We are recruiting for a Managing Associate to join our Projects, Infrastructure & Construction (PIC) team. This role is a full time, permanent opportunity, and will further strengthen our existing PIC team that operates on a national basis.

The Projects, Infrastructure and Construction team has enjoyed significant growth and investment. Nationally, the PIC team has expertise across a range of sectors including Energy, Infrastructure, Real Estate and PFI/the Public Sector and undertakes both contentious, non-contentious Construction and projects related work. PIC sits within the firm’s Commercial Services Group and acts for private and public sector clients across the UK and further afield. 

Your Role

As a senior contentious construction specialist, you will contribute to the firm's knowledge and expertise within Projects, Infrastructure and Construction, and have the opportunity to:

  • Work for high calibre clients on complex contractual issues, and to ‘lead’ on such matters where appropriate
  • Represent clients in adjudication, arbitration and Technology and Construction Court proceedings
  • Work with clients and their professional teams, providing legal advice on live projects;
  • Build relationships with new clients and existing clients of the firm
  • Develop your skills, knowledge and construction law expertise
  • Contribute to team strategic planning and business development activities;
  • Contribute to the supervision and development of junior fee earners across the team; and
  • Play a real part in the further development of the national PIC team, and assist the firm in achieving its long-term business aspirations.

Your Skills & Experience

You will be/have: 

  • A Qualified Solicitor (SRA or Law Society Registered), already operating at Senior Associate or Legal Director/Managing Associate level, within a highly regarded Projects/Construction team.
  • Experience and knowledge of complex Construction Law matters involving issues such as delay and disruption, defects, payment and building safety defects.
  • Prior experience in providing strategic advice to clients looking to avoid and/or manage disputes
  • Experience of supervising and collaborating with more junior colleagues on large scale cases
  • 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 exposure to business development, with the ability to maintain and nurture strong client relationships. 
  • Able to develop a deep understanding of your clients’ business needs, and act in the best interest of the firm and the client. 
  • Eager to contribute to our collaborative culture, with an ambition to assist in the development of junior team members. 

Your Team

Our Projects, Infrastructure & Construction team have extensive experience in transactional aspects of construction, engineering, energy and infrastructure projects, as well as expertise in dispute management and resolution in these areas. We have a significant record of advising UK infrastructure projects, in particular in the clean energy and transport sectors including on high value complex disputes.

We work with corporate clients of all sizes – complex engineering service providers, vessel designers, global manufacturers and retailers, major national and regional builders, and commercial land developers are regular clients.  We also work with registered housing associations and public bodies including local authorities, police forces and other governmental departments and agencies.

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 1,600 people in offices across the UK and a network of partner firms across Europe, India and the US. In 2023, we were named Law Firm of the Year at the Legal Business Awards 2023. This marks the third year in a row TLT has presented with this accolade in industry awards – having previously been named Law Firm of the Year at The Lawyer Awards in 2021 and the British Legal Awards in 2022.  

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 up to 30 days holiday 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 Recruitment.Operations@TLTsolicitors.com


Legal careers
Market Rate, Competitive
Closing Date
Thursday 20 June 2024
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