Banner Default Image

Research Librarian

Research Librarian

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Knowledge & Information Management

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    competitive salary

  • Contact:

    Lee Seymour

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 3 years ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Contact Name:


A leading law firm has a new Research Librarian job opportunity which can be based in either London or Manchester.


Working closely with fee-earners and KM colleagues, you will join a Library and Research Service, where your main job responsibilities will include:


•Assist lawyers with legal research for UK and international jurisdictions


•Carry out business research for lawyers and business services


•Advise lawyers on sources and search strategies


•Promote the Library & Research Services to the firm


•Participate in regularly scheduled global research team calls


•Prepare daily current awareness alerts on legal topics, company news and topics of current interest


•Assist with other ongoing projects and tasks as deemed appropriate


•Provide cover for colleagues and assist with administration, when required


•Assistance maintaining the print collections


The team has a particularly strong working relationship with the Marketing teams, supporting the firm’s business development initiatives.


Key Job Requirements:

•   Either a Honours degree (any subject) and Masters degree in Librarianship / Information Studies or Honours degree in Librarianship / Information Studies or significant experience within the sector

•   At least one year’s experience in a commercial, professional services or legal information service

•   Experience of using library catalogues

•   Basic knowledge of copyright law

•   Understanding of knowledge and information management principles and their application in practice


You should also possess excellent communication and presentation skills, and the ability to work well with people at all levels within an organisation

To be considered for this and other legal library job opportunities please apply with your CV to