Vacancy Details


Senior Researcher – US Law Firm – City of London

A unique opportunity to be involved in a varied and interesting role working for a full service international law firm

TFPL Recruitment
London
Permanent
Date Posted 11/08/17
Reference: NC/24939

About the company

This senior research job offers a unique opportunity to be involved in a varied and interesting role working for a full service international law firm as part of a local team of 4 and a large friendly global team. The London office supports English law in overseas offices and around a third of enquiries are received from abroad.


What you'll be doing

The duties will be very varied and will develop with the role, they include: meeting with internal clients, promoting the current awareness aggregator; developing solutions to enable Associates to keep abreast of client developments; establishing and monitoring short-term projects to assist with particular client work/topics; presentations and training on specific business resources; general enquiry research.

Key duties will include:

- Conduct legal and business research for legal and professional support staff in London and other offices

- Support fee-earners and others in the use of information sources including online services, the print collection and the intranet

- Proactively meet with internal clients to raise awareness

- Attend Practice Group and other meetings to understand and contribute to the work of the firm

- Advise fee-earners on current awareness techniques open to them

- Work with Professional Support Lawyers, Business Development, Market Research and other teams to deliver joined-up services to fee-earners.


Why you’ll be hired

As the successful candidate you will possess:

- Library/Information qualification

- Three or more years of progressively responsible research experience in a law firm

- Excellent knowledge of the legal materials and databases used to support the Firm's practice areas and research needs for client work and for business development efforts. Including Lexis Library; Westlaw UK; Practical Law; Perfect Information, Nexis

In addition, you will be highly motivated and confident, with excellent communication skills and the ability to build effective internal and external client relationships, together with strong analytical and research skills


Why you should apply

This is a newly developed position within an established Library team in London and offers an excellent development opportunity to someone who is proactive and confident.

If you are looking to take the next exciting step in your information/research career call Neil Currams today on 020 7378 5473 or email your details to neil.currams@tfpl.com


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