We are recruiting for an Associate to join our Financial Services Litigation team in Bristol and specifically, an ambitious lawyer to support the continued growth of our complex recoveries and title rectification practice for our financial services clients.  

We will consider this role as either a full-time role, or a part time role (4 days a week).

Your Role

We act for all the top 5 clearing banks in the UK, as well as a large number of other mortgage and later life lenders. All of which has generated the need for additional associate support to service the work.

This role is focused around supporting those clients when complex recovery and title defect issues arise. This role will enable you to develop your skills in rectifying property titles and complex recovery actions. You will be working with a recognised leader in this field.

You will be part of a national team that has a track record for winning the most significant and reputationally challenging instructions from our top tier clients.

You will have an opportunity to -

  • Work on a varied case load, providing strategic advice on complex recoveries and title rectification options.
  • Assist Partners and Legal Directors complex matter, at the same time as working on your own case load
  • Develop relationships with our clients, so that you are able to assist in maintaining and developing key accounts.
  • Work with a team of legal assistants, which will enable you to delegate work to others and develop your supervision skills

Your Skills and Experience

To be considered for this role, you will be at least 2 years PQE, ideally with experience in banking and mortgage litigation. We will also consider applications from those with experience in property litigation (acting for the landlord), and commercial litigation. Some experience of land registry practice and/or title rectification would be desirable (but this is not essential)

You will be/have:

  • A Qualified Solicitor (SRA or Law Society Registered)
  • 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
  • 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

TLT has one of the largest dedicated Financial Services Disputes practices in the UK, with partner led teams in all jurisdictions. We act for a range of financial institutions including large UK banks, international banks, challenger banks and fintechs, giving commercial and practical advice to resolve disputes.

We advise across the whole spectrum of contentious issues associated with commercial, business and consumer finance, including dispute resolution, pre-litigation management and Alternative Dispute Resolution.

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 31 March 2023
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