RELX Group Copy Editor, UK in London, United Kingdom

Copy Editor, UK

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Location: London, United Kingdom

Law360, a LexisNexis company, is an online newswire for business lawyers that covers major litigation, transactions and regulatory issues. Founded in 2004 and acquired by LexisNexis in 2012, Law360 is a cutting-edge organization and one of the fastest-growing subscription news services in the U.S. Our subscribers include the largest law firms in the U.S., in-house counsel at major corporations, and government agencies.

We are currently expanding and seeking talented editors to join our London newsroom.

On a typical day editors will edit and approve around 10 news articles and features, focused on the UK financial services industry. The UK editor will also be responsible for commissioning and editing expert analysis pieces on UK and EU financial regulation from leading UK law firms and agencies.

Additional responsibilities include writing headlines and reshaping ledes; line editing, copy editing and basic fact checking; and examining newsletters prior to publication. The hours for this position are 11-7 (GMT).

Required experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in English, professional writing, journalism, communications or related field.

  • Exceptional skills in grammar, spelling, punctuation, syntax and vocabulary.

  • Working knowledge of AP style.

  • Extreme attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.

Law360 offers extensive training on legal topics. Business or legal reporting or editing experience is not required.

Please note: Qualified candidates will be asked to complete an edit test.

Law360’s offices are located in New York City; Washington DC; Los Angeles; and London.

Portfolio Media, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.