Job Description

We are now recruiting for a Paralegal to join our Commercial Dispute Resolution team in Glasgow. As a Paralegal you will report into a team manager and work as part of a team of assistant paralegals and paralegals.

Your Role

As a Paralegal your remit will cover the following;

  • Opening files, conflict checking, organising documents including ongoing file management such as filing, photocopying, scanning, closing.
  • Creating and maintaining excel spreadsheets, databases, portals.
  • Ordering and reviewing documents from the Land Registry.
  • Billing and arranging for third parties to be paid.
  • Pre-litigation to include issuing letter before claims, telephone calls, e-mails, instructing trace reports, taking payments from customers and investigations work.
  • Liaising with customers, clients and third parties.
  • Manage a volume case load of matters working from a case management system to include issuing claims for Judgment/Decree, Statutory Demands and Enforcing Judgment/Decree.
  • Managing key dates
  • Work with assistant paralegals who will support your role.
  • Supporting team manager on any assigned tasks.

Your Skills and Experience

  • Understanding of debt recovery processes in Scotland (experience in England & Wales debt recovery would be advantageous)
  • Experience in investigations and problem solving
  • Experience of working within a volume caseload environment
  • Confident managing multiple cases simultaneously
  • Ability to work in a strict regulatory environment
  • Good communication skills (both oral and written).
  • Accuracy, good organisational skills and flexibility.
  • Good knowledge of Word and Outlook is required and experience in Excel and PDF would be beneficial.
  • Experience within asset finance would be advantageous

Your Team

Our large commercial team advises FTSE 100 and 250 clients from our Bristol, London, Manchester, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Belfast offices, being one of the few firms to truly offer a UK wide commercial service.

We have an excellent national and international practice undertaking the highest quality commercial work for many of the UK's leading businesses across our key focus sectors. We provide full service commercial advice, which includes collaboration agreements and commercial joint ventures, data protection and privacy, export controls and sanctions, franchising and international development, public procurement, technology procurement, licensing, development, sponsorships and promotions, and supply, distribution and agency agreements.

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.

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. We’re happy to talk about how flexible working can work for you and this role.

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 [email protected]


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