Legal Editor

Thomson Reuters

4.2

Toronto, Canada

Why you should apply for a job to Thomson Reuters:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2020

  • 4.2/5 in overall job satisfaction

  • 4.6/5 in supportive management

  • 83% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 88% would recommend this company to other women

  • 91% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Thomson Reuters offers flexibility

  • Thomson Reuters offers parental leave

  • Thomson Reuters offers tuition reimbursement

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    Position summary

    The Legal Editor position is primarily responsible for analyzing legal information in Westlaw and working with Product Management to determine how to better leverage that information for legal researchers. About the Role In this opportunity as Legal Editor, you will: Identifying relationships among legal information sets Making fine-grain, qualitative judgments of legal content Collaborating with team members and internal stakeholders to better leverage key legal research information Conducting significant core legal research to identify critical legal authority on specific issues Monitoring performance of new products and enhancements through testing and grading evaluations About You You’re a fit for the role of Legal Editor if your background includes: JD required Admission to a provincial bar preferred 1–3 years of legal experience preferred Strong legal research skills with experience using Westlaw and other legal research tools Ability to interpret, analyze, organize, and express complex legal material quickly and accurately Ability to effectively handle and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously in a quickly changing environment Ability to work independently, consistently meet deadlines, and achieve individual objectives within larger team projects Strong oral and written communication skills Strong computer skills including applications such as Adobe and the Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel and Outlook What’s in it For You? You will join our inclusive culture of world-class talent, where we are committed to your personal and professional growth through: Hybrid Work Model: Currently the majority of our employees are working within a hybrid environment consisting of in-office and remote work, and following local COVID-19 bylaws and guidelines. Culture: Globally recognized and award-winning reputation for equality, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, work-life balance, and more Wellbeing: Comprehensive benefit plans; flexible and supportive benefits for work-life balance: company-wide Mental Health Day Off; Headspace app subscription; retirement, savings, tuition reimbursement, and employee incentive programs; resources for mental, physical, and financial wellbeing Learning & Development: LinkedIn Learning access; internal Talent Marketplace with opportunities to work on projects cross-company; Ten Thousand Coffees Thomson Reuters café networking Social Impact: Eight employee-driven Business Resource Groups; two paid volunteer days annually; Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives for local and global impact Purpose Driven Work: We have a superpower that we’ve never talked about with as much pride as we should – we are one of the only companies on the planet that helps its customers pursue justice, truth and transparency. Together, with the professionals and institutions we serve, we help uphold the rule of law, turn the wheels of commerce, catch bad actors, report the facts, and provide trusted, unbiased information to people all over the world. #LI-BS1 Do you want to be part of a team helping re-invent the way knowledge professionals work? How about a team that works every day to create a more transparent, just and inclusive future? At Thomson Reuters, we’ve been doing just that for almost 160 years. Our industry-leading products and services include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting and compliance professionals combined with the world’s most global news services – Reuters. We help these professionals do their jobs better, creating more time for them to focus on the things that matter most: advising, advocating, negotiating, governing and informing. We are powered by the talents of 25,000 employees across more than 75 countries, where everyone has a chance to contribute and grow professionally in flexible work environments that celebrate diversity and inclusion. At a time when objectivity, accuracy, fairness and transparency are under attack, we consider it our duty to pursue them. Sound exciting? Join us and help shape the industries that move society forward. Accessibility As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under applicable law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace. We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Protect yourself from fraudulent job postings click here to know more. More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on https://thomsonreuters.com. Thomson Reuters provides professionals with the intelligence, technology and human expertise they need to find trusted answers. We enable professionals in the legal, tax and accounting, and media markets to make the decisions that matter most, all powered by the world's most trusted news organization.

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    About the company

    Industry: Media: Diversified

    Thomson Reuters is a leading provider of business information services.  Our products include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting and compliance professionals combined with the world’s most global news service – Reuters. 

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    Why you should apply for a job to Thomson Reuters:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2020

  • 4.2/5 in overall job satisfaction

  • 4.6/5 in supportive management

  • 83% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 88% would recommend this company to other women

  • 91% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Thomson Reuters offers flexibility

  • Thomson Reuters offers parental leave

  • Thomson Reuters offers tuition reimbursement