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Document Production Proof Reader - Night Shift (11 month FTC)

Position/Type:
Operations/Other
Level:
Other
Location:
London
Job Term:
Contract/Interim, Temporary
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
Posted:
03/05/2017
Recruiter:
Clifford Chance
Job Ref:
905157

Job Details

Days / Hours of work: Sunday - Thursday / 00.00 - 08.00 (weekly shift will start midnight on Sunday and will finish at 8am Friday morning)

Clifford Chance is the largest fully integrated global law firm. A vacancy has arisen for a Proof Reader within the Document Production Unit, supporting all Practice Areas and Global offices. The purpose of this role is to proof read documents marked-up by lawyers or amended by the Document Production Specialists in the Document Production Unit. The successful candidate will be responsible for proof reading documents to the specification requested by either a fee earner or a Document Production Specialist. They will also need to liaise closely with the Client Liaison Specialists (CLSs), and Managers to ensure the fee earner deadlines are met.

Key Responsibilities
Proof read documents including: amendments only, word-for-word copy type, format checking conversion into Clifford Chance house style, book reads, cross-referencing of clauses, and defined terms

Work seamlessly alongside other proof reading colleagues located offshore in India

Work with proof reading software 'Contract Companion' to ensure best added value results are returned to the fee earner

Have required PC skills to work with Microsoft Outlook (email), job logging software, and Adobe PDF to return proofing results to fee earner

Communicate regularly with CLSs (Front Desk) in relation to workload and assistance, taking into consideration any time constraints

Liaise with lawyers, secretaries, trainees, paralegals and DPU staff regarding documents and workload estimations, deadlines and including current and expected workloads. You will also ensure that "Best Practice" guidelines are followed at all times and will liaise with other teams to achieve common business objectives

Skills and Qualifications
Very good command of English, language and spelling, is essential

Strong communication skills are essential as you will be dealing with lawyers, partners, secretaries, trainees, paralegals and various support staff regularly

Demonstrate experience of using own initiative / judgement

Experience of working in a team

Experience of working to deadlines, prioritising a busy workload and working under pressure, especially when working alone or during the closing of deals

Solid proof reading experience

Degree in law helpful but not essential

Previous experience within a legal environment would be an advantage

Flexibility of working hours is required, dictated by workload

Closing Date:
22/05/2017

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