Senior Legal Attorney Editor, Finance Cross-Border *REMOTE*

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Description & ResponsibilitiesPractical Law is looking for an experienced finance attorney with a focus on cross-border financing transactions to join our Finance Service. This role can be located out of a home office anywhere in the United States if the candidate does not live near a Thomson Reuters office. Candidates outside the United States may be considered as well. The Editor will:Develop, write and edit Practical Law Global know-how and current awareness resources (including practice guidance notes, standard documents, checklists and legal updates) for practicing attorney-subscribers primarily in the area of financing cross-border transactions and, optimally, also in the following topic areas:General bank lending.Financial services laws and regulations.Acquisition finance.Project finance.Asset-based lending.Taking collateral and guaranties.Cross-border legal considerations.Help set the strategic direction and drive the content plan for Practical Law Global resources to meet the practice needs of lawyers working on international/cross-border financing transactions.Audit existing content offerings to ensure consistency and strategic content development in support of business goals.Collaborate with other Practical Law Finance editors (in the US, UK, Canada, and Australia), editors from Practical Law's Global/Cross-border Team, Practical Law's Law Department Team and other Practical Law services on Global content planning and priorities, resource production and peer review.Establish and maintain relationships with external law firm contributors across the world.Develop relationships with lawyers in private practice and in-house counsel and industry groups to ensure that the content is topical and meets their needs.Organize and conduct webinars on cross-border transactions and other Global topics.QualificationsCandidates should have at least the following skills and experience:At least eight (8) years' experience working as a finance lawyer at a law firm and/or as in-house counsel with in-depth international/cross-border transactional work experience.Significant and broad expertise and practice experience in a variety of international financing matters, with a focus on bank financing and, optimally, also covering:General bank lending.Financial services laws and regulations.Acquisition finance.Project finance.Asset-based lending.Taking collateral and guaranties.Cross-border legal considerations.A good understanding of the needs and priorities of both law firm attorneys and in-house counsel.Licensed to practice law in one or more of the following jurisdictions is preferred: CA, DC, IL, MA, MN, NY, DEL.Enthusiasm and ambition, with a desire to improve the efficiency of legal services.A passion for writing and strong editing skills, including:very close attention to detail;excellent command of grammar, punctuation and plain English;strong technical drafting skills; andthe ability to write about complex legal issues clearly and simply.Self-motivated with excellent management and organizational skills to effectively track productivity and ensure product development milestones are met.Ability to constantly collaborate with and support team members.Ability to network effectively with lawyers from multiple international jurisdictions at conferences and in other settings, and to solicit contributions and expertise from them.Candidates selected for a second interview will be required to undertake writing and editing samples.Do you want to be part of a team helping re-invent the way knowledge professionals work? How about a team that works every day to create a more transparent, just and inclusive future? At Thomson Reuters, we've been doing just that for almost 160 years. Our industry-leading products and services include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting and compliance professionals combined with the world's most global news services - Reuters. We help these professionals do their jobs better, creating more time for them to focus on the things that matter most: advising, advocating, negotiating, governing and informing.We are powered by the talents of 25,000 employees across more than 75 countries, where everyone has a chance to contribute and grow professionally in flexible work environments that celebrate diversity and inclusion. At a time when objectivity, accuracy, fairness and transparency are under attack, we consider it our duty to pursue them. Sound exciting? Join us and help shape the industries that move society forward.AccessibilityAs a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under applicable law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law.More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on thomsonreuters.com.