We are currently looking for a Procurement Specialist to join our growing Procurement Team. A primary focus of this role will be on engagement with TLT’s Legal Groups (lawyers) and supporting them on sourcing and management of legal suppliers. Under legal supplier, we mean any supplier that is engaged to support work for clients (e.g., surveyors, tracing agents, legal processes improvement solutions, etc.). 


Your Role

  •  Sourcing and on-boarding of legal suppliers. 
  • Analysis of existing and building of approved legal supplier base. 
  • Drive awareness, buy-in and compliance of Legal Groups with legal suppliers’ policy; this includes working with Legal Groups and identifying what does and doesn’t work within the process and policy and reviewing ‘pain’ points with the Risk team. 
  • Working with internal client’s engagement team to gather and analyse TLT’s obligations to clients for risk mapping in legal suppliers’ due diligence and contracts. 
  • Build close relationships with Legal Groups and Subject Matter Experts (IT Architecture, Data Protection and Information Security, ED&I, Sustainability, etc.) to support with legal suppliers’ engagement, assessment, and contract negotiations. 
  • Support client audits related to TLT’s supply chain.
  • Assist with development of Sustainable and Ethical Procurement across legal supplier base.


Your Skills and Experience

  • Be qualified in Procurement and Supply Chain Management (CIPS Level 4 or equivalent) or alternatively, have certification in Data Protection or Information Security Management wanting to build their career in Procurement.  
  • Understand commercial contracts, data protection and information security principles around clients’ data processing, liabilities, indemnities, exit provisions. 
  • Be self-motivator with strong internal and external stakeholder engagement skills.


Your Team

Our Finance and Procurement team are key to strategic decision making, providing key management information, data and analysis to ensure our business runs smoothly and that we comply with all our statutory and regulatory obligations. To do this effectively, these teams take responsibility for billing, payments, credit control, purchasing, client accounting, commercial business partnering, reporting, sourcing, buying and more.


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, Competitve
Closing Date
Friday 29 September 2023
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