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Location: London
Salary: 40,000
Type: Permanent
Posted: 18/01/2024

Ever considered an alternative legal career as a law/court reporter?  If you have been called to the bar or are a solicitor and are looking for a change of pace then perhaps you would be intrigued by the opportunity to become a valued law reporter. Our client is a prestigious legal publisher with an international readership and requires a law reporter to attend a variety of hearings and record notes on potentially ground-breaking judgements, summaries and rulings. You will be required to take the initiative and confidently liaise with management on matters such as whether a case is worthy of publishing and allocation of time/resources. You will need to proof read, edit and format judgements into the in-house style. You will be in constant communication with judges and other court staff regarding approval for your law reports to be published.

Exceptional written and communication skills are obviously essential. Also required are strong organisation skills which in practice require you to manage your time efficiently, meet deadlines, administration and archiving old / non-reportable cases, working in tandem with other team members etc. Also a comprehensive understanding of legal judgements and the ability to communicate this concisely in writing. Only candidates who are a qualified solicitor or been called to the bar (pupillage not essential) will be considered. The position will allow considerable flexibility to fulfil your duties within the broad requirements of the role including court attendance where necessary. Salary c£40k with excellent pension arrangements.

McKinlay Law endeavour to contact all successful candidates within 24 hours. However, due to the volume of applications that we receive, we are not able to respond to every candidate individually. If you have not heard from us within 24 hours your application has been unsuccessful and we have not retained your details.

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Location: London
Salary: £40,000
Type: Permanent
Posted: 18/01/2024

Ever considered an alternative legal career as a law/court reporter?  If you have been called to the bar or are a solicitor and are looking for a change of pace then perhaps you would be intrigued by the opportunity to become a valued law reporter. Our client is a prestigious legal publisher with an international readership and requires a law reporter to attend a variety of hearings and record notes on potentially ground-breaking judgements, summaries and rulings. You will be required to take the initiative and confidently liaise with management on matters such as whether a case is worthy of publishing and allocation of time/resources. You will need to proof read, edit and format judgements into the in-house style. You will be in constant communication with judges and other court staff regarding approval for your law reports to be published.

Exceptional written and communication skills are obviously essential. Also required are strong organisation skills which in practice require you to manage your time efficiently, meet deadlines, administration and archiving old / non-reportable cases, working in tandem with other team members etc. Also a comprehensive understanding of legal judgements and the ability to communicate this concisely in writing. Only candidates who are a qualified solicitor or been called to the bar (pupillage not essential) will be considered. The position will allow considerable flexibility to fulfil your duties within the broad requirements of the role including court attendance where necessary. Salary c£40k with excellent pension arrangements.

McKinlay Law endeavour to contact all successful candidates within 24 hours. However, due to the volume of applications that we receive, we are not able to respond to every candidate individually. If you have not heard from us within 24 hours your application has been unsuccessful and we have not retained your details.

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