RELX Group Legal Writer - Contract in Sydney, Australia
Legal Writer - Contract
Location: Sydney, Australia
Across the globe, we combine content, technology and analytics to advance the rule of law and shape a more just world where all are equal under the law.
Our Content Solutions team is the heart of LexisNexis. From reporting and updating breaking news to producing authoritative legal, financial, academic and regulatory content in line with international standards, you define and lead discussions on the future of innovative content production.
The primary purpose of this role is to develop and maintain high quality up to date practical legal content. It will also provide support to Relationship Managers to help build brand awareness and influence market share across clients and stakeholders. The job will include preparing and maintaining practically-focused content as well as practical resources for our popular Practical Guidance product which is Australia’s most established and trusted ‘how-to’ of legal practice.
Initially a 12-month contract, there will be an option to extend and we are looking for a minimum commitment of 2 days per week.Some regular in-office time is preferable, but there is also the opportunity to work from home. It could also suit interstate applicants. With experience as a practicing lawyer in Australia, you will have a strong understanding of the practical processes in a lawyer’s workflow. Practice experience in one of the following areas desirable: Family law, Competition law, Personal Injury (NSW or Qld), or General Counsel.
Specifically, you will come with:
2+ years PQE
Experience in Australian mid to top tier law firm or in-house counsel role
Excellent communication and plain-English writing skills
Aptitude for building and fostering relationships with a range of diverse clients and local and international stakeholders
Excellent analytical, problem solving and organisational skills.
This is a great opportunity to work for a global organisation that provide world-class content and leading-edge technology to those who advance commerce, society and justice. We believe that when you put information and technology into the right hands, you give people the power to shape the world.
Apply now, to truly make a difference.