We are looking for a Senior Associate to join the TLT Corporate Renewables team in London. This opportunity will enable you to develop your renewables M&A experience, alongside support the wider corporate team on general M&A, private equity, and venture capital matters. 

Renewables is a key sector for TLT and is supported across a variety of service lines. The TLT Corporate Renewables team is consistently ranked by Clean Energy Pipeline and Inspiratia in the top 10 clean energy M&A teams globally by deal volume.

Our dynamic legal 500 ranked national corporate team operates across our Bristol, Belfast, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester and London offices, covering the full UK jurisdiction. The team have been recently been shortlisted for a suite of awards at Insider’s South West Dealmakers Awards 2023 and the North West Rainmaker’s Awards 2023, following their 2022 success at the Go:Tech awards, in which they won Tech Dealmaker of the year. The Experian league table also confirmed our corporate team as the 2nd most active legal adviser in the Southwest, for the volume of deals completed in 2022.

Your Role

Day to day you will:

  • Work as part of a close knit, highly flexible team, in which there are no rigid sub-teams with all team members working with and supporting each other on a range of transactions and on general company law compliance
  • Support other senior members of the team on the larger, more complex transactions
  • Work for a wide variety of renewable clients and will have exposure to a variety of technologies such as wind, solar, battery, AD, hydro, WtE and EVCI amongst others
  • Manage a wide range of transactions, including advising on disposals and acquisitions, joint ventures and co-operation agreements and profit share agreements
  • Draft and negotiate concepts and arrangements that are complicated, unusual or that may not have been seen in the market before whilst having the full support of both the Corporate Renewables team and the wider Clean Energy team where necessary
  • Report into Kay Hobbs, who heads the TLT Corporate Renewables team, which sits within the larger TLT Clean Energy team headed by Maria Connolly.


Your Skills and Experience

Our employees are talented people, distinguished by technical excellence, with a willingness to embrace team working and a passion for client service. You will be able to demonstrate a similar supportive, flexible and driven ethos and will have/be:

  • A Qualified Solicitor (SRA or Law Society Registered), circa 5PQE+, with experience in handling clean energy M&A deals. Ideally you will have worked for a highly regarded corporate team on complex national and international mid-market M&A, VC and PE transactions, with clean energy sector experience.
  • 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

The TLT corporate team covers the full UK jurisdiction. Our corporate lawyers have a reputation for providing technically excellent advice combined with commerciality and pragmatism. We advise on a range of complex corporate transactions and regularly support our private, listed and international corporate clients on mergers and acquisitions, group restructurings, management buyouts, joint ventures, strategic investments and associated agreements.

One of our key sector specialisms is Future Energy. Immersed in the sector as its grown, we’ve built an unrivalled track record delivering what our clients need so that they can lead the journey to net zero and a more sustainable future. Our network spans the funders, investors, technologists and developers - the enlightened energy companies and the innovators who are creating change.


TLT has been involved in renewables for over 20 years and is recognised as one of the leading UK law firms in this sector, advising on all aspects of clean energy projects. Clients include Bluefield, Green Investment Group and Macquarie, Thrive Renewables, Ecotricity Group, NextEnergy Capital, Santander, Triodos, Low Carbon, InfraRed, Blackfinch, GRIDSERVE, SSE, Baywa, Innova, Guinness Asset Management, Gresham House, NTR amongst many others.


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 1,400 people in offices across the UK and a network of partner firms across Europe, India and the US. In 2022 we were named Law Firm of the Year at The British Legal Awards, 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. We’re happy to talk about how flexible working can work for you and this role. 

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
Market Rate, Competitive
Closing Date
Friday 31 May 2024
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