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Job Introduction

We have an urgent requirement for a Contract Lawyer to support our Housing and Regeneration team, on an initial 6-9 month contract but has the possibility of extension.

This is a day rate contract working via an umbrella company.

The Role

  • Provide efficient legal services to a range of clients operating across the housing and regeneration sectors including registered providers, SME developers, residential developers, local authorities, central government, Homes England and some new entrants to the affordable housing market. 
  • Provide support to a team of Housing and Regeneration fee earners that is currently divided between two locations, in Bristol and London.
  • Advise on development projects whether they be in the local area or across the country.
  • Providing our clients with a quality service in accordance with the Firm’s procedures.

The ideal candidate

  • Someone with a minimum of 3+ years PQE with knowledge of and experience in, since qualification, Property law (particularly development)
  • Ideally some experience in residential development whether that be for registered providers, landowners, developers, funders, local authorities, Homes England
  • Ideally some working knowledge of the Affordable Homes Programmes run by both Homes England and Greater London Authority (not essential)
  • Someone who can work flexibly and under pressure as part of a team
  • 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 knows the real estate market inside out. Private or social, affordable or luxury, single sites or major projects, our housing team have the nationwide insight and experience to meet the unique needs of landlords and investors, developers, registered providers, local authorities, land owners, lenders and providers of care homes and student accommodation.

Our wider Housing Sector offering is a truly comprehensive service, covering acquisition of assets to planning, through construction contracts to disposal, via specialist skills in litigation, regulation, tax, finance, procurement, joint ventures and corporate structures plus day-to-day legal needs such as employment. Our Housing capabilities are demonstrated by our appointment to some of the main housing legal panels, including the Housing Association’s Legal Alliance (HALA) and the Central Housing Investment Consortium (CHIC).

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.


Flexible resource
Flexible resource
Closing Date
Thursday 31 August 2023
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