EDITOR, LAW REPORTING
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EDITOR, LAW REPORTING

Organisation: Singapore Academy of Law
Job Description

Job Responsibilities:

  • 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.

 

Job Specifications:

  • 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.
How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit your resume, stating your current / expected salary and date of availability to [email protected]

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.