Recruitment in london

RESEARCH MANAGER – LEGAL – LONDON

Added on 09/07/2024
Salary Excellent high negotiable salary

Full Description

To work for a leading global law firm and manage a large well-established team of research staff

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

Manage a high quality legal and business research enquiry service plus training on research tools and techniques to UK lawyers and globally.

Manage a current awareness service across legal information and regulatory change, competitor and business intelligence.
Manage the research team to include appraisals, identify training needs and encourage knowledge sharing within the team.
Develop and maintain relationships with lawyers and business services professionals at all levels
Contribute to departmental strategy and service development plus participate in decision-making around research resources

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

Relevant senior level experience of working in a law firm research environment.
Staff supervision / team management experience (or that potential).
In-depth knowledge of a range of international legal and business research databases and resources, their functionality and content.
Expert search experience; the ability to advise and mentor on research searching strategies.
Experience of providing current awareness and alerting services in a professional services environment.
Experience of library resources and library management systems (ideally SirsiDynix Workflows).

Recognised library or information education is desirable.
Forward thinking, with the ability to spot and encourage ideas to adapt services and stay close to the business needs of the firm.