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We, TLT are searching for a Contract Senior Paralegal to join our Public Inquiries Team. The role will be on an initial 6 month contract with the potential for extension. 5 days a week office attendance is required therefore, we ideally need candidates to reside within the London vicinity. 

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. 
  • Using AI contract review tools (full training provided) and individual legal skills to identify and advise on key contract terms and themes.    
  • Taking detailed instructions from fee earners within the team and providing regular updates on progress.  
  • Instructing Counsel on key matters related to the Inquiry. 
  • Assistance on all elements of evidence gathering, collation and publication including work on e-disclosure platforms to undertake document review, tagging and creation of e-bundles for the purposes of obtaining evidence from witnesses. 
  • Work in relation to Restriction Orders, involving liaising closely with counsel and solicitors in relation to applications to restrict evidence, applying redactions and undertaking all necessary tasks required. 
  • 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.
  • Experience within private practice law firm   
  • Public Inquiries case handling experience would be desirable but not essential. 
  • Accuracy, good organisational skills and flexibility 
  • Previous experience using Relativity, Kira 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. 
  • Exceptional legal drafting skills. 

The Team

The Public Inquires team at TLT has a wide breadth of experience on all aspects of inquiry work. We represent central government, non-departmental public bodies, local government, high-profile individuals, blue light services and the private sector. The team provide a full legal service. This includes advising individual key witnesses representing public bodies, private individuals and acting on behalf of inquiries themselves.

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
Tuesday 30 April 2024
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