Legal and Business Research Analyst – 3 month FTC
Our client a respected law firm with global offices require a Legal and Business Research Analyst to join them on a three month fixed term contract.
This will be based remotely due to Covid19 however office locations are:
Birmingham /Glasgow/ Leeds/ Edinburgh
In order to be suitable our client requires the following experiences.
- Legal Research experience gained in a professional services or financial services / consulting / investment environment
- Excellent knowledge of available research applications and their relevance to the operations of the firm
- Experience of designing and delivering training on online information products and research services
- Familiarity with standard analytical models, research techniques and report writing
Duties will include:
- Undertaking legal research projects and tasks, negotiating project scope, required inputs and outputs and liaising with internal and, where necessary, external parties and seeing those projects through to completion
- Contributing to horizon watching initiatives in the firm, identifying potential issues and liaising with internal clients to establish their impact, tracking progress of those developments and highlighting milestones as appropriate
- Proactively identifying legal research opportunities that can help inform legal research support, spot potential opportunities and deliver operational efficiencies.
- Delivering high quality, accurate, timely and cost effective business intelligence and research to the firm, including regular intelligence on competitor activity as directed by the Research Manager and internal clients
- Proactively identifying and delivering legal and on occasion business research and insight to inform and support our lawyers
- Carrying out in-depth analysis on clients and producing reports which help inform decision making across the business, supporting Business Development and ultimately helping our firm to win more work
- Using the firm's systems for recording research enquiries and associated reporting metrics, including recording chargeable time for research that relates to client matters