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Legal Assistant - CDR

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We're recruiting for a Legal Assistant to work in our Commercial Dispute Resolution team in Manchester.  This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your career within our growing Manchester office.  As a Legal Assistant, you will provide legal support for a team that supports clients on all aspects of commercial litigation from contractual to insolvency disputes, from county court actions to international arbitration.

In return we will invest in you. We want you to be successful. You will develop your technical and commercial skills through bespoke knowhow and development programmes ensuring you exceed all expectations. We have a flat hierarchy and you will be a highly valued member of the team and firm and we will ensure your hard work is recognised.

Role Responsibility

As a Legal Assistant, your day to day remit includes supporting the team on their caseload and, in particular:

  • Creating and amending documents.
  • Research.
  • Dealing with clients by phone, taking messages and general calls.
  • Attending client meetings with other team members.
  • Managing documents both online and hard copies.
  • Filing, electronic filing and general admin duties 
  • Preparing correspondence and completing standard documents.

The Ideal Candidate

Our employees are talented people, distinguished by technical excellence, with a willingness to embrace team working and a passion for client service. You will be able to demonstrate a similar supportive, flexible and driven ethos and will have accumulated the following experience and skills:

  • Enthusiasm and a desire to learn and develop legal skills in the area of commercial litigation.
  • Good eye for detail.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Candidates will need a good knowledge of Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills with a good telephone manner are essential.

TLT is committed to creating a diverse 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 as a Disability Confident Employer, we 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, or if you prefer our dedicated HR Advisor, Joshua Larcombe, on joshua.larcombe@tltsolicitors.com.

Package Description

We value our employees highly and we want you to feel valued. You will receive a competitive basic 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.

About the Firm

We’re an ambitious UK law firm built around the needs of our high profile clients. With over 1000 employees and 100 partners across our six UK offices, we’ve grown considerably in the last three years – and so have our revenues. Open-minded? Definitively. Forward-focused? Absolutely. An energetic firm with an entrepreneurial, collaborative culture, we’re always looking to recruit highly talented individuals with the drive to succeed. So if you’re dynamic, determined and looking for a firm where you can develop your skills, join us and we’ll give you everything you need to thrive.


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