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Job Introduction

We are recruiting a number of Contract Paralegals to support a large document review project in our growing Public Inquiries & Investigations team who act on behalf of high-profile governmental inquiries, including sensitive matters of national security or public interest.

The role requires up to 3 days a week in our London office so being London based or easily commutable is essential. This role on a 12-month contract with a view to extend. Please note that this role will require you to work via an umbrella company and is on a day rate basis.

Main Responsibilities

As a Contract Paralegal, you will provide support to the team on day to day case work, including the following tasks:

Following guidance on privacy laws to undertake a first level review for Data Subject Access Requests

Using e-disclosure platforms and specific systems (full training provided) to implement redaction policies and decisions, to provide disclosure to relevant stakeholders

Reviewing and organising data relevant to the Inquiry and presenting in a preferred format to assist the investigation

Taking detailed instructions from fee earners within the team and providing regular updates on progress

Creating bundles and document lists for trials

The Ideal Candidate

Our employees are talented people, distinguished by technical excellence, with a willingness to embrace team working and a passion for client service. You will be able to demonstrate a similar supportive, flexible and driven ethos and will have accumulated the following experience and skills:

12 months Legal Assistant / Paralegal experience

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, and Relativity would be beneficial

Must be able to work independently and time manage effectively to hit deadlines

A proven ability to manage multiple projects concurrently, work under pressure and prioritise work from various stakeholders

TLT is committed to creating a diverse 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 as a Disability Confident Employer, we 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.

About The Firm

We’re an ambitious UK law firm built around the needs of our high profile clients. With over 1000 employees and 100 partners across our six UK offices, we’ve grown considerably in the last three years – and so have our revenues. Open-minded? Definitively. Forward-focused? Absolutely. An energetic firm with an entrepreneurial, collaborative culture, we’re always looking to recruit highly talented individuals with the drive to succeed. So if you’re dynamic, determined and looking for a firm where you can develop your skills, join us and we’ll give you everything you need to thrive.

Summary
TLT-1410
Flexible resource
Flexible resource
London
Published Date
Monday 21 November 2022
Closing Date
Friday 16 December 2022
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