Temporary Legal Assistant
This is a fantastic opportunity for a Legal Assistant to work out of our Bristol Office on a business critical project relating to General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) due to come into effect in May 2018. We are looking for a candidate on a temporary basis.
Client service delivery is at the heart of TLT. We increase efficiency by using our expertise, people and systems through initiatives such as our Document Review and Collation (DRC) team.
DRC provides services related to pre-action disclosure, data subject access requests, reviewing documents for key issues or terms, collation and indexing of documents and creation of bundles for trials or other hearings; they are experienced in the use of e-disclosure products and are available to assist on projects where their services are required.
The DRC team is a centre of excellence for document review and collation throughout TLT. Working as part of a wider partner led team you will be reviewing and amending a significant number of supplier responses to GDPR compliant client clauses.
• Managing and responding to supplier responses based on an agreed workflow and guidance provided.
• Assisting with managing workflow via IT platform.
• Working alongside the internal client team and project managers.
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 be able to demonstrate the following:
• Excellent communication and self-management skills;
• Accuracy, attention to detail and good organisational skills;
• A proactive approach and good time-management skills;
• Strong ability to develop excellent relationship with the team members.
Knowledge of GDPR and of general commercial contracts would be preferable; a general understanding of Data Protection and an ongoing willingness to understand GDPR's application to this area would be advantageous.
Our research shows that our clients and our employees would describe us as energetic, entrepreneurial & driven.
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.
Our employees are talented people, distinguished by technical excellence, with a willingness to embrace team working and a passion for client service. We value our employees highly and we want you to feel valued.
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.