Legal Analyst, South Africa

South Africa, South Africa, South Africa
Last update 2024-07-20
Expires 2024-08-20
ID #2196680900
Legal Analyst, South Africa
South Africa, South Africa, South Africa,
Modified June 18, 2024


About the Role This position exists to review and analyze legislation, case law, court rules and other materials necessary for the production of Lexis Nexis primary law content and publications in all media, and to perform customer and marketing-related activities in accordance with business objectives. Responsibilities Analyze impact of new legislation/rules on existing statutory/rule content and effectively communicate all primary law changes and additions, including contingencies, postponed treatments, unusual provisions and multiple amendments.

Track and monitor legislation and demonstrate an advanced understanding of the legislative process in assigned jurisdiction(s).

Review and ensure proper editorial workup of new legislation; resolve outstanding issues and review section notes written by editors.

Acquire a firm understanding of editorial processes, jurisdictional style guidelines and utilize best practices.

Address internal and external customer concerns and questions regarding primary law content and effectively communicate legal and editorial knowledge to internal and external customers.

Conduct and/or participate in content/product quality review and audit.

Assist with customer feedback follow-up as needed and/or requested.

Meet or exceed production standards by setting priorities and adhering to critical deadlines and production schedules.

Regularly communicate product details/timelines, etc., to editorial coordinator, management and other departments as directed.

Regularly participate in professional development and training.

Requirements: Bachelor of Laws (LLB) or equivalent legal degree, and Attorney admission.

One to two years of editorial experience preferred but not required.

Excellent command of English language with strong analytical, legal research, and writing skills.

Excellent interpersonal skills, including written and oral communication, a positive attitude, and professional demeanor employed in routine contact with geographically diverse colleagues and customers.

Strong organizational skills with ability to adapt to changing business demands.

Self-motivated and demonstrates initiative.

Ability to prioritize and multitask to meet critical deadlines.

Ability to quickly learn, retain, and become proficient in new software packages and technical skills including MS Office suite and XML mark-up language.

Work in a way that works for you.

We promote a healthy work/life balance across the organization, with various flexible and remote working options available to employees.

Working with Us Lexis Nexis Legal & Professional is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer.

We are committed to equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

Together, we are building a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Working for you We believe in a healthy work/life balance.

We know that your well-being and happiness are key to a long and successful career.

These are some of the benefits we are delighted to offer: - Comprehensive, multi-carrier health plan benefits - Disability insurance - Dependent care and commuter spending accounts - Life and accident insurance - Retirement benefits (salary investment plan/employer stock purchase plan) - Modern family benefits, including adoption and surrogacy.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Legal analyst

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