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Job Introduction

We are seeking a Contract Lawyer with litigation experience to support one of our top clients in Scotland. The role requires candidates to be Scottish qualified. This is a 12 month contract offered on a day rate basis, inside IR35. 

Your Role

This is a diverse role, offering real variety; each case is unique, and two days are rarely alike.

You will have the opportunity to be involved with:

  • Running a varied contentious caseload
  • Undertaking supervision of others
  • Providing strategic and commercial legal advice upon a range of disputes and claims, working alongside more senior members of the team
  • Participating in business development activities with clients and potential clients, nurturing existing relationships and building on new ones
  • Assisting with production of legal updates and know-how development

Your Skills and Experience

Ideally you will be experienced in acting in the financial services or real estate sector on contentious matters, however, we are also keen to receive applications from those with a background in insurance litigation, property litigation or commercial litigation.

You will be/have:

  • A Scottish Qualified Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive, ideally 2-6PQE. 
  • A forward thinker, with excellent analytical, communication and organisational skills
  • 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
  • An ambitious and enthusiastic team player, able to support senior fee earners and contribute to our collaborative culture.

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
Sunday 31 December 2023
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