JOB POST: Legal Research Editor at Lexis Nexis, Gurgaon: Apply Now!

legal research editor job post at lexis nexis gurgaon

Lexis Nexis is seeking to hire a law graduate for the job role of Legal Research Editor with 1-3 years of post-qualification experience, for its office in Gurgaon.

About Lexis Nexis

LexisNexis is a corporation that sells data mining platforms through online portals, computer-assisted legal research and information about consumers around the world. During the 1970s, LexisNexis began to make legal and journalistic documents more accessible electronically. 

About the Job Opportunity

Lexis Nexis is seeking to hire a law graduate for the job role of Legal Research Editor with 1-3 years of post-qualification experience.

Legal Editor works under the guidance and supervision of Manager-Legislations. The role is crucial for the effective functioning of the editorial department.

Responsibilities

His key responsibility areas include:

  • Quality and timely delivery of book projects,
  • Analysis of manuscripts, preparing a schedule for handover of files to author for review and for typesetting,
  • Manage and build effective relationship with authors,
  • Liaise with Marketing departments to prepare promotional material relating to publications,
  • Work closely with Content acquisition and Production teams.
  • To contribute to the preparation of the editorial plans ensuring timely delivery of projects,
  • Track the progress of the assigned projects,
  • Report potential slippage at earliest opportunity.

Supervise/execute editorial tasks such as:

  • Close reading of proofs, 
  • Identifying errors in language including missing or unclear words,
  • Correcting faulty placement of update matter,
  • Checking incomplete or incorrect citations,
  • Checking and preparing subject index entries,
  • Formulation of Author Queries where necessary and carry out discussions with Authors,
  • Build effective relationships with authors to ensure efficient execution of editorial plans
  • Liaise with Marketing departments to prepare promotional material relating to publications,
  • Completion of assignments within the agreed schedules.
  • To assign work to freelancers/interns and to review their work to ensure quality of content.

Qualifications and Skills Required

  • Educational Qualifications: Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LLB). Masters (LLM) will have an added advantage.
  • Experience: 1 to 3 yrs of experience in legal domain (publishing/litigation) is ideal. However, a fresher with good legal domain knowledge and good communication skills may also be considered.

Knowledge and Competencies

  • Must have a good understanding of Indian legal system, court structures and different laws in force,
  • Must possess good research skills and experience of using online tools,
  • Keep abreast of new developments in relevant areas of law
  • Willingness to learn and grow,
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to maintain strong working relationships with freelancers, Authors and Opinion leaders,
  • Drive for results
  • Planning and organising
  • Communication
  • Teamwork

Location

Gurgaon (Gurugram), Haryana

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