Posted by: LexisNexis on Dec 29, 2022
Main purpose of this role:
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a talented paralegal to join the LexisPSL Hub to help contribute towards the development of Irish practical guidance across a range of practice areas, namely Dispute Resolution, Property, Banking & Finance, Financial Services Regulation, Commercial and Corporate law for LexisPSL, Lexis+ and Lexis Library, LexisNexis UK's online practical guidance and research product for lawyers and legal professionals. There are two main components of the LexisNexis offering which this role will contribute to:Core content in LexisPSL-LexisPSL provides legal practical guidance and market insight which a busy front-line practitioner can read and digest quickly and easily. It is presented in a range of different content types including Practice Notes, precedents, checklists and flowcharts.Current awareness service-via our current awareness service, we provide legal updates and analysis to our two core online products, LexisLibrary and LexisPSL. We cover legal and regulatory stories and provide insight into how they could impact lawyers and their clients. Information is published online and sent to customers via a range of different email alerts.Duties and responsibilities:
Working closely with the LexisPSL teams and the Content Acquisition team to commission and draft practical guidance.
This work will include:reviewing new and existing content for quality and legal accuracymonitoring of developments and inputting information to maintain trackers of consultations, cases and datesdrafting practical guidance content (eg practice notes, precedents, trackers, checklists, news and Q&As)collaborating with external authors regarding externally written contentarranging and taking notes at Panel of Expert and other meetings and liaising with panel members and authors when requiredhaving input into the development of technical solutions with our product teams, to ensure that we are delivering guidance research, current awareness and LexisAsk in the most efficient way possibleCurrent awareness
Helping to deliver our current awareness offering by:ensuring all news items are written to a high standard and edited and checked for accuracy, grammar, punctuation, clarity, flow, style, and news valueapplying taxonomy to news items consistently and accuratelychecking and proofing of content before publication, addressing and resolving publishing issues and making recommendations for process improvementssupporting the development and implementation of initiatives to grow and improve the current awareness offering of LexisNexisKey competencies:Academic qualifications and skillsExcellent academic qualifications and legal research and writing skills. Demonstrates an interest for, and some knowledge/experience of law and practiceCustomer focusKeen to understand customer needs and implement customer feedbackCompelling communicationClearly and succinctly conveys knowledge and information. Writes in plain English in an accurate and focused way that is appropriate for online content and the audience.Manages work and prioritisesEffectively manages own time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.Achieves through prioritising, managing and leveraging resources, scheduling and maintaining focus.Contributes to team successActively contributes to the success of the LexisPSL Hub and the LexisPSL teams and the overall objectives for the practice areas.Collaboration & influencingWorks effectively and co-operatively with others; establishes and maintains good working relationships. Builds trust, works diplomatically, demonstrates sensitivity to others whilst when necessary persuading or presenting compelling arguments for change or improvement.Continuous learningTakes responsibility for developing own knowledge and skill, putting new knowledge and understanding to practical use on the job.Willing to take on uncomfortable or unfamiliar situations in order to learn.
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