We are recruiting for a Senior Paralegal to join our Public Inquiries team in London on a 12 month fixed term contract. Working on a high profile secure public inquiry you will be required to work in a secure environment in central London, 5 days a week on a full-time basis.

Your Role

  • Using e-disclosure platforms and specific systems (full training provided) to implement redaction policies and decisions, to provide disclosure to relevant stakeholders
  • Reviewing and organising data relevant to the Inquiry and presenting in a preferred format to assist the investigation
  • 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. This includes 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.
  • Liaising with core participants and other stakeholders on a wide range of issues, under appropriate supervision and direction.
  • Working within a multi-disciplinary and fast-paced team to meet delivery milestones


Your Skills and Experience

  • 12 months Legal Assistant / Paralegal experience 
  • A willingness to be SC Clearance –arranged upon employment offer. You must be a UK resident having lived UK uninterrupted for the past 5 years to be able to apply.
  • Public Inquiries case handling experience would be desirable but not essential.
  • Accuracy, good organisational skills and flexibility
  • Good knowledge of Word and Outlook is required and experience in Excel, PowerPoint, and Relativity (or other e-disclosure) experience.
  • A proven ability to manage multiple projects concurrently, work under pressure and prioritise work from various stakeholder
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • A strong team-player. Able to work with colleagues from a wide range of backgrounds to achieve a shared goal. Willing to take direction but also to use own initiative to develop effective ways of working.


Your Team

The Public Inquiries team at TLT has a wide breadth of experience on all aspects of inquiry, inquest and national security 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. This breadth of experience and knowledge allows the team to deal with all aspects of public inquiries and provides a unique perspective. On top of our legal advice, we are able to provide support to any inquiry secretariat. We can provide project management, budget advice and administrative support.


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



Fixed Term
Legal careers
Closing Date
Tuesday 4 June 2024
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