• Category:
    Business professional
  • Team:
    Knowledge Management
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Are you a detail-oriented researcher passionate about business intelligence? Whether you have a legal background or not, this is a fantastic opportunity to become an integral part of a team that values knowledge and information as the cornerstone of legal expertise.

We're looking for a Knowledge & Information Services Business Researcher to join our team at Burges Salmon, working on a hybrid basis from our Bristol office. In this role you will gather, organise, and deliver critical information on clients, prospects, and industry sectors, empowering our legal teams to excel. 

Please note we are recruiting for this role on a part-time basis (21 hours per week). 

What you'll be doing:

  • Conduct thorough research and analysis to produce up-to-date reports on clients, potential clients, and target sectors.
  • Generate competitive intelligence reports for benchmarking purposes.
  • Forge strong connections with legal and business development teams to enhance the utilization of business information services.
  • Proactively evaluate and recommend enhancements to our business research processes and end-user deliverables.
  • Collaborate with the Knowledge and Information Services (KIS) team to raise awareness among lawyers about business information resources through engaging presentations.

What we're looking for:

  • Proven ability to distill complex information from diverse sources into clear, concise reports.
  • Proficiency in information acquisition techniques, including adept use of online resources.
  • A solid understanding of business environments and corporate structures.
  • Discretion in handling sensitive and confidential data.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • A meticulous approach to tasks, with an eye for detail.
  • Resilience under pressure and adept at prioritizing tasks.
  • A collaborative spirit, ready to work as part of a dedicated team.

About Burges Salmon

Our six core values – Ambition, Collaboration, Commitment, Fairness, Quality and Respect - are at the heart of everything we do and help to shape our unique culture. As well as high quality work and exciting development opportunities, we offer our people a professional, friendly and sociable working environment with a real sense of community.

A full overview of all the benefits of working at Burges Salmon can be found on the ‘working at Burges Salmon' section of our careers page.

We are delighted to have been named RollOnFriday's 'Best Law Firm to Work At' 2024, for the third year in a row, and also named as one of The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2023 for the second year running.  Our commitment to excellence has recently been recognised by the IIP, which awarded us Platinum certification for investment in people.

It's important to us that our organisation represents the diverse community in which we operate and we encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and identities. As a Disability Confident Leader, we will provide a fully accessible recruitment process and offer an interview to disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job. We're committed to finding the right person for this role and are open to discussing flexible working, full time or part time working patterns.

If you have any questions regarding the role or the interview process, please contact Sophie Russell (Resourcing Advisor) at Sophie.Russell@burges-salmon.com 

This advert will close as soon as we have received sufficient applications. 

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Burges Salmon, One Glass Wharf, Bristol, United Kingdom, BS2 0ZX

Meet the recruiterSophie Russell



Competitive Salary
Flexible working
Private medical insurance
Personal/Professional development
Parental leave
Pension and life assurance
25 days annual leave
2 paid days leave volunteering
Cycle to work
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