Our Projects, Infrastructure and Construction (PIC) team at TLT are looking to expand in line with client demand in the future energy sector, and have an opening available for a non-contentious Associate to join our team in London.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experience Construction Solicitor looking for a long-term career move, where they can develop and refine their legal knowledge and skills in a truly innovative sector.

Your Role

TLT’ s Projects, Infrastructure & Construction (PIC) team is a national team, comprising seven partners across four offices supported by a number of fee earners at various levels.  PIC has expertise across a range of sectors including real estate, public sector and energy and undertakes both contentious, non-contentious work.

We are seeking a non-contentious lawyer to join the team and work as part of TLT’s Future Energy Team.  The Clean Energy Team is highly regarded in the sector (and for example in April 2021 was ranked in Clean Energy Pipeline’s global league tables 2nd for M&A and 10th for project finance deals).

We increasingly operate as a disruptor to other forms in the sector and advise developers, investors and lenders in relation to wind, offshore wind and solar generation as well as adjacent technologies like AD, energy storage, EVCI and heat networks.

The team has also been growing, with recent hires from NRF, CMS, Orrick, AG, Pinsents and Squire Patton Boggs.

As part of the team, you will:

  • Have the opportunity to work for high calibre clients on clean energy projects at the leading edge of the market. complex contractual issues
  • Be encouraged to develop the business by building relationships with new clients and existing clients of the firm
  • Also be encouraged to lead your own projects, with support being available as needed

Your Skills and Experience

To be considered for this role, it is essential that you have experience in non-contentious construction, with prior experience working with clients in the clean/future energy sector.

You will ideally have a minimum of 2 years of post-qualified experience, however we will consider applicants at NQ level+, provided that you have the relevant experience working with clean energy clients in your non-contentious construction seat, or as paralegal experience prior to qualification.

Experience of project documents (grid, offtake etc.) is not essential but certainly a plus.

You will be/have:

  • A Qualified Solicitor (SRA or Law Society Registered)
  • Experience of JCT and NEC and potentially FIDIC, MF/1 and other industry forms
  • 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
  • Able to understand 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


Your Team

Our Projects, Infrastructure & Construction team have extensive experience in development and transactional construction projects, as well as expertise in dispute management and resolution. We have a significant record of advising UK infrastructure projects, in particular in the clean energy and transport sectors including on high value complex disputes.

We work with corporate clients of all sizes - global manufacturers and retailers, major national and regional builders, and commercial land developers are regular clients.  We also work with registered housing associations and public bodies including local authorities, police forces and other governmental departments and agencies.

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
Manchester, London, Bristol
Competitive rate
Published Date
Thursday 22 September 2022
Closing Date
Friday 31 March 2023
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