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We are searching for a Contract Lawyer to join our Risk & Compliance team on an initial 6-month contract. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with experience working in a Risk team within a law firm who has experience with claims handling. 

The role is offered on a day rate basis, inside IR35, so we require the contract to be through and Umbrella company. The role will be predominantly remote with some office attendance required, working from our Bristol, Manchester or London offices.

Your Role

As a key addition to our existing team, you can expect to be involved in:

  • Assisting the team in claims handling, including liaising with fee earners, insurers, brokers, panel solicitors and other interested parties
  • Handling complaints in accordance with the Firms complaint procedures 
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders in relation to risk related issues
  • Assisting our Director of Legal and Commercial Risk with strategic and operational issues
  • Advising on queries relating to the SRA StaRs, Principles, Codes of Conduct, Law Society of Scotland, Law Society of Northern Ireland and Law Society of Ireland queries and liaising with the regulators as necessary
  • Reviewing and updating policy writing as necessary
  • Collaborating with colleagues and team members across our office locations

Your Skills & Experience

We are looking for:

  • A qualified Solicitor, with 5+ year's PQE, with a background in law firm regulation, solicitors’ PI claims, complaints handling or commercial contract experience
  • A forward thinker, with excellent analytical, communication and organisational skills, you will be self-motivated with the ability to manage workloads and deadlines
  • Contribution to our collaborative culture, with an ambition to assist in the development of junior team members

Your Team

TLT is known for the way we set new expectations and push the boundaries, but this can never compromise our firm, reputation or clients. The Risk team are there to make sure we are compliant with all our obligations in areas such as Data Protection, SRA and FCA regulation as well as protecting our clients and people. The Risk team includes both experienced lawyers and technical specialists who address an extensive range of regulatory and ethical requirements, thinking both commercially and practically to make sure we remain compliant and true to our values.

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.

Summary
TLT-1690
Flexible resource
Flexible resource
Bristol
Closing Date
Saturday 31 August 2024
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