Information Officer - Law

  • Job Reference: 00001042-1
  • Date Posted: 24 June 2021
  • Recruiter: CB Resourcing Ltd
  • Location: London
  • Remote Working: Temporarily remote due to COVID-19
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive
  • Sector: Commercial, Legal, Knowledge and Information Management
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Information Officer - Law

An exciting opportunity for an Information Officer has become available within global law firm that has a UK office in Central London. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for providing legal research services for both UK and overseas fee earners and would be joining a sizable team of intellectually curious peers. 

The primary responsibilities and objectives of the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing a legal research service for both UK and overseas based fee earners
  • Offering support and training on digital knowledge and information based resources to promote a self-service culture
  • Identify potential training needs and deliver bite-sized learning interventions for both established members of staff and new joiners
  • Building awareness and engagement within the firm for the Knowledge and Information function
  • Cataloguing and collections
  • Creating materials for the intranet and maintaining the content of a SharePoint based intranet platform

To be suitable for this Information Officer role, candidates require the following skills and experience

  • Experience in a similar Information Officer, Assistant Librarian or Legal Librarian role
  • A Library Science (LIS) or related qualification
  • Knowledge of legal information resources such as Lexis Library, Practical Law, Westlaw and related
  • Very strong interpersonal, communication and stakeholder engagement skills
  • The ability to show initiative, to identify and solve problems and to manage small individual projects
  • Ideally, some experience in providing training