**Please note the deadline for applications for this role has now passed**
1 Crown Office Row produces the Quarterly Medical Law Review (QMLR), which provides updates and analysis of the latest developments in medical law. Each quarterly edition is distributed by email to circa 1,700 clients – all operating in the field of medical law – and hard copies of the QMLR are printed and distributed at seminars and flagship events. In addition, over 6,000 people read the QMLR online. Our archive can be found here.
QMLR is seeking a part-time Research and Editorial Assistant to work with the Editor-in-Chief, currently Rajkiran Barhey.
We are looking for a person to:
1. Research and compile a list of all recent judgments at High Court level and above in the areas of clinical negligence, inquests, regulatory and general healthcare. From that list, the Editorial Team of QMLR will take a view as to which cases should be covered in the next edition.
2. Compile a first draft of each issue of QMLR, using the articles written by Members of 1COR and the template issue provided by the Editor-in-Chief.
3. Carry out an initial proof-read of the draft issue and ensure compliance with QMLR style guide.
Training and guidance will be given by the Editor-in-Chief.
This position will suit a person with some legal qualification, the ability to conduct research and capable of working with limited supervision. Minimum requirements are:
1. An academic qualification in law, this could be an LLB (or equivalent) or a Graduate Diploma in Law.
2. Experience and proficiency in using legal research databases, including BAILII and Westlaw. 1COR will provide subscriptions to any databases needed.
3. An interest in medical law.
4. Strong written communication skills, particularly editing and proof-reading.
5. Excellent IT skills, particularly good knowledge and experience of using Microsoft Word and Google Documents.
6. Attention to detail and ability to use their own initiative.
7. A willingness to commit to at least six months in the role.
Terms of Appointment
The appointment is for 3 hours per week, with an additional 1 day per quarter. The candidate is able to work from home and may be asked to visit Chambers as required.
Remuneration will be £25 per hour. Please send applications (your CV) to firstname.lastname@example.org by 28th April 2023.