We are currently recruiting for an Associate to join our Commercial team in Bristol, London or Manchester. This role would best suit a qualified Solicitor of 3-4 years' PQE with experience in commercial contracts gained from a private practice or public sector setting.

The role is offered on a fully flexible working basis to accommodate full or part-time hours.

Your Role

As a key addition to the existing team, day to day you can expect to be involved with:

  • A broad and varied caseload of work covering complex contracts and agreements for local authorities, government and law enforcement agencies
  • Working collaboratively with Associates and Senior Associates in the team to meet tight deadlines and manage project work
  • Assist in managing and supporting trainees and apprentices in the team
  • Working closely with the Partners across each of our office locations in long-term strategy and development of the team

Your Skills and Experience

  • You must be a Qualified Solicitor (SRA or Law Society Registered) with at least 2 years' PQE and commercial contracts expertise
  • 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
  • Current security clearance/willingness to gain clearance would be preferable

Your Team

Our large commercial team advises FTSE 100 and 250 clients from our Bristol, London, Manchester, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Belfast offices, being one of the few firms to truly offer a UK wide commercial service. 

We have an excellent national and international practice undertaking the highest quality commercial work for many of the UK's leading businesses across our key focus sectors. We provide full service commercial advice, which includes collaboration agreements and commercial joint ventures, data protection and privacy, export controls and sanctions, franchising and international development, public procurement, technology procurement, licensing, development, sponsorships and promotions, and supply, distribution and agency agreements.

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
Manchester, Bristol, London
Competitive salary package
Published Date
Thursday 16 February 2023
Closing Date
Friday 31 March 2023
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