Junior Researcher

  • Job Reference: 00001318-1
  • Date Posted: 6 January 2022
  • Recruiter: CB Resourcing Ltd
  • Location: London
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: Upon Application
  • Sector: Legal, Knowledge and Information Management
  • Job Type: Permanent, Full-time

Job Description

Junior or Graduate Researcher - Law 

An international law firm that is headquartered in London and has interests spanning a number of different sectors has an opportunity for a Junior or Graduate Researcher to join their Research and Information team. The primary purpose of the of the position is to grow into a role where the successful candidate will support a range of stakeholders by providing a first class information and research service across the firm. It represents an excellent opportunity for a newly qualified Library or Information graduate to take their first steps in a legal information function setting.

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

  • Supporting more experienced members of the team in servicing research requests
  • Gaining the skills, experience and confidence to manage more complex research and information requests
  • Supporting on departmental projects covering information services, research and knowledge management
  • Assisting in administration of the function to include filing, loose leaf and journal management, procurement and invoicing
  • Assisting in the delivery of a current awareness service
  • Participating in the training of new starters and experienced professionals in the firm

To be suitable for this role candidates will need to offer the following:

  • Hold or be in the process of obtaining a Library or Information qualification such as MLIS
  • The ability to demonstrate why a career as an information professional a legal or similar setting is the right career choice for you
  • Strong communication, engagement and stakeholder management skills. 
  • The ability to manage conflicting priorities and stakeholder needs
  • A demonstrable track record of showing initiative, solving problems and adding value
  • An ability to learn new skills quickly and evangelises a knowledge sharing culture