We are recruiting for an experienced Managing Associate to join our Tech, IP & Data team in London, Manchester, Bristol or Birmingham. This role will form a crucial part of our team, supporting clients principally across the public sector, handling a range of technology projects and advice relating to tech procurement and outsourcing. 

In return we will invest in you. We want you to be successful. You will manage your own projects (with Partner oversight as required) ensuring your experience is varied and broad. Through our national service lines you will work with notable clients and become a public sector tech specialist. You will receive bespoke training, ensuring you have the technical, commercial and management skills to build an effective and successful practice.

Your Role

  • Working as part of a wider technology and commercial team on high value, strategic public procurements, and contracts
  • Providing non-contentious advice on a wide range of technology projects, including framework agreements, collaborations, software purchases, digital transformation projects, cloud migration and outsourcing
  • Supervising, managing and mentoring more junior members of the team
  • Taking an active role in business development, including preparing pitches and tenders, providing training and building client relationships
  • Working on site with clients where required, including the option for virtual and in-person secondments.


Your Skills and Experience

Our employees are talented people, distinguished by technical excellence, with a willingness to embrace team working and a passion for client service. You will be able to demonstrate a similar supportive, flexible and driven ethos and will have accumulated the following experience and skills:

  • A track record of advising and leading technology transactions and procurements for public sector clients
  • A minimum of 6 years post qualified experience gained within a Technology, Commercial or Public Procurement team at a national or specialist law firm, or relevant in-house legal team
  • A motivated self-starter with ambitions to take a leading role in delivery of more complex, strategic client work (with Partner oversight and support as required)
  • Outstanding technical ability, particularly with negotiating, drafting and advising on complex contracts
  • Client focussed approach with the ability to nurture long standing relationships
  • Have the drive and ambition to succeed as a key senior component of the team at TLT, with the commitment to developing the firm’s offering locally and nationally


Your Team

The technology market is evolving at breakneck speed. To capitalise on all its commercial advantages, clients can benefit from our advice on development and licensing, ICT procurement, outsourcing, cloud services, e-commerce, social media and data privacy. 

We work across the industry from innovative start-up technology companies seeking investment, to university spin-outs, as well as major international product manufacturers. In the public sector, we work for clients across central government, local government, law enforcement, health, utilities and higher education.


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, Asia and the US. TLT has been 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 and bonus scheme. You will also have access to an extensive range of benefits via our flexible benefits scheme including 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 HR-Recruitment@TLTsolicitors.com 

Legal careers
Bristol, London, Manchester, Birmingham
Market Rate, Competitive
Closing Date
Thursday 1 August 2024
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