- Edit judgments by focusing on content structure, grammar and spelling, and ensuring conformity with house style.
- Check formatted proofs and finding aids.
- Liaise with court personnel (e.g., Justices’ Law Clerks and private secretaries to the Supreme Court judges) on editorial queries/issues.
- Ensure timely publication of judgments on LawNet and/or in bound volumes.
- Ensure quality of the work is first-rate.
- Maintain warm, professional relationships with external and internal (intra-departmental) stakeholders.
- Administrative duties, e.g. update case list, check case name and running head, etc.
- Excellent command of the English language, both spoken and written.
- Preferably a degree in law, but a good English Language/English Literature degree from a reputable university will also be considered.
- Prior academic editing/publishing experience is preferred.
- Meticulous and organised with an eagle eye for detail.
- Able to multi-task and cope with several projects concurrently.
- Excellent time management skills and able to work under pressure.
- Good interpersonal skills, flexible and adaptable to change.
- Self-motivated with ability to learn on the job and work independently.