Afriwise is Hiring!

Do you have a background in law? Can you thrive in a fast-paced environment? Would you like to be part of a company revolutionising how organisations access legal information in Africa?

Afriwise is looking for a Mid-level to Senior Editor to assist in maintaining and keeping its African legal content up to date.

The ideal candidate has a background in law, can thrive in a fast-paced environment, is deadline and detail-oriented, and has experience reviewing and editing legal content. The position will initially be part-time on a contract basis, with the option of it becoming full-time once the full assessment period is completed.


  • Monitoring legal developments in various African jurisdictions
  • Assessing the impact of legal developments on the Afriwise legal content
  • Sending update requests to contributing authors of the content (legal experts) and obtaining updated categories back within set timeframes
  • Reviewing, editing and implementing legal content updates received from the contributing authors, in line with Afriwise’s editorial processes and guides
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Experience in legal writing and/or legal practice
  • Proficient editing, review and writing skills
  • Excellent command of English, especially plain English
  • Detail oriented and thorough
  • Project management silks and the ability to effectively manage several tasks at once
  • Ability to carry out editing assignments within tight deadlines under general supervision
  • Ability to interact effectively with contributing authors, colleagues and others
  • Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team
  • Persistence, adaptability and agility


  • Be part of Africa’s most innovative development in the legal sector
  • Work in a legal-tech, content-focused, fast-paced and highly innovative environment
  • Flexible working hours and schedule
  • Long-term career opportunities

Please note that shortlisted candidates will be required to undergo a rigorous assessment.

Applicants should send their CVs, with a brief covering email to using the subject line: “Maintenance Editor”.

About Afriwise
Afriwise is an award-winning online platform that combines technology and the collective knowledge of Africa’s top lawyers to offer businesses a new way to find the local legal information they need.

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