Paralegal - Corporate / Market Tracker Paralegal - Up to 12 months

  • Lexis Nexis
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Jun 26, 2017
Contract Corporate Paralegal

Job Description

Paralegal - Corporate / Market Tracker Paralegal -  Up to 12 months

 

Part of RELX Group plc, LexisNexis serves customers in more than 175 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide. LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions in various sectors including legal, corporate and tax.

 

LexisPSL Corporate forms part of the LexisNexis offering and provides online practical guidance services for corporate and in-house lawyers. LexisPSL Corporate is looking for an analyst to join its Market Tracker team. The Market Tracker team analyses and provides market intelligence on public company deals.

 

This is a full-time,  office-based.

 

The role will report to the Head of Market Tracker, who sits within the LexisPSL Corporate team.

 

Person specification:

Corporate law background (as trainee solicitor or paralegal, or prospective trainee solicitor having completed the LPC and taken the company/corporate options) – ideally including listed company experience/knowledge

Understanding of the corporate legal community and market (desirable)

 

Key responsibilities:

Sourcing, managing, analysing and summarising deal information from third party news feeds and transaction documents

In-depth trend analysis of deal and market information

Writing current awareness pieces and summaries of market news and contacting practitioners for comment where appropriate

Highlighting interesting clauses and information to the Corporate PSLs and working with them to create in-depth analysis and comment

Working with the rest of the Market Tracker analysts to explore technological ways in which to access, summarise and analyse public information and data and to design creative and innovative ways in which to present data and trend analysis

Providing support to the sales team by meeting with customers as appropriate to provide demos of the service, receive feedback and monitor customer n

  Qualifications  

Key skills and qualifications:

 

Law degree or equivalent qualification

Professional legal qualification desirable but not essential

A keen interest in the law

Experience in legal publishing/editing, ideally in law reporting or other areas which involved working with case materials

Team-working experience

An analytical and orderly mind, with the capacity to see both the whole picture and the detail

An ability to understand, navigate and present complex legal materials

Good writing/editing skills, including the ability to write quickly within the confines of house style

A keen eye for detail to maintain the quality of content

Administrative/organisational skills including self-discipline and motivation and the ability to work with minimal supervision

Computer literacy and proficiency in MS Word

 

Competitive salary plus comprehensive benefits package to include:

28.5 days holiday per annum

Pension including Life Cover

35 hour week

Employee Assistance Programme

Save As You Earn Scheme

 

LexisNexis:

LexisNexis 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 online 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.