Legal Reporting Associate at Reuters

Do you have an interest in legal matters? Do you want to help the world’s biggest news organization ensure that its customers and readers can read the legal news that matters to them? Then you might be the right person to join a new team of specialists being created to research and to cover a wide range of U.S. legal news for publication on Thomson Reuters’ flagship legal platform, Westlaw.

This is an exciting opportunity for an early-career journalist or researcher with a passion for the business of law and litigation and a desire to be part of a high-profile enterprise of strategic importance to the company.

As legal reporting associate you will have key responsibilities as :
• Curate and package stories written by Reuters’ global team of reporters for publication on the Westlaw online platform, pairing text with photos and graphics
• Search U.S. court databases, such as Pacer and Westlaw, to unearth recent developments on legal cases
• Participate in other research projects for the U.S.-based team as needed

You’re a fit for this role if you have below:
• Are eager to delve into the world of lawyers, legal experts and special interest groups and have a hunger to expand your knowledge of the industry
• Have strong communication skills, both written and spoken
• Are passionate about the kind of exacting, detailed work necessary to ensure that Reuters news reaches the world
• Have experience (min. 2 years) with legal research tools or a willingness to learn (extensive training will be provided)
• Flexible to work in shifts as you will work closely with reporters in US & EMEA region

The position will be based in Reuters’ Bangalore news bureau, home to around 300 journalists with a remit to cover almost every part of the globe. It is at the center of covering real-time news on companies, markets and economics and is the global publishing hub for Reuters – where we curate news stories, pictures, graphics and video for readers.