Research and Library Generalist - Law - Hong Kong

Information Officer / Assistant Librarian - Hong Kong, Asia

Ref: 460Thursday 6 July 2023

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Research and Library Generalist - Law - Hong Kong

One of the worlds biggest and most successful law firms has a requirement for an information professional to join their Hong Kong based Library and Research function. This is a broad role that covers legal research, the creation of current awareness bulletins and library management tasks such as collections management and working with suppliers. It would be well-suited to someone at the start of their career as an information professional and looking to gain experience in a complex and fast paced legal setting

In this role, the primary objectives and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Undertaking basic research services, delivering results and working with attorneys to ensure quality control.
  • Assisting with document retrieval services using preferred vendors
  • Supporting in the creation and delivery of customized alerts and monitoring services
  • Assisting with research & library operations including print collection management, processing vendor invoices and account management
  • Administration of research database passwords
  • Working with the e-Library portal ensuring consistent standards firmwide

Suitable candidates will require the following skills and experience:

  • Some previous experience or knowledge of print and electronic legal and non-legal research resources
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Demonstrable organisational skills, the ability to manage conflicting priorities and attentive to minor details
  • An ability to present data and information in an engaging format
  • Proficient in written and spoken English
  • A related degree would be extremely beneficial but is not a pre-requisite
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