The UK-based publisher, Legalease, is seeking new staff to research and write for The Legal 500 Series, the market-leading directory with a long and established track record for providing impartial analysis of the world's leading commercial law firms.

Our expanding research team has vacancies for bright, hardworking and tenacious individuals that are comfortable working either autonomously or as part of a team. Applicants must have an excellent command of spoken and written English, be able to manage time effectively and work to deadlines.

While knowledge of the legal sector is useful, it is not required - we run monthly training for our staff; more valuable is good common sense and a willingness to learn. Foreign languages are a useful secondary skill, but not essential. CANDIDATES MUST BE UK-BASED AND ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE UK. CANDIDATES WITH WEAK ENGLISH-LANGUAGE SKILLS NEED NOT APPLY (as this is a fundamental requirement of the role).

This is an exciting time for the company as it expands its products to deliver more content, cover more markets and engage in new ways with its target audience.

For an insight into the content of our products, please visit www.legal500.com

This is an excellent opportunity to develop your research, writing and interviewing skills in a challenging and vibrant sector, with opportunities for UK and foreign travel. New starters will be part of a successful, ambitious and growing organisation, where hard work is rewarded and good opportunities for career progression exist. Training will be provided.

Key responsibilities:

To gather, collate and analyse information regarding law firms' recent work, including feedback from clients

To interview lawyers about their legal practice

To write concise, insightful and analytical content on the leading law firms in assigned practice areas

How to apply:

Please address your CV and covering letter to Mike Nash, explaining why you should be considered for the role - please send the CV and letter to job@legal500.com.

This is a full-time, office-based role in the heart of Fleet Street, London, so applicants must be eligible to work in the UK. Salary starts from £23,000 per annum. Only successful applicants will be contacted and invited for an interview.

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