Copy Editor

Job type:
on-site
Start:
n.a
Duration:
3 months
From:
Experis IT
Place:
London
Date:
10/05/2018
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
project ID:
1643828

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Copy Editor to be based in London or remote on an 3 Month contract. Experienced Copy Editor who has a good legal content writing background or legally qualified.

Job Title - Copy Editor

Location - London or Remote

Duration - 3 months

Role Purpose

In preparation for the launch of the new Product, which uses Insight Topic articles as landing pages for browsing, a number of high-level articles have to be completed giving overviews of areas of law.
The General Editor ("GE") will prioritise key articles and the contractor will work with GE to: (a) add detail as directed to articles completed in outline by GE; and (b) produce first drafts of other articles as directed by GE.
Key skills required:
(1) Ability to conduct fast and accurate research at high-level into new areas of law, using Westlaw UK tools;
(2) Sbility to write clearly and concisely, and to summarise large or complex issues in a form that is easy to assimilate, making good use of links to lower level materials;
(3) Willingness and ability to liaise closely with GE (Daniel Greenberg; Counsel for Domestic Legislation, House of Commons; editor, Craies on Legislation, Stroud's Judicial Dictionary, and Jowitt's Dictionary of English Law; General Editor, Westlaw UK Annotated Statutes and Insight).
Qualifications:
Legally qualified - essential.
PQE - desirable but not essential.

Candidates should submit CVs in the first instance. Mike Tripp