Trainee News Reporter

Job description

Law Business Research currently has Trainee News Reporter vacancies on well established brands, writing news to an audience of legal professionals worldwide. Use and develop your journalism skills within an international organisation working on a global scale. To apply please send your CV, cover letter, and writing samples via the link below.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for intellectually curious individuals who can research, report and write news, analysis, features and surveys. Relying on court documents, data, regulatory filings and source interviews to craft analytical and timely news stories, you’ll be expected to learn to write in a style and tone that cuts through jargon and spin to deliver accessible prose.  Working collaboratively as part of a tight knit team, you will provide accurate and timely news content on a daily basis and contribute to larger research projects and produce interviews and features under the direction of the Editor.

Our brands:

Latin Lawyer
Latin Lawyer is the definitive information resource for business law in Latin America. Our team of journalists provide news and analysis of deals and cases, as well as legal and policy developments across the region. Alongside this, we compile surveys, league tables, country profiles, interviews and roundtable discussions that allow us to provide cutting edge analysis of the region’s legal market.

Global Restructuring Review

GRR is our newest brand, launched in early 2016, and is a daily information service providing cross-border insolvency and restructuring news, features and events. Its aim is to keep our subscribers at the forefront of the international marketplace and to provide clear reports and analysis covering all the developments that matter.

Global Investigations Review

Founded two years ago, GIR is one of our newer publications and runs off the same successful format used for its sister brands. With daily news, features, surveys, benchmarking and more, GIR provides unparalleled market intelligence on everything investigations specialists need to know ranging from front-page-news agency investigations to in-depth analysis of the process of investigations.

Global Competition Review

Global Competition Review is the world’s leading antitrust and competition law news service. Subscribers within government, the legal industry and the wider business community receive a monthly magazine, annual surveys and breaking news daily updates and is an essential resource for competition professionals worldwide.  Our unique analysis and insightful live events keep our subscribers up to date in a fast-changing global marketplace.

Global Arbitration Review

Global Arbitration Review provides a complete view of international arbitration to subscribers within government enforcement, the legal industry and wider business community.  Via a magazine and daily news updates we provide intelligence, analysis and opinion on hot topics, signature surveys, practitioner insight and events worldwide.

Requirements

  • Minimum of a 2:1 degree from a leading university
  • Postgraduate law or journalism degree 
  • Demonstrable interest in a career in journalism
  • Spanish language skills - essential for roles on Latin Lawyer
  • Strong interest in current affairs, international business and legal reporting
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Able to provide a deep analysis and insight for our readership, with the ability to find original angles in stories
  • An international outlook
  • Legal knowledge is advantageous, but not mandatory