NARPO – The voice of retired police officers
NARPO – The voice of retired police officers


Job Title: Audio Recording Technician
Business Unit: Court Reporting
Days: Monday – Friday
Hours: Variable – usually within the core hours of 8.00 am – 4.30 pm
Location: London, UK

A great opportunity has arisen for the recruitment of Audio Recording Technicians to work on a self-employed basis for Epiq, one of the world’s leading global providers of integrated technology and services for the legal profession.

You will be digitally recording several different types of legal hearings and keeping an accurate log of the proceedings using dedicated digital recording equipment supplied by the company. Successful candidates must be based in London or the greater London area. Hearings are primarily based in the London area but there may also be a limited number of assignments in other locations within the UK or abroad so some travel may be required from time to time. Coverage of remote hearings will be by agreement only and travel and accommodation costs will be paid for remote assignments only.

You will be technically adept, with excellent attention to detail and good time management. Most legal hearings are conducted on site but there may also be a limited number of virtual assignments. You will need to have fast internet access and be familiar with participating in meetings held on various online platforms. When attending hearings in person you will be required to present a professional appearance and wear formal business attire.

Shortlisted candidates will undertake the Epiq on-line English, IQ and typing assessments. On successful completion of these assessments, you will receive full training in digital recording and logging.

Please note this is a self-employed role.

Key Areas of Responsibility

• To set up and fully test digital recording equipment prior to the start of the hearing
• To operate and monitor the equipment throughout the hearing to ensure that a constant and clear recording is being made
• To maintain a clear and accurate running log of the proceedings detailing the names of individual speakers and glossary information, noting the spelling of key words to facilitate the completion of an accurate, high quality transcript after the hearing
• To save and archive audio recordings using the conventions specified by Epiq
• To report back to the UK resourcing team at the end of each working day
• To undertake training as and when required

Personal Profile

• Educated to minimum A level or equivalent standard
• Good English language skills – grammar, spelling and punctuation
• Relevant work experience, preferably in a legal, parliamentary or business setting
• Technical competency with digital recording equipment

Key Competencies

• High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
• Proven written and spoken communication skills
• Flexible and adaptable in approach
• Professional service ethic
• Able to manage workload and meet deadlines
• Able to effectively problem solve
• Self-motivated and self-disciplined
• Effective interpersonal skills
• Able to work independently
• Able to maintain confidentiality and discretion at all times
• Interest in the law and current affairs

The Rewards

• Earn extra money when it suits you
• A competitive rate of pay


If you are interested in the above position and have the skills and key competencies required, please email a copy of your CV together with a covering letter detailing your suitability to

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, please note that due to the high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Epiq is an equal opportunities employer
It is Epiq’s policy to comply with all applicable equal employment opportunity laws by making all employment decisions without unlawful regard or consideration of any individual’s race, religion, ethnicity, colour, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expressions, transgender status, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, marital status, age, national origin, genetic information, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, veteran or family status or any other basis protected by applicable national, federal, state, provincial or local law. Epiq’s policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on any of these impermissible bases, as well as any bases or grounds protected by applicable law in each jurisdiction. In addition, Epiq will take affirmative action for minorities, women, covered veterans and individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. Epiq is pleased to provide such assistance and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. Pursuant to relevant law, where applicable, Epiq will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.