Knowledge Lawyer (Part-time)

Term: Permanent
Department: Knowledge Management

Locations: Jersey | Guernsey | London | Cayman Islands

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As a part time Knowledge Lawyer, you will be part of our global knowledge function, working closely with the Head of Knowledge and KM Partners. You will be responsible for championing and actively delivering all aspects of our knowledge strategy and working closely with legal teams and business services functions. 

You role will include providing training to support the development of our legal talent, promoting our business through print and digital news, briefings and thought leadership campaigns, ensuring our fee-earners have up to date legal tools and in-house resources to deliver client work efficiently, and assisting with the deployment of legal technology solutions for teams and clients.

Main responsibilities

  • Keep the practice area up to date with new legal and regulatory developments which impact their work
  • Provide an annual programme of training and development.
  • Gather knowledge from new joiners and leavers.
  • Undertake closed file reviews to gather know-how and future learning.
  • Act as an advisory point of contact for the jurisdiction/practice area
  • Draft and maintain precedents, guidance notes, checklists, practice notes and know-how.
  • Assist with the development and delivery of automation projects and KM client solutions, as required
  • Manage the practice area pages and collate knowledge collections
  • Provide support on tenders and pitches.
  • Create a pipeline of articles, news, and briefings to promote our services.
  • Develop and maintain digital legal content (blogs, podcasts, webinars etc.) to support our BD plans
  • Work with the Head of KM to define and agree knowledge priorities each year.
  • Champion KM activities and drive best practice KM activity in teams


At least 5 years+ PQE with Jersey, Guernsey, Cayman, BVI and/or UK/Commonwealth qualifications.


  • Experience as an offshore lawyer
  • Experienced or qualified in one or more offshore jurisdictions in which we operate
  • Excellent legal technical ability
  • Business development acumen and broad commercial awareness
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Experience of knowledge management desirable but not essential


To work with us you'll need to have:

  • Proven ability to manage and prioritise tasks, time and people to meet deadlines
  • Self-awareness and the ability to accept and to act upon feedback
  • Resilience
  • A client focused approach
  • Strong commercial awareness and sound judgment
  • Self-motivation and drive
  • A solution driven attitude to problems
  • The ability to instill confidence in partners, colleagues and clients
  • A positive and optimistic attitude
  • The desire and ability to work collaboratively with others
  • A passion for your work and the work of KM and its commercial benefits to the firm
  • An entrepreneurial and creative approach.

In this role you will be expected to:

  • Adhere to all policies, procedures and regulations including those around anti-money laundering and terrorist financing.
  • Commit to fulfilling your personal CPD requirements and to continually develop your skills and knowledge.
  • Act in keeping with our core behaviours.
  • Travel occasionally to other office locations
  • Work beyond normal hours from time to time to support the needs of fee-earners and clients
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