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Job Introduction

We have an urgent requirement for a Contract Lawyer to support our Banking team, on an initial 6 month contract but has the possibility of extension, there are lots of potential opportunties within the firm as we in a period of enormous growth.

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

The Role

The focus of our banking team is acting lender side on transactions including acting for all of the UK clearing banks, the so-called challenger banks and investment funds. The team also advises many of the firm’s corporate and real estate clients who are undertaking transactions in the debt markets.

The team is supported by highly regarded experts in restructuring and insolvency, property, employment and licensing, all with significant experience and understanding of the way in which lending institutions operate. We pride ourselves on understanding the needs of our clients, listening to them and then providing clear, straightforward commercially pragmatic advice that offers a real solution..

  • Once you are in the role of you will deliver the following:
  • Manage your own transactions for a variety of clients.
  • Support with larger transactions using project and time management techniques to ensure effective management of resource and achievement of results.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the client’s business and ability to secure new work within existing client relationships.
  • Participate in business development opportunities, build and help to strengthen relationships with our clients.
  • Focus on financial implications and targets at a team and group level, monitor and manage expenditure and other costs/benefits against targets.
  • Provide an excellent service to our clients by working closely with colleagues from across the UK in both the Banking team and other specialisms.

Your Skills and Experience

To be considered for this role, you will be an NQ-3PQE Solicitor, with experience in banking and finance matters. This experience can come from previous Paralegal experience, a seat on your training contract, or as post qualified experience. 

  • You must be 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.  

The Team

Operating from offices across the UK, our expanding and ambitious partner-led team provide tactical, commercially minded services across all aspects of financing. We act for a broad range of debt funders and have positions on the general lending panels of nearly all the high street lenders. In addition, we act for a wide spectrum of corporate borrowers in all of our key sectors in the investment and non investment grade spaces.

We provide clear commercial advice on all areas of restructuring and insolvency law. With broad and deep expertise in restructuring and insolvency, and specialism in the acquisition and disposal of debt portfolios, we act for everyone from corporates and their boards to banks and government agencies. From large restructuring, workouts and formal insolvencies to acting for individual creditors and assisting stakeholders, we’re ready when clients need us.

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
Tuesday 31 October 2023
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