RELX Group Professional Support Lawyer - Personal Injury - 12 Months in London, United Kingdom

Professional Support Lawyer - Personal Injury - 12 Months

Category: Editorial

Location: London, United Kingdom

Solicitor / Barrister, LexisPSL Personal Injury— Fixed Term 12 months Contract

Main Purpose of the Role:

To contribute towards legal content for LexisPSL Personal Injury and other LexisNexis online products and solutions targeted at personal injury and clinical negligence practitioners

Job Outline – Solicitor / Barrister, LexisPSL Personal Injury:

Reporting to the Head of the Dispute Resolution Group (and the Head of Personal Injury), the successful candidate will contribute to the development and maintenance of LexisPSL Personal Injury leading online practical guidance and knowledge tools for personal injury and clinical negligence lawyers.

The role will include: writing, and working in partnership with external authors to deliver, practical guidance content on personal injury and clinical negligence; analysing the latest legal developments and court judgments to produce timely, customer-focused analysis; and, maintaining and updating content within LexisPSL Personal Injury. The candidate may also play a crucial role in representing those modules within LexisNexis and to its customers.

For the right candidate, this role represents an exciting opportunity to be involved in the development of this key LexisPSL module, which is at the heart of LexisNexis’ Legal Intelligence proposition.

Key skills we’re looking for:

UK qualified lawyer (solicitor or barrister) with significant PQE (or equivalent)

Excellent technical legal knowledge (substantive and procedural) and a broad practical experience of personal injury and / or clinical negligence law and practice

Very strong analytical skills and a sharp eye for detail

The ability to communicate legal concepts concisely and clearly

A clear, succinct writing style, and the ability to adapt to LexisNexis tone and house style

Demonstrable experience of drafting: case and/or legal analysis; legal advice on substantive and procedural issues; and, precedents or other know-how

A desire to be at the forefront of knowledge and analysis of new and developing law

A real understanding of the legal community and market, and in particular the needs of personal Injury / clinical negligence practitioners

Excellent knowledge of legal research databases

Excellent networking and interpersonal skills

A flair for innovation and idea generation

Excellent organisation and planning skills

The ability to generate enthusiasm for a concept or project amongst peers

Strong communication and effective presentation skills

Desirable skills:

Previous experience of writing articles on legal topics

Experience in using technology to create and publish online content

Experience in training fellow lawyers or clients

An interest in/understanding of how technology may enable legal services to be delivered more efficiently and economically

Competitive salary plus comprehensive benefits package to include:

28.5 days’ holiday

Pension including Life Cover

Employee Assistance Programme

Save As You Earn Scheme

LexisNexis, a division of the global publishing company Reed Elsevier Plc, (FTSE 100), is a leader in professional publishing and a pioneering solutions provider. We are changing the way the world shares information through a unique combination of authoritative content, powerful on-line research and advanced productivity tools. We have moved beyond supplying text information to delivering vibrant solutions which transform organisations. LexisNexis is the leading provider of information and business solutions to help knowledge-driven professionals achieve excellence.

LexisNexis is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, marital status, ethnic origin, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age.