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.

 

Vacancies

We currently have the following vacancies.

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

Requirements

  • 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 jobs@remove-this.lawtank.ch

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.)

Requirements

  • 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 jobs@remove-this.lawtank.ch

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 jobs@remove-this.lawtank.ch.

 

Michael Vonmoos will also be happy to answer any question you may have (by email jobs@remove-this.lawtank.ch and phone +41 31 511 22 22).

 

Location Bern
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 jobs@remove-this.lawtank.ch.

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