Editor

Job

  • Farringdon  
    London, United Kingdom
    perm  
  • Company
    RELX Group  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
    Wage
    Undisclosed
  • Closing date
    26 March 2023  
    Posted on
    24 January 2023  

Law360, a LexisNexis company, is an online newswire for business lawyers that covers major litigation, transactions, and regulatory issues. Founded in 2004 and acquired by LexisNexis in 2012, Law360 is a cutting-edge organization and one of the fastest-growing subscription news services in the U.S. Our subscribers include the largest law firms in the U.S. and around the world, in-house counsel at major corporations, and key decision-makers in the government sector.

What we are looking for:

We are seeking an editor to join our editorial team in our London bureau. Editors at Law360 edit news stories and features as well as write headlines, perform line editing and basic fact checking. They also work with reporters to develop writing skills, and review newsletters in the evenings prior to publication. 

Shift assignments are dependent upon department needs.

Required:

  • Five years of full-time copy editing experience at a news organization

  • Exceptional understanding of grammar, spelling, punctuation, syntax and vocabulary

  • Working knowledge of AP style

  • Extreme attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines

  • Business or legal reporting experience is not required, however professional reporting experience and strong writing and analytical skills are required

Qualified candidates will be asked to complete writing and reporting tests electronically.

LexisNexis, a division of RELX Group, is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact us.