Information Officer

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    Jayne Winch

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    7 months ago

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    Jayne Winch

A leading global law firm has a new vacancy for an Information Officer to work within one of their embedded teams. Working as part of the Library and Information Services team the successful candidate will provide a comprehensive and professional legal information service to fee earners across the firm.

Specific duties include:

• Carrying out legal and business research and analysis
• Assisting with reports for the purpose of business development
• Supporting fee earners and other colleagues in the use of online and hard copy sources
• Delivering training sessions
• Sharing ideas and implementing changes
• Working closely with KM colleagues and collaborating with other teams to deliver a coherent and seamless information service
• Providing a current awareness service
• Editing and maintaining intranet content
• Assisting with cataloguing, acquisitions and other collection management duties

In order to be considered for this role candidates should have:

• An Information/Library qualification (a law-related qualification would also be beneficial but not essential)
• Knowledge of legal information sources such as Lexis, Westlaw etc
• Work experience from a law firm or professional services environment
• An interest in the legal information community evidenced by membership of relevant groups such as BIALL, CILIP , SLA etc
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills and possess confidence to liaise with colleagues at all levels across the firm and to deliver training