We are recruiting for a Paralegal to join our Projects, Infrastructure & Construction team in Bristol.

 

Your Role

As a Paralegal you will be responsible for the following;

  • Work in both the contentious and non-contentious practice areas
  • Document preparation and presentation
  • Electronic and paper document management including bundles for statements of case, disclosure, trial bundles, project documentation, contract execution and preparation, administration of collateral warranties
  • Potential for case handling in construction and related disputes (adjudication and litigation in particular)
  • Potential for reviewing and negotiating consultant appointments, collateral warranties, and other construction documents
  • Research on client sector issues and legal issues
  • Administrative and clerical tasks in document management
  • Supporting business development – presentation preparation for example
  • Attending client meetings in locations away from the office to provide clerical and organisational assistance to fee earners in negotiation, meetings, tenders and/or court hearings.

 

Your Skills and Experience

  • Enthusiastic and keen to learn - a desire to learn and develop legal knowledge and legal skills, an understanding of what TLT does and what our clients do and how they work
  • Previous legal assistant experience is preferable (but not essential).
  • analytical and logic skills to be applied in arrangement of materials and understanding of complex processes
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written). 
  • Strong client service ethic
  • Ability to work well as an individual as well as being a good team worker
  • Accuracy, good organisational skills and flexibility.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to work under tight timescales.
  • High standards for your own performance and contribution
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office is required.

Your Team

Our Projects, Infrastructure & Construction team have extensive experience in development and transactional construction projects, as well as  dispute management and resolution. We have a significant record of advising on UK infrastructure projects, in particular in the clean energy and transport sectors including on high value complex disputes.

We work with corporate clients of all sizes - global manufacturers and retailers, major national and regional builders, and commercial land developers are regular clients.  We also work with registered housing associations and public bodies including local authorities, police forces and other governmental departments and agencies.

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 HR-Recruitment@TLTsolicitors.com

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Summary
TLT-2208
Permanent
Legal careers
Bristol
Market Rate, Competitive
Published Date
Tuesday 17 January 2023
Closing Date
Sunday 12 February 2023
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