Knowledge and Research Assistant

Knowledge and Research Assistant

Knowledge and Research Assistant



Employment Type



$150000 - $160000

Job Description:


·Assists with the development of standard forms, clauses, checklists, timelines/calendars and other standardized know-how for the US M&A and Capital Markets teams.

·Maintains and develops content for SharePoint collaboration sites, which the US practice groups use as their primary platform for internal know-how and information sharing.

·Assists with the identification and collection of knowledge content to be placed on the firm’s knowledge system and publishes such content to the knowledge system following appropriate guidelines and policies.

·Assists with the sharing of knowledge, including conducting searches for information in the Firm’s knowledge system.

·Assists with research requests, including locating SEC filings, company information, and other research materials from internal and external resources.  

·Acts as a point for contact for access issues to internal and external online resources and escalating issues as appropriate.

·Assists with developing best practices for working with the firm’s global practice resources teams.

·Assists with initiatives to increase the identification, capture and re-use of forms and precedents.

Legal Tech

·Utilizes legal technologies such as Litera Desktop, iManage, and Microsoft 365 to assist in the development and maintenance of knowledge materials.

Job Requirements:

Key requirements (Communication/skills/experience)

* Good academic qualifications

* Experience as a corporate/securities knowledge professional, paralegal, or law librarian; JD a plus

* Legal or information management experience

* Highly IT literate

* Confident and mature individual

* Good communication skills

* Team player capable of building good working relationships

* Self-motivated with ability to use initiative - strong organizational and administrative skills