Researcher

Job description

Researcher - Who’s Who Legal (WWL) 

Notting Hill, London

£20,000 - £22,000


Based in the heart of lively Notting Hill, we are an award winning global provider of legal content and information services. We create essential and unique information for our subscribers, who are drawn from over 100 countries around the world, via our global brands.  With a strong platform for international growth, and a reputation for creating outstanding content, we can offer individuals an intellectually stimulating work environment that puts global legal issues at the heart of our business.


We are looking for a Researcher to join our team of existing Researchers to take on the responsibility of the research, selection process and editorial content of the Who's Who Legal publications. This role will be reporting to the Editor of Who's Who Legal.


What you would be doing:

  • Add lawyers and contact details accurately into the database
  • Arrange and conduct research interviews with leading lawyers worldwide, both over the telephone and face-to-face
  • Analyse feedback and identify the leading lawyers in the jurisdiction
  • Conduct and oversee ad hoc research projects, including sending out, chasing and receiving information submissions and presenting the answers in a range of formats
  • Write an analysis of the research findings and the legal market overall
  • Commission introductory articles and roundtables written by leading lawyers
  • Verify all contact details for publication
  • Proof-read copy for typographical and factual errors
  • Attending conferences and arranging and attending research trips, both in England and abroad
  • This is a general description of the role, which may change according to business needs.

Requirements

What we are looking for:

  • A minimum of a 2:1 from a leading UK university.
  • A demonstrable interest in research and the law
  • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal
  • A strong writing ability
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to analyse large amounts of data
  • Willingness to travel
  • Possessing an 'international outlook'

In return we can offer you a rewarding career with personal and professional development in addition to a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package that includes 25 days holiday, private healthcare, Cycle to Work scheme, season ticket loan and gym membership.


To apply, please send your CV and cover letter explaining why you are suitable for this role via the link below. We look forward to receiving your application.

 

We support a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace, and welcome applications from different backgrounds.