JOB POST: Newgen KnowledgeWorks is Hiring Legal Writers/Editors: Apply ASAP

Newgen KnowledgeWorks is a large, established e-publishing services organisation, offering prepress and data conversion services with over 1400 employees in editorial, production, training, spread across offices in India, the United States, and the United Kingdom.

Job Description:

  • Ability to edit / write legal matters under tight deadlines, multiple news stories a day in some cases
  • High degree of competence in English language skills, including editing, proofreading and the ability to check the accuracy of the meaning of cited text, propose corrections / changes in the content including the subject matter
  • Ability to understand and synthesise large amounts of complex legal material
  • Review federal legislation for laws / portions thereof that affect federal taxation. Develop content analysing and explaining impact of law
  • Ability to understand U.S. tax law, synthesises a large amount of complex material, and write quickly and accurately on the recent U.S. tax / law developments

Profile Description:

  • Education: Degree and / or certifications in law / taxation preferred
  • At least years experience in handling law / legal / tax matters and excellent knowledge in complex legal aspects
  • Excellent publication-level American English writing skills
  • Passion for writing and proven abilities in research and writing related to law matters and different aspects of law
  • Willingness to work U.S. hours and holiday calendar

Work Timings: 18:30 hours to 03:30 hours

Work Location: Chennai

Pay Range: Upto 6 Lacs PA

Note: People who are not interested in relocating to Chennai, can opt to work from home, however, it is mandatory that they come down to Chennai during the training period.

The training duration would be purely based on the learning / understanding capabilities of individuals. It may vary from 2 weeks to 2 months.

Interested candidates please log on to and register yourself for a preliminary assessment and also send us a write-up / an article  on any topic of your choice, with a minimum of 250 words.

This exercise is to just to assess your understanding of the concepts of editing and your English language abilities.

The entire exercise should not be taking more than 3 hours, but it requires your attempt in a single shot.

Time is also the essence of our business and this would also give us an indication of your attention to meet deadlines.


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