We are recruiting for a Paralegal to join our Document Review and Collation team in Bristol.

This is an excellent opportunity for you as a Paralegal working in our Bristol office, to support both contentious and non-contentious fee earners from across the firm with the review and collation of documents including pre-action disclosure, data access requests and the creation of court bundles.

Your Role

As a Paralegal your day to day remit includes:

  • Undertaking a first level review of documents for key issues or terms in order to assist other teams in the firm (such as commercial and banking litigation) with disclosure and pre-action disclosure
  • Following guidance on privacy laws in order to undertake a first level review for Data Subject Access Requests
  • Using e-disclosure platforms and specific systems (full training provided)
  • Taking detailed instructions from fee earners around the firm and providing regular updates on progress
  • Creating bundles and document lists for mediations, trials and employment tribunals
  • Contributing to training materials and the development of the team

Your Skills and Experience

  • Previous legal assistant / paralegal experience is preferable.
  • Excellent communication skill (both oral and written). 
  • Accuracy, good organisational skills and flexibility.
  • Experience of the disclosure process including knowledge on privilege would be preferable.
  • Experience on Data Subject Access Requests would be preferable.
  • Good knowledge of Word and Outlook is required and experience in Excel, PowerPoint, interwoven, and Relativity would be beneficial.
  • Must be able to work independently and time manage effectively in order to hit deadlines
  • Must also be a team player in a busy team, helping colleagues appropriately
  • Ability to manage your financial outputs carefully

Your Team

There is an exciting opportunity to join our Document Review and Collation Team (DRC) within our Managed Legal Services which provides multi-disciplinary expertise and scalable legal and complementary resources to support all TLT legal groups when delivering large scale projects and legal managed services for our clients. 

The DRC team is made up of a combination of non-qualified / qualified resource and paralegals who support both contentious and non-contentious fee earners from across the firm on a variety of matters. As part of the continued expansion of the DRC team we are looking for an experienced Associate/Document Review Manager to help oversee the increasing volume of projects.

About TLT

Fast paced, fast growing and forward thinking, TLT is the law firm that helps clients stay one step ahead, and we do the same for our people.

We work with high profile clients in innovative sectors. With local, national and international reach, we have over 1,200 people in offices across the UK and a network of partner firms across Europe, India and the US. In 2021 we were named The Lawyer’s Law Firm of the Year, recognising our incredible success story.

Our purpose is to protect, prepare and progress our clients for what comes next and it’s essential that we do the same for our people, our planet and our communities too. In our open and collaborative culture, we encourage everyone to be their whole self, to have a voice and to contribute.

Our Benefits

We value our employees highly and we want you to feel valued. You’ll receive a competitive salary with an annual pay review. You will also have access to an extensive range of benefits via our flexible benefits scheme including 25 days holiday (which will increase to 30 days based upon length of service) and private medical insurance.

At TLT we have a progressive fully flexible working approach. We empower our people to work in a place and at a time that meets their needs, those of their clients and of the wider team and firm. Part of this agile approach is a focus on hybrid working and supporting the work/life balance of our people.

TLT is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment and encourages applications from all suitably qualified people, regardless of any of the characteristics protected by the laws in the locations in which we operate.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities and are committed to providing reasonable adjustments, where necessary, to make interviews and jobs more accessible. Should you have any difficulty during the recruitment process, require any reasonable adjustments or an application to Access to work please contact the recruitment team on Recruitment.Operations@TLTsolicitors.com

Summary
TLT-1951
Permanent
Legal careers
Bristol
Competitive
Published Date
Friday 21 October 2022
Closing Date
Thursday 22 December 2022
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