Paralegal - Insurance

  • Lexis Nexis
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Aug 07, 2017
Full time Insurance Non-Contentious Insurance Litigation Paralegal

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Job Description - Paralegal (LEX00H15)

Job Description 

Paralegal (LEX00H15) 

 EU-GBR-London

Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External

 Ongoing 

Description

 

Main purpose of the role and any specialist knowledge requirements:

 

Assist the LexisPSL Insurance team by:

  • undertaking legal research
  • preparing initial drafts of core content and current awareness updates
  • maintaining core content, particularly (i) timelines and trackers and (ii) toolkits
  • maintaining the LexisPSL Insurance & Reinsurance homepage and sub-topic pages
  • helping the LexisPSL Insurance & Reinsurance team to stay up to date, particularly by monitoring RSS feeds, industry websites and law firm briefings
  • managing the LexisPSL Insurance & Reinsurance team’s social media presence (blog and Twitter)
  • preparing first drafts of responses to queries received from customers via the LexisAsk service
  • liaising with the LexisNexis go-to-market team, assisting with marketing materials
  • undertaking general administrative tasks for the team

Key Responsibilities

  • Update content accurately and in a timely manner to reflect updates in legislation, regulatory announcements and current news events. Particular areas of focus include the LexisPSL Insurance (i) timelines and trackers and (ii) toolkits.
  • Check and organise RSS feeds and daily news tracker feeds to ensure appropriate stories are included in the LexisPSL Insurance current awareness feed.
  • Liaise with commissioning to ensure external content is correctly commissioned and returned in accordance with defined timeframes.
  • If appropriate write core content, current awareness updates and news analysis.
  • Assist in strengthening relationships with members of the LexisPSL Insurance Consulting Editorial Board and LexisPSL In-house Advisory Board.
  • Undertake general administrative tasks to support the effective running of the team.

Qualifications

 

Technical skills

  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office applications.
  • A working knowledge of legal research databases and an ability to undertake legal research in a wide range of areas of law and communicate findings clearly.
  • Excellent command of written English and general common sense.
  • Accurate proofing skills.

Interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work alone as well as in a team.
  • Be able to see other people’s points of view and take on board feedback.
  • Positive attitude and “can-do” approach.

Personal skills

  • Highly motivated and well organised.
  • Good time management skills.  Ability to prioritise a varied workload and co-ordinate work from a number of sources.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to learn quickly and to assimilate complex information.
  • Ability to work well under pressure to meet tight deadlines.