We are recruiting for a driven Associate to join our successful Property Litigation team based in Bristol. It is an extremely exciting time to join TLT, as we are celebrating being named Law Firm of the Year 2022 at the prestigious British Legal Awards, following our 2021 success as Law Firm of the Year at The Lawyer awards.

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious property litigator to develop their career as part of our Band 3 Chambers UK and Tier 3 Legal 500 ranked real estate litigation team. Further to this, you would be supporting Emma Cork (Partner), who has been acknowledged as a “key lawyer” in the Legal 500, and Mark Routley (Partner and Head of Property Litigation), who is ranked as a Band 1 individual in Chambers UK.

Your Role

Our team in Bristol is made up of 3 Senior Associates, 1 Managing Associate, and 2 Partners. As an Associate within the team, you will be expected to deliver the following:

  • Managing your own matters and working on a broad range of commercial landlord and tenant disputes, and some residential landlord and tenant disputes.
  • Providing an excellent service for clients across our key sectors.
  • Working with the team on a regional and national basis, to achieve key goals for the property litigation team and the firm.
  • Collaborating with the Partners in the team to look after our relationship with our key clients and to participate in business development initiatives.

Your Skills and Experience

You will be/have:

  • A Qualified Solicitor (SRA or Law Society Registered), ideally NQ -3 PQE, with experience working on a property litigation caseload. We will consider NQs, providing you have completed a property litigation seat.
  • 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
  • The ability to understand your client’s business needs, and act in the best interest of the firm and the client
  • An ambitious and enthusiastic team player, able to support senior fee earners and contribute to our collaborative culture.  

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. 

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 HR-Recruitment@TLTsolicitors.com 


Legal careers
Market Rate, Competitive
Published Date
Thursday 5 January 2023
Closing Date
Tuesday 28 February 2023
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