Legal Information Officer (recent Library/Information graduate)

2018-05-10 12:35:561970-01-01Glen Recruitment
Job Type Permanent Full Time
Location London
Area London, UK London
Sector Research and AnalysisInformation Management
Salary to £ 26,000 p.a. + excellent benefits inc. discretionary bonus
Start Date
Job Ref R9265
Our client, an international law firm, requires a new team member to join their Library & Information Services team to assist with the provision of an excellent information service to the firm and its clients. 

This is a very varied role - approximately 50% of time will be spent on research with a mix of around 50/50 legal/business.   The team use a variety of legal and business sources will provide training on the use of those databases.

The ideal candidate is a graduate having completed or nearly completed their qualification in information.  Some experience of working in a commercial environment would be useful but most important is that the new post holder is bright and quick to learn, enthusiastic with a can-do attitude. 

Responsibilities Include:
  • Providing client and sector current awareness   
  • Undertaking research, utilising a wide range of online and hard copy resources
  • Staffing the library enquiry desk
  • Assisting with trainee and other new staff induction programmes
  • Providing training on research skills and online resources
  • Helping to keep the library catalogue up-to-date
  • Working on projects to further development the service, as required
Candidate Requirements:
  • Degree level, having achieved or working towards information qualification
  • Experience of a commercial environment (desirable)
  • Experience of legal and business research (desirable)
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Confidence to deal competently with PSLs and partners
  • The potential to deliver training in the use of online databases
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