Posted by: Elmer Brabante | March 19, 2011

Posting for Legal Editors


Advertised: 11-03-11 | Closing Date: 10-05-11. 

REED ELSEVIER SHARED SERVICES (PHILIPPINES) INC.

 

LexisNexis® (www.lexisnexis.com) is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. LexisNexis originally pioneered online information with its Lexis® and Nexis® services.

A member of Reed Elsevier [NYSE: ENL; NYSE: RUK] (www.reedelsevier.com), LexisNexis serves customers in more than 100 countries with 15,000 employees worldwide.

LexisNexis has been working with supplier partners in the Philippines for more than 10 years. We are now building a captive offshore delivery center located at the UP-AyalaLand Technohub in Quezon City as well as continuing to build upon our supplier partnerships.

 

LEGAL EDITORS
(National Capital Reg)
Responsibilities:

The Legal Editor is expected to create summaries of U.S. case law opinions. The editor must be able to identify an opinion’s important rules of law and edit them for form and content. An editor must also identify an opinion’s key legal and procedural issues, facts, and holdings and condense them into a concise, accurate summary of the opinion. 
 
The Legal Editor is expected to read, review, and analyze U.S. case law and identify dispositional language, points of law, and precedential value.   Legal editors must be able to identify history connections between case law opinions and relevant dispositional holdings based on editorial guidelines. LexisNexis

Requirements:

  1. Law Graduate.
  2. Strong English reading and writing proficiency.
  3. Ability to recognize and understand idiomatic phrases and metaphors commonly used in U.S. case law opinions.
  4. Knowledge of the U.S. Legal System strongly preferred; if not present, ability to learn it quickly required.
  5. Knowledge of US areas of law (legal taxonomy) strongly preferred; if not present, ability to learn it quickly required.
  6. Effective reading comprehension skills and ability to quickly identify legal issues
  7. Demonstrated ability to recognize critical legal arguments and their relevancy to case law holdings.
  8. Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook.
  9. Basic experience working in Microsoft Excel, Word, and SharePoint.
  10. Ability to follow complex technical directions.
  11. Ability to work independently, yet ask questions when appropriate
  12. Works successfully in a team environment and actively participates in team meetings
  13. Ability to learn, adapt to, accept, and foster change to work processes.
  14. Open to fresh law graduates.
  15. Flexible with work schedules (morning shift, mid-shift and night shift)
  16. Willing to work in Quezon City
  17. Able to obtain US Visa.
You’re looking for a challenging position in the Philippines with growth potential in one of the world’s leading information solutions companies.  We’re looking for smart, driven people who will help us deliver superior solutions and a best-in-class customer experience. 
 
Seize the opportunity to grow with LexisNexis, put your passion to work.  
 
Apply today! 
 
 
 
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
 

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  1. I would like to signify my intention to file my application. Please tell me how to send my applications online. Thank you.

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