- Full time
- @Proficient Recruitment Services posted 2 months ago
- Posted : 4 January 2024 -Accepting applications
Career Level Qualified / Experienced
Experience 2 Years
What we do Law & Legal Services
Qualifications Bachelors Degree
Our client is a reputable law firm based in Durban. With a strong commitment to delivering exceptional legal services, they have established a solid reputation in the industry.
As a leader in their field, our client is dedicated to providing expert advice and representation to their clients, ensuring the highest standards of professionalism and integrity.
Our client, a leading law firm in Durban, is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Law Librarian to join their dynamic team. As a Law Librarian, you will play a crucial role in supporting the firm’s legal practitioners with research, information management, and access to legal resources.
This position offers an excellent opportunity for a detail-oriented professional with a passion for law and a strong background in library management.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Organize, catalog, and maintain the law firm’s extensive collection of legal resources, including books, journals, databases, and electronic materials.
- Develop and implement efficient library systems and workflows to ensure easy access to legal resources.
- Assist legal professionals and staff in locating and retrieving relevant legal materials.
- Conduct research to identify and acquire new legal resources that are relevant to the firm’s areas of practice.
- Stay updated on current legal publications, trends, and advancements in legal research methodologies.
- Collaborate with lawyers and legal staff to provide research support and assistance with legal inquiries.
- Train and educate legal professionals and staff on utilizing the firm’s library resources effectively.
- Manage the firm’s online legal databases and subscriptions, ensuring timely renewals and access for authorized personnel.
- Stay informed about copyright regulations and licensing agreements related to the use of legal resources.
- Maintain the physical organization of the library space, ensuring a welcoming and efficient environment for users.
Qualifications and Experience:
- Minimum 2-3 years of experience as a Law Librarian in a law firm setting.
- Strong knowledge of legal research methodologies and resources.
- Familiarity with legal databases and electronic research tools.
- Proficiency in using library management systems and cataloging software.
- Excellent organizational and time management skills.
- Attention to detail and accuracy in maintaining library records and resources.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.
- A bachelor’s degree in library science or a related field is preferred.
Please note: This is a specialized position at a law firm, and only candidates with the required qualifications and experience should apply.
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