RELX Group Legal Research Editor in Gurgaon, India

Legal Research Editor

Category: Editorial

Location: Gurgaon, Haryana, India


Legal Research Editor - Gurgaon

** Competitive package + attractive Benefits

Who are we?

LexisNexis® India is a market leader in legal, tax, business information and services solutions with an integrated print and online offering. We are delivering next-generation professional information solutions and technology to our broad client base – and we need a team of exceptional sales leaders and professionals to join us on the journey.

LexisNexis® India ( is a market leader in legal, tax, business information and services solutions with an integrated print and online offering. From advanced legal research solutions and specialty print publishing to news and business information dissemination, the company provides the experience, expertise and competencies that enable professionals to work efficiently, deliver enhanced value and realize breakthrough results. A leading global provider of content and technology solutions, LexisNexis enables professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic, test-prep and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes.

If you;

  • Have understanding of the legal/Tax framework and the structure of courts in the country

  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills

  • Love a challenge, having opportunities to learn, and being empowered to achieve

  • Are ready to grow and join a community of passionate, intelligent people across the globe

We’d love to talk … as Lexis Nexis is the place to for YOU …

Key responsibilities include;

  • a) Plagiarism Check: Via Copyscape and other web based tools.

  • (b) Ensure quality of content- Making necessary additions or alert the Editorial Team/ Commissioning Team for the same. Verify ‘points to remember’, ‘learning objectives’, or any other pattern followed by the Author. Check for completeness of the script.

  • (c)Check Case laws and Citations: Verify, Correct and Typeset every case law and citation. Raise alert in case error.

  • d) Writing style: Check whether- easy to understand, simple, concise, lucid, technical or complex. Keeping in mind an average reader

  • (e) Statutes Verification: Raise alerts for legislation check, case law citation, and outdated material

  • (f) Communication of Script Evaluation to the Commissioning team and the Editorial team via a timely Assessment Report which contains elaborate details about Plagiarism, Accuracy of Case Laws and Citations, content completeness, Recurring Mistakes in the Script, Legislation Check, etc.

  • a) Rephrasing difficult to understand portions of the script

  • (b) Reorganizing content to lend it an acceptable structure, preparing a detailed ToC (including H1 and H2 level headers).

  • (c) Update Script or Value adds- As per need

  • (d) Raising author queries for content clarity and resolving them

  • (e) Preparing the Preface & Blurb in the specified format

  • (f)Random CRC/edited manuscript check.

  • Preparing detailed content comparisons against pan-India syllabus topics and competing titles

  • Reporting identified topical gaps and features to enable improvement of manuscript/ existing editions. Gathering feedback on existing editions from well-qualified law faculty teaching the relevant subjects

  • Coordinating with the university/ college/ institute to publish book reviews in college newsletters/ journals

  • Identifying competition & reviewers; getting timely responses from authors & reviewers. This requires unrelenting follow up.

  • Have the tenacity to look for solutions on one’s own to any given problem – minor or major.

  • Multitasking – being able to manage multiple opportunities and tasks at any given time.

  • Adaptability – being able to gauge priorities and the required end results to complete and close a task. To learn quickly from past experiences.

  • Co-coordinating with different functions within LN.

To be successful, you’ll bring with you;

  • Understanding of India’s legal system, court structures, relevant corporate organizations, etc.

  • Knowledge about the study of Law.

  • Ability to write comprehensive reports and provide feedback which help in improving manuscripts.

Life at LexisNexis

As a new leader with us, you’ll be provided with thorough onboarding, and training on our products, and customers. There are also many opportunities to learn from a community of passionate, intelligent colleagues both within India and beyond.