We are recruiting for an Associate Document Review Manager to join our Document Review and Collation team in Bristol. This is a client facing role with both internal and external clients.  You can expect to work across a number of different groups, sectors and specialisms across the firm predominantly relating to litigation and inquiry disclosure/document review, investigations, due diligence, employment bundles and data subject access requests.

You will be based out of our office in Bristol.  Whilst we expect some office cover (for team supervision and specific projects), we also offer flexible, hybrid working which allows home working as appropriate for our clients, the team and you requiring our successful candidate to have a reliable internet connection and be based within the UK. 


Your Role

As an Associate/Document Review Manager your day to day remit includes:

  • Oversee all aspects of document review projects, from pre-engagement setup, to QC of the review and through to project close.
  • The document review size can range from small projects to complex document reviews requiring delivery of large-scale eDiscovery projects.
  • Providing expert eDiscovery consultancy support to internal and external clients.
  • Planning and providing strategic advice at the early stages of the review from data collection to designing the workflow for the project to implementation.
  • Advising on how technology can best support reviews to reduce and organise data sets.
  • Act as the key contact with the IT vendors.
  • Line management responsibility to a team of Senior / Paralegals to include supervision, support and mentoring. Supervise the work delegated to other team members as a means of developing others adopting a supportive and coaching approach.
  • Liaise between project teams and client teams, communicating updates and reporting findings clearly and professionally, ensuring that delivery is monitored throughout.
  • Building and maintaining quality professional relationship with colleagues.
  • As and when required supporting the other managers in DRC on other workflows outside of eDiscovery and document review, which may include due diligence or employment.
  • Undertaking the QC review of documents to a high level (with accuracy and speed) in particular on data subject access requests.
  • Contribute to training materials and the development of the team.
  • Track and monitor review teams’ progress and prepare internal progress reports for internal and external circulation.
  • Ensure all financials are in order and creating trackers as needed for transparency.


Your Skills and Experience

  • At least 3-5 years’ experience of overseeing document reviews with experience of using Relativity and/or other IT review platforms.
  • Thorough understanding of the CPR and litigation process in relation to disclosure.
  • A detailed understanding of Legal Professional Privilege and supporting and training team members of how to identify privilege.
  • Hands-on experience of advising on and responding to data subject access requests.
  • Previous experience of public inquiry work representing a core participant and or acting for the inquiry itself would be preferred but not essential.
  • Excellent communication and self-management skills.
  • Accuracy, good organisational skills and flexibility.
  • Experience of line management / supervision of paralegals.
  • Creative approach to problem solving; ability to manage critical issues quickly and effectively.
  • A proven ability to manage multiple projects concurrently.
  • High levels of data accuracy, time management skills and organisational capability.
  • Qualified in England and Wales preferrable; will consider other experienced candidates
  • Team player.  Ability to interact well with stakeholders, clients and the team.


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 1,400 people in offices across the UK and a network of partner firms across Europe, India and the US. In 2022 we were named Law Firm of the Year at The British Legal Awards, 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. We’re happy to talk about how flexible working can work for you and this role. 


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


Business professionals
Market Rate, Competitive
Closing Date
Saturday 30 September 2023
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