Researcher

Job description

Researcher, Who’s Who Legal 

London 

Salary: Circa £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.


Reporting to the Editor of Who's Who Legal we are seeking 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.


What you would be doing:

  • Arrange and conduct research interviews with leading lawyers worldwide, both over the telephone and face-to-face
  • Adding and verifying contact details of lawyers into the database and for publication
  • 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
  • Proof-read copy for typographical and factual errors
  • Attending conferences and research trips in the UK and abroad 

Requirements

What are we looking for:

  • Minimum of a 2:1 from a leading UK university
  • Demonstrable interest in research and the law
  • Excellent communication and strong writing skills       
  • 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:


  • 25 days holiday
  • Private healthcare
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • 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.