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We, TLT are searching for a Contract Paralegals have experience in managing caseloads and complex investigations, who have an interest in Public Law. The role will be on an initial 12-month contract working directly with one of our clients. 5 days a week office attendance is required while trials are ongoing therefore, we ideally need candidates to reside within the London vicinity. This working model is likely to reduce to 2 days a week in the office when trials are not happening.

You will be working on a day rate via an Umbrella company.

Your Role

  • Developing an understanding of complex issues in order to review and categorise a wide range of evidence and contracts. 
  • Using e-disclosure platforms and specific systems (full training provided) to implement both relevance and redaction policies and decisions, to provide disclosure to relevant stakeholders. 
  • Taking detailed instructions from fee earners within the team and providing regular updates on progress.  
  • Reviewing new cases from other branches of the client departments.
  • Liaising with the investigating officer to ensure case files are completed to the requisite standard and that there is full compliance with disclosure obligations.
  • Working with the press bureau to prepare press lines.
  • Serving of Regulation Notices and appropriate disclosure to relevant parties in accordance with legislated timelines and guidance.
  • Conducting regular reviews of all cases and engaging with line managers regarding concerns around high-risk cases.
  • Liaising with outside agencies and other colleagues such as when necessary.
  • Attending all hearings and providing instruction to counsel when necessary.
  • Completing all administrative responsibilities throughout each case.  
  • Work on hearings, Including making arrangements with the Court, liaising with core participants, creating bundles, attending hearings and undertaking any follow-up work. 

 Your Skills and Experience

  • 12 months Legal Assistant / Paralegal experience 
  • A willingness to be SC Clearance –arranged upon employment offer.
  • Accuracy, good organisational skills and flexibility 
  • Previous experience using case management systems or other legal technology is ideal but not essential. 
  • A proven ability to manage multiple projects concurrently, work under pressure and prioritise work from various stakeholders. 
  • Candidates will need to be able to demonstrate exceptional communication skills and must be confident in dealing with senior stakeholders and external partner agencies.
  • Exceptional legal drafting skills. 

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.

Flexible resource
Flexible resource
Closing Date
Wednesday 31 January 2024
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