Job Title: Senior Research Analyst

Location: Waterloo

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About The Lawyer

The Lawyer is an award-winning, market-leading brand. It focuses on the business of law – which law players have a distinct and winning strategy, which are financially performing, which are using tech to transform their services, and which are building sustainable cultures and organisations.

It has over 300 subscribing organisations, 60k individual users, including over 90% of the 50 largest UK and 50 largest US law firms operating internationally out of the London marketplace.


The Role

We are seeking an experienced and results-driven Senior Research Analyst to join our team. The Senior Research Analyst will be at the forefront of client engagement, collaborating closely with external clients to understand their market, content requirements and designing programs of primary research which meet their needs.

This role will liaise and collaborate extensively with the content writers in the editorial team in addition to working alongside our Guided Analytics and Data team to support the design and development of compelling content solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

Client engagement and cross team collaboration

  • Work with the content writers in the editorial team to understand the market, engaging with key stakeholders in the market and proactively understanding and analysing their content needs and objectives.
  • Work with the Guided Analytics and Data Team to collect relevant datasets and translate these into impact insight in the form of data dashboards

Content strategy and development

  • Collaborate with the editorial team to translate client requirements into comprehensive and innovative content strategies
  • Design programs of primary research to meet client needs
  • Support the creation of monthly market commentary, conducting in-depth research and analysis to provide valuable insights on market trends and developments.
  • Conduct regular interviews with key industry stakeholders to gather unique perspectives and incorporate them into content pieces.
  • Support the design, development, and timely delivery of in-depth critical insight reports data-driven insight reports and short-form data dives
  • Support the design, delivery, and maintenance of a monthly email newsletter targeted at registered subscribers, delivering curated content and updates.
  • Support the design, delivery, and distribution of monthly content videos, ensuring alignment with content strategies and client expectations.
  • Support keynote speaking events, conferences, and industry gatherings to enhance the visibility and reputation of our content.

Qualifications and Skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (e.g., Economics, Business, Marketing).
  • Proven experience (2+ years) in research analysis, content creation, and client engagement.
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to derive actionable insights from complex data sets.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage with external clients and industry stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in content management tools, data analytics, and multimedia content creation.
  • Exceptional project management and organizational abilities, with a keen eye for detail.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and lead cross-functional teams in a fast-paced environment.


  • Experience of statistical software packages (particularly IBM SPSS Statistics)
  • Basic working knowledge of survey scripting platforms, and data visualisation tools
  • Evidence of formal qualifications in the Market Research industry (Advanced Market Research Certification or similar)
  • Proven track record of public speaking and thought leadership activities is a plus.

What we can offer you


  • 25 days holiday, increasing by one day p.a. to a maximum of 30 days for every year served
  • Medicash health plan
  • Stunning Waterloo offices with views of the Thames plus complimentary barista coffee / free bar / table tennis tables – the works
  • Complimentary access to accredited training programmes worth thousands of pounds including our Mini MBA
  • Active Diversity and Inclusivity agenda (DICE – Diversity Inclusion, Culture, Engagement)
  • Annual Wellness Day
  • Share Incentive Plan
  • Give as you Earn Scheme