Our growing Banking & Finance Team in Belfast are newly recruiting for a senior lawyer to join and support in the continued growth and development of the practice.

This is an excellent opportunity for you to gain a broad and varied caseload, working with notable clients. You will receive bespoke training throughout your career and we will ensure that you have the technical and commercial skills to build an effective and successful practice and become a sector specialist.


Your Role

As a key addition to the growing team, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Manage your own caseload of banking matters and support the Partners with larger transactions
  • Provide an excellent service to our clients by working closely with colleagues from across the UK in both the Banking and Finance team and other specialisms
  • Support the Partners in business development matters and help to strengthen the relationships with new and existing clients
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the client’s business and an ability to secure new work from existing client relationships as well as further developing these relationships
  • Delegate tasks to other team members appropriate to their job role level and skill to ensure the optimum use of available resource and utilisation
  • Supervise work delegated to trainees and other team members as a means of developing others adopting a supportive and coaching approach
  • Focus on financial implications and targets at a team and group level

Your Skills & Experience

We are looking for:

  • A Qualified Solicitor (qualification with Law Society of Northern Ireland, SRA or Law Society in England or Law Society of Ireland) with a minimum of 5 years' PQE in a similar legal setting
  • A good working knowledge of real estate finance/ corporate finance/ clean energy finance or structured finance transactions (both from lender or borrower side)
  • Some experience in drafting LMA style loan documentation is preferred
  • Good client connections in the local NI market (or beyond)
  • 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 some exposure to business development, with the ability to maintain and nurture strong client relationships
  • Able to develop a deep understanding of your client’s business needs, and act in the best interest of the firm and the client
  • Able to contribute to our collaborative culture, with an ambition to assist in the development of junior team members as well as developing your career path

Your 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 1,200 people in offices across the UK and a network of partner firms across Europe, India and the US. In 2021 we were named The Lawyer’s Law Firm of the Year, 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.


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 2 June 2024
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