We are currently recruiting for a Senior/Managing Associate to join our recently established Birmingham based Employment team. This is a flexible working opportunity and would best suit a qualified Solicitor 4+ year's PQE with a background spanning contentious and non-contentious employment work and, ideally, experience of working with large or medium sized employer / respondent clients.


Your Role

As a member of a relatively new office of an award-winning national law firm, you will join an established and highly regarded large and national employment group.  Whilst the role is Birmingham based, with the successful appointment supporting the early growth and development of the location, the employment team operates nationally and therefore you can expect to support with national client work and initiatives. 

You will be a key early hire who is well placed to quickly assume a varied workload and establish networks and relationships inside and outside of the firm.  There will also be opportunity for you to play an important role in supporting the development and growth of our offering in Birmingham.  You can expect to be involved with:

  • Advising on a broad range of employment matters spanning contentious and non-contentious work
  • Taking an active involvement in the recruitment, supervision and development of junior team members
  • Supporting the longer-term development, reputation enhancement and growth of our Birmingham based Employment team
  • Working closely with our Partners across our national Employment group, but especially the recently appointed Birmingham based Employment Partner (an established presence in the local market and top tier ranked in the legal directories) to foster, manage and develop client relationships and support the future growth of the team


Your Skills & Experience

We are looking for:

  • A Qualified Solicitor (SRA or Law Society Registered), with the ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • A forward thinker, with excellent analytical, communication and organisational skills, you will be self-motivated with the ability to manage workloads and deadlines
  • Commercial awareness with some exposure to business development, with the ability to foster, maintain and nurture strong client relationships
  • Ability to develop a deep understanding of your client’s business needs, and act in the best interest of the firm and the client 
  • Contribution to our collaborative culture, with an ambition to assist in the development of junior team members


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 HR-Recruitment@TLTsolicitors.com 

Legal careers
Competitive salary package
Closing Date
Sunday 28 July 2024
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