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Job ref no.: CT3115703-01#1221

Senior Editor, Practical Law China

Thomson Reuters

Job Description

Major Responsibilities Accountabilities:

  • Researching, writing, commissioning and delivering well-written, up-to-date content for online publication that reflects current market legal practice and is of the quality and scope that meets the business objectives and needs of customers.
  • Keeping up-to-date with all relevant law, practice and market developments so that all content for which you are responsible reflects and takes account of current practice and up-to-date law and market trends.
  • Maintaining all content for which you are responsible to ensure is up-to-date and continues to be of the quality and scope that meets business objectives and needs of customers.
  • Responding to questions from customers about Chinese law and content published for Practical Law China.
  • Developing relationships with third parties with a view to obtaining contributions of content or improving content through third party insights into law or practice.
  • Attending training events, conferences and talks and otherwise networking with customers and potential customers and with industry leaders who may influence the practice of Chinese law.
  • Helping with the development of Practical Law China and, more generally with the development of Practical Law Practice Areas.
  • Supporting marketing and sales and all other parts of the business to help formulate and business objectives.
  • Supporting and mentoring colleagues in relation to writing and maintaining content and answering questions from customers, including through subediting and peer review.

Mandatory Skills and Experience:

  • Significant and substantial post qualification experience in Chinese law, preferably in the areas of anti-bribery and anti-corruption, commercial, corporate, dispute resolution or employment.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Experience in producing well-written practical legal content efficiently of a nature that will be relevant for publication and/or teaching.
  • Experience in using technology to create and disseminate online content.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experienced at working to deadlines and able to prioritise and manage own workload.
  • Experienced in assimilating and applying new complex information.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Excellent knowledge of online research databases.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

Previous experience working in a Legal/Publishing environment, using technology to create and disseminate online content.

Education/Certification Required:

PRC bar qualification

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