We are recruiting a Legal Editorial Manager!

Apply for this role here. Applications will be accepted until 9am 20 November 2023.

Who are we?

  • The Chancery Lane Project (TCLP) is the largest network of lawyers and business leaders using commercial contracts to deliver rapid decarbonisation globally.
  • Read more about TCLP and our plans in our summary strategy.

Employment arrangements 

  • Start date: ASAP.
  • Salary: £50,000 – 55,000 gross p.a.
  • This is a full time permanent role.
  • Hours: Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm.
  • Remote working.
  • Candidates must be UK-based (you will be asked to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK if you are invited to interview).
  • Reporting to: Programme Manager.

Purpose of the role

This role will play a central role in how The Chancery Lane Project delivers its impact/ implements its strategy. You will identify, develop and maintain a wide range of high quality legal content that practically and effectively delivers widespread decarbonisation of high emitting sectors in the global economy through contracts.

About the role 

In this role, you will:

  • be responsible for developing, maintaining, adapting and publishing TCLP’s legal content, ensuring it responds to changing circumstances (including legislative change, changes in market conditions, and emerging trends in transactional and business practice);
  • ensure that TCLP legal content is high calibre, technically accurate, commercially pragmatic and user-centred;  
  • work across our global network to collaboratively co-create, maintain and adapt TCLP’s legal content; 
  • take a strategic approach to developing, maintaining and adapting our legal content – prioritising climate contracting principles that deliver the greatest impact; and
  • be responsible for legal content publishing processes to ensure they are efficient, agile and user led.

Key activities and responsibilities

  • Strategic thinking and legal content strategy development.
  • Implementation and delivery of legal content strategy.
  • Legal content and publishing.
  • Leadership, project management and prioritisation.

Person specification 

  • Overall:
  • At least five years’ post-qualification experience as a solicitor, in-house counsel or barrister.
  • Extensive experience of writing, negotiating and giving legal advice on contracts in a range of transactional settings.
  • Strong networking, stakeholder relationship development and building skills. 
  • Commercial pragmatism and business acumen.
  • Knowledge and experience of the legal profession and legal market in general.
  • Strategic thinking and legal content strategy development.
  • Implementation and delivery of legal content strategy.
  • Legal content and publishing.
  • Leadership, project management and prioritisation.

See the full job description here