Work with LT Lawtank

We are constantly looking for competent staff with legal and language qualifications from around the world.

  • Are you qualified as a lawyer with language skills? Would you like to combine your expertise in the areas of law and language?
  • Do you take pride in producing precise and diligent work and would you like to work in an interdisciplinary international environment?

If so, these are important prerequisites for working at LT Lawtank and we would like to hear from you.

What we offer

Long-term perspectives

We place great value in establishing long-term relationships with our staff.

Former staff members often come back to LT Lawtank in new positions, in some cases after years of professional development with other employers, attracted by the greater flexibility, for instance:

  • due to a change in personal circumstances
  • in order to pursue advanced training
  • after becoming a parent,
  • following a change in the place of residence
  • etc.

Flexible working model

The globalised world calls for working models that take account of the need for flexibility, whilst also guaranteeing certainty to customers, staff and employers.

LT Lawtank allows many of its staff to work remotely and with great flexibility.

Our flexible working model, which we have adhered to for almost 20 years, helps us to strike a realistic balance with your needs.

Expanding expertise

The interesting variety of work and the multifaceted specialist expertise at LT Lawtank will enable you to develop your skills constantly in various areas of law and language.



We currently have the following vacancies.

Location Global

Legal translators

In order to expand our global team, we are looking to recruit immediately, or by agreement for future work


Legal translators

Working for us entails an interesting variety of tasks, including amongst others:

  • Translation of legal documents into your native language
  • and/or quality control of legal documents that have been translated into your native language


  • Excellent knowledge of one or more foreign languages
  • Degree in law (or licence to practise law) and/or in translation
  • Experience in the area of legal translation
  • Comprehensive legal and linguistic expertise
  • An interest in dealing with complex foreign-language texts
  • Precision and an eye for detail
  • Customer focus

What we offer

  • Work on a job-by-job basis
  • Ability to work from home
  • Flexible organisation of work
  • A wide variety of tasks within a legal environment
  • A motivated team

Are you interested? We look forward to receiving your online application at

Legal interpreters

In order to expand our global team, we are looking to recruit immediately, or by agreement for future work


Legal interpreters

You can expect the following tasks

  • Various interpretation techniques: Consecutive or simultaneous interpretation; whispered interpretation (Chuchotage); sight translation
  • Interpretation from and into your native language and from and into an active foreign language (B-language) in various legal settings (examination hearings; conferences; presentations; negotiations; etc.)


  • Degree in interpretation
  • Excellent command of A- und B-language
  • Legal interpreting experience
  • Clear, precise and fluid interpreting style
  • Discretion und professionalism
  • Customer focus und strong social skills

What we offer

  • Collaborative working relationship on a job-by-job or on-call model (depending on social insurance status)
  • Fair working conditions. Clear instructions and reliable subject-matter support from the LT Lawtank staff
  • Utilisation on a consistent basis (depending on language combination)

Are you interested? We look forward to receiving your online application at

Location Bern

Legal translator / Lawyer (flexible workload) English and/or French native speaker

In order to strengthen our team, we are looking to appoint, either immediately or at a date to be agreed, a:


Legal translator / Lawyer (flexible workload) English and/or French native speaker

In this position, your responsibilities will include

  • proof-reading, quality control and translating legal texts.
  • taking minutes, recording and creating transcripts of legal proceedings
  • managing and coordinating language / terminology projects.
  • maintaining contact with our clients and our network of collaborators both in Switzerland and abroad.

You are an English and/or French native speaker and have

  • an excellent command of both German and French/English. Any other language abilities you have will also be a benefit.
  • a university education in law (attorney) and/or translation.
  • extensive experience in translating legal texts.
  • distinguished yourself by your legal expertise / language skills and writing abilities.
  • You enjoy working with challenging and multilingual texts and do it in a precise and efficient manner and with an emphasis on the needs of our clients.

We can offer you

  • a range of diverse, interesting activities, in our office, situated in the centre of Berne (Switzerland).
  • flexible workload
  • option to work from home.
  • good social conditions.
  • and, above all, a lively and stimulating work environment as part of a great team.

Does this job interest you? We look forward to receiving your complete application documents by email to

Michael Vonmoos will also be happy to answer any question you may have (by email and phone +41 31 511 22 22).

Traducteur juridique / Juriste (avocat) (70-100%)

Afin de renforcer notre équipe, nous recherchons de suite ou à convenir 


Traducteur juridique / Juriste (avocat) [70-100%] de langue maternelle française

Divers travaux vous seront confiés :

  • relecture, contrôle qualité, traduction de textes juridiques ;
  • gestion et coordination de projets terminologiques et linguistiques ;
  • contact avec nos clients et notre réseau de collaborateurs suisses et étrangers.

De langue maternelle française, vous

  • maîtrisez parfaitement l'allemand et le français (la connaissance d'autres langues étrangères est un atout) ;
  • êtes au bénéfice d'une formation universitaire de juriste (avocat) et/ou de traducteur ;
  • disposez d'une grande expérience dans la traduction juridique ;
  • vous démarquez par vos compétences juridiques, vos connaissances linguistiques et vos capacités rédactionnelles ;
  • avez plaisir à traiter efficacement des textes ambitieux et multilingues en respectant méticuleusement les besoins de nos clients.

Nous vous proposons

  • diverses activités à la fois épanouissantes et intéressantes en plein centre de Berne (Suisse),
  • de bonnes conditions sociales,
  • sans oublier un cadre de travail dynamique et stimulant au sein d'une grande équipe.

Ce poste est-il fait pour vous ? Merci d'envoyer votre candidature complète par e-mail à

Si vous avez des questions, Michael Vonmoos se tient volontiers à votre disposition (à l'adresse et par téléphone au +41 (0)31 511 22 22).

Praktikum im Übersetzungsdienst (100 % für 6 Monate, ab Herbst 2020)

Wir bieten abHerbst 2020 ein


Praktikum im Übersetzungsdienst (100 % für 6 Monate oder nach Vereinbarung)

Es erwartet Sie eine vielseitige Funktion mit u. a. folgenden Aufgaben

  • Koordination von Übersetzungsmandaten
  • Administrativ- und Sekretariatsarbeiten
  • Mitarbeit in Projekten
  • Terminologiearbeit
  • Einblick in Übersetzung und Qualitätssicherung
  • Vor- und Nachbearbeitung von Ausgangs- und übersetzten Texten

Ihre Kompetenzen

  • Immatrikulation an einer schweizerischen Hochschule oder vor Kurzem abgeschlossenes Studium im Bereich Sprach-wissenschaften/Übersetzen
  • Ausgezeichnete Fremdsprachenkenntnisse
  • Gute Informatikkenntnisse
  • Selbstständige, speditive und exakte Arbeitsweise
  • Teamfähig und kommunikativ

Unser Angebot

  • Die Aussicht auf eine anschliessende 20 %-Anstellung während des weiteren Studiums
  • Ein abwechslungsreiches und faszinierendes Praktikum in einem dynamischen Umfeld
  • Ein attraktiver Arbeitsplatz an zentraler Lage (Bahnhof Bern)
  • Ein motiviertes Team

Sind Sie interessiert? Wir freuen uns auf Ihre Online-Bewerbung an

Unsolicited applications

Are you a lawyer, a jurist or a lawyer linguist? Are you interested in working for LT Lawtank, even though no specific position has been advertised?

Please get in touch and we'll be happy to consider whether there is scope to work with your skills, either in the area of language and law or respectively law and implementation.

We look forward to receiving your unsolicited application. Please send your full application documents to

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