Our client is a well known international law publisher. Their Malaysian based office is located in Petaling Jaya.

They are looking for Legal Professionals with at least one year of experience to join as Legal Editors.

Send your latest CV and application to andrew@elawyer.com.my
Legal Editor (min 1 year experience)
In House
Full Time/Permanent
Selangor, MALAYSIA
1 - 3 Year(s)
Professional Qualification
The Legal Editor is responsible for assuring the integrity, utility and currency of the editorial content of publications assigned to the position.

This must be done in the context of strict adherence to the publishing schedule and compliance with standards, including editorial benchmarks and quality assurance measures. Close interaction with support staff and operations personnel (where relevant) is required to carry out the role effectively.

The Editor is also responsible for assisting the team to meet the team's portfolio responsibilities.

Additional primary responsibilities of the role include author and/or supplier management, control and development of content in line with customer needs, keeping aware of and ahead of competitor publications, conducting an annual product review to assess the performance of the assigned products, building knowledge of the market and assisting subscribers with queries as required.


Editorial - Edit manuscript for content and organisation to ensure accuracy, currency, relevance, conformance, accessibility and timeliness. Write material as required. Perform original research as required. Ensure that developments in the law are monitored. Assist other team members as required.

Project Management - Adhere to the publishing schedule for all formats; implement agreed plans for product enhancements. Work within set commercial parameters.

Relationship Management - Manage authors and/or suppliers, including contract negotiations, ongoing author support, ensuring on-time delivery of manuscript/content and following up on quality issues.

Product Development - Work with team, colleagues and customers to develop and implement ongoing product development. Participate in the annual cycle of product reviews.

Process Improvement - Work with team, colleagues and customers to develop and implement continuous process improvements to achieve best practice.

Communication - Build effective relationships with colleagues, customers (internal and external) and management to ensure efficient execution of day-to-day operations and strategic plans.
The ideal candidates will be those who have completed their pupilage with no intention to practice law with law firm or legal practitioners with 1 - 2 PQE.

A good command of English is essential for this position.

Interested candidate please send your CV to andrew@elawyer.com.my

This position is only open to Malaysian citizens.

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