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Senior Associate Editor, Real Estate

Company name

Practical Law Company Limited

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Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Annapolis, MD

Date Last Verified

Mar 16,2018

Posted on

Oct 09,2017
Practice Area
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Senior Associate Editor, Real Estate The candidate will conduct research, draft, edit, and publish content for online Real Estate Service. Will work with Senior State Content Editors to draft, edit, and update state-specific real estate resources, with an emphasis on content across multiple jurisdictions. The resources include practice notes, checklists, standard documents, standard clauses, legal updates, other state-specific legal content in accordance with company writing style. Carry out search trawls of numerous websites and other sources using the software application WebSite-Watcher for current developments and potential topics for legal updates and other state specific resources for the Real Estate Service. Edit state-specific real estate resources to conform to company's house style and plain English. Develop ideas for new state real estate content with an emphasis on multi-state resources, which are to be published on company. Liaise with external authors regarding original contributions and updates of company resources. Maintain and manage internal progress charts, databases, and folders. Provide additional research and editorial support to other Senior State Content Editors in other states. Provide additional editorial support for the Real Estate service as required.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a J.D. degree. Must have 5+ years of experience working as a real estate attorney in a law firm or as in-house counsel, and general expertise in real estate practice. Strong academic credentials are required. Extensive experience drafting and negotiating real estate-related documents is needed. A good understanding of the needs and priorities of law firm attorneys, in-house counsel, and the legal market in general, is essential. Knowledge and experience in the following areas is strongly preferred: commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, ownership, and sales of various types of commercial real estate; financing of commercial real estate, including permanent loans and construction loans; foreclosure and mechanic's liens; leasing of commercial real estate, including office buildings, retail, industrial, warehouse, mixed-use, and multi-family; and residential real estate transactions, including the acquisition, sale, leasing, and financing of single family, multi-family, co-ops, and condos.

Additional info

Req #: JREQ087396

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Practical Law Company Limited
747 Third Avenue 36th Floor
New York City, NY 10017

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