Research Specialist (business research)

  • Job Reference: 00001050-1
  • Date Posted: 30 June 2021
  • Recruiter: CB Resourcing Ltd
  • Location: London
  • Remote Working: Temporarily remote due to COVID-19
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive package
  • Sector: Commercial, Legal, Knowledge and Information Management
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Our client is a prestigious global law firm seeking a Research Specialist to join their London team. The Research Specialist position provides non-legal research services for the firm’s fee earners.

Responsibilities include:

  • Works as part of the global Research Services team to perform non-legal research in a wide range of subject areas including corporate and financial transactions, intellectual property, and litigation in support of the firm's fee earners
  • Performs complex research assignments requiring the utilization of specialized databases, legal and business information sources, web-based sites and print resources.
  • Uses critical thinking to analyze each request and identify the best research resources for efficient and cost-effective resolution.
  • Presents research results in a clear and logical manner, including analysis of the results and suggestions for further research.
  • Maintains expertise using tools such as Westlaw, Lexis Library and PracticalLaw, as well as specialized tools such as Bloomberg, CapitalIQ, Filings Expert, Newsdesk, ETC
  • Requires ability to work under tight deadlines and manage multiple projects.
  • Participates in the regular review and evaluation of new and existing electronic information resources with the goal of improved service and research efficiencies.