Document Proof Reader

Career Legal
05 May 2017
04 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A leading international law firm are looking to hire a document proof reader for their fantastic office based in Canary Wharf. This is an 11 month fixed term contract covering their night shift so previous experience within a night shift would be beneficial.

The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years’ experience in a professional services environment, prior experience of proof reading would be needed and DP work experience would be advantageous, as well as an in-depth knowledge of a range of IT programmes including Microsoft Office packages.


  • Reading documents against drafts to ensure accuracy
  • Performing text to text comparisons
  • Reading and checking documents for typos, grammar sense and consistency
  • Performing other duties as required such as cross referencing and definition checks


  • Experience of proof reading or document examining within a legal or professional services environment is desirable however a similar role within publishing, academia is also relevant
  • Minimum of 5 GCSEs or equivalent
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and manage time frames effectively
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team player
  • Willingness and ability to contribute and offer ideas and suggestions when appropriate

To apply, please click on the button and send your Cover Note/CV with your contact details to Michelle Gager.

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