Librarians membership

You will possess the ability to develop a good understanding of the work of the Knowledge Management team and to appreciate clients' research needs.


Why you should apply
This is a great opportunity for a library and research professional, educated to degree level, who is  experienced in working in research in a commercial environment. You must be keen to work in a professional and corporate law firm, with the confidence to deal directly with users and have strong communication skills.


If you would like to find out more about this job vacancy, then please call Kathy Thistlethwaite on 020 7378 5473 or email your details to kathy.thistlethwaite@tfpl.com