Editor of The Civil Court Practice

The Civil Court Practice (‘The Green Book’) is widely acknowledged as the indispensable court reference work for all civil practitioners and the judiciary. We are currently recruiting a successor to Peter Thompson QC and Louise di Mambro, who retired from their roles of General Editors.

Becoming General Editor is a rewarding and fulfilling experience, providing you with the opportunity to make a major contribution to this high-profile publication, whilst promoting the area of practice that you are passionate about and enhancing your recognition as a leading figure within the civil law community.

The General Editor is responsible for:

• Advising upon the content and development of the Practice.

• Allocating responsibility for material among the contributors.

• Liaising with the contributors in order to ensure the submission of all contributions in accordance with the agreed timetable.

• Reading and editing contributors’ material.

• Drafting an annual Introduction for publication in the Practice.

• Advising as to the suitability of potential future contributors to the Practice.

• Maintaining the standing and profile of the Practice. We are looking for the following skills and attributes in the successful applicant:

• A strong vision for the future direction of the Practice.

• A sound working knowledge of, and good standing within, the civil law community, preferably as a practitioner, judge, or academic.

• An active presence in the civil law community with a strong network of contacts.

Previous experience of writing for, and preferably editing, publications and familiarity with the editorial standards of practitioner publications.

• Strong organisational skills and the ability to meet deadlines.

• Excellent communication skills and an ability to cultivate positive working relationships with both LexisNexis staff and members of the external contributor team.

To apply, please forward a letter of interest by email to: matthias.mueller@lexisnexis.co.uk by 29th April 2022.

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