We are recruiting for an Associate to join our Real Estate - Future Energy team in Glasgow. This is an opportunity to join the Future Energy practice at TLT in Scotland covering all aspects of real estate advice related to clean energy development. The team is currently comprised of a Partner, a Legal Director, a Senior Associate, a paralegal and a trainee. 


Your Role

This is a great platform for a junior lawyer to get involved in all aspects of a vast array of transactions and gain significant experience with the benefit of the support available from a number of senior team members.

Day to day you can expect to be involved with:

  • Dealing with drafting option agreements and leases on a wide range of clean energy projects (including wind, solar, battery storage, electric vehicles and hydro)
  • Undertaking due diligence on these projects to include a review of title, enquiries and searches as well as the preparation of title reports and Certificates of Title
  • Acting in relation to the financing of clean energy projects and large-scale acquisitions/disposals which will involve working with individuals in our corporate, banking, construction, planning and regulatory disciplines
  • To maintain and improve relations with existing clients

Your Skills and Experience

You will be/have:

  • A Qualified Solicitor (SRA or Law Society Registered)
  • Experience as a qualified Real Estate lawyer. Exposure to Clean/Future energy matters would be highly desirable
  • A forward thinker, with excellent analytical, communication and organisational skills, you will be self-motivated with the ability to manage workloads and deadlines
  • Commercially aware with enthusiasm for business development, and an appetite for keeping up-to-date with the latest developments in your practice area and sector focus
  • An understanding of your client’s business needs, and act in the best interest of the firm and the client
  • Ambitious and enthusiastic team player, able to support senior fee earners and contribute to our collaborative culture.  Real Estate experience is essential.
  • Excellent communication skills - high volume of interaction via the telephone.
  • A desire to learn and develop legal skills in the area of commercial property/renewable energy, what TLT does and what our clients do/how they work.

Your Team

We are one of the UK's largest real estate groups, with a team of over 180, advising on thousands of transactions across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland each year. Clients instruct us for this experience, our depth of expertise and sector know-how. Many of our real estate partners are independently recognised as leading individuals in the field by the legal industry's annual directory rankings. Clients including many in-house lawyers trust us with both 'high profile' and business as usual work.

We act across the industry for corporate occupiers, developers, banks, investors and public bodies. We're active in the future energy market, for example, advising on over 30% of all UK solar renewables projects and working on some of the UK's major energy infrastructure projects.

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 1,200 people in offices across the UK and a network of partner firms across Europe, India and the US. In 2021 we were named The Lawyer’s Law Firm of the Year, 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.

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 Recruitment.Operations@TLTsolicitors.com

Legal careers
Competitive rate
Published Date
Thursday 22 September 2022
Closing Date
Friday 20 January 2023
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