We are recruiting for an Experienced Administrator / Lead Secretary to join our Risk and Compliance team in Bristol for a 12 month, fixed term contract. 

You will be part of a successful team responsible for all Risk & Compliance across our 6 offices in the UK. You will continue the enhancement and implementation of operational risk policies and risk management systems across the firm.

Your Role

As an Experienced Administrator / Lead Secretary your day to day remit includes:

  • Using organisational skills in relations to MS office suite, particularly Excel, to manage internal operational processes, spreadsheets and documents.
  • Allocation of tasks to solicitors and risk team members, overseeing regular maintenance and updates of documentation, support in writing updates for changes to policies and procedures. 
  • Acting as a central point of contact within TLT with regards to the record keeping, Risk Register and business continuity policies and plans.
  • Support in maintaining the firm’s ISO accreditations, liaising with internal and external stakeholders, including the accreditation body, diarising the audit cycle internally and externally, coordinating the training and testing program and monitor the feedback and outcomes;
  • Supporting on internal projects and proactive chasing of actions on project and task lists to ensure completion 
  • Arrange and take minutes for the Business Continuity Forum of senior stakeholders and coordinate any actions arising from its discussions. 

Your Skills and Experience

  • Experience and competence using MS products, especially fluent excel skills 
  • Experience working as a senior administrator, lead secretary, administration team leader or similar position within a law firm or a legal background.
  • Confident allocating work, organising multiple tasks, high attention detail for data entry and record keeping, experience in writing reports, meeting minutes and updates.
  • Able to work confidently with key stakeholders, ensure they meet high standards or record keeping required for audits and risk register. 
  • Fluent MS Office skills, in particular with regards to Excel. 
  • Self-reliant and a self-starter, results oriented with excellent MS office knowledge.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally at all levels.

Your Team

TLT is known for the way we set new expectations and push the boundaries, but this can never compromise our firm, reputation or clients. The Risk team are there to make sure we are compliant with all our obligations in areas such as Data Protection, SRA and FCA regulation as well as protecting our clients and people. The Risk team includes both experienced lawyers and technical specialists who address an extensive range of regulatory and ethical requirements, thinking both commercially and practically to make sure we remain compliant and true to our values.


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

Fixed Term
Business professionals
Market Rate, Competitive
Published Date
Thursday 22 December 2022
Closing Date
Wednesday 15 February 2023
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