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Associate - Commercial Litigation

Job Introduction

Our Commercial Dispute Resolution team in Glasgow is recruiting for an Associate, to join them and strengthen their offering. The role has a focus on contentious matters for a wide range of commercial clients and financial institutions, including some of the UK's major banks, challenger banks and international banks.

Our nationwide commercial and financial litigation team is ranked in the L500 and act on a variety of matters from contract disputes, high value and complex banking litigation including commercial and investment banking disputes including mis-selling claims and fraud related issues, professional negligence claims, Judicial Review and mortgage retail recovery claims.  We also defend reputationally sensitive claims and undertake specialist projects with our clients to prevent claims against them in the future.

In return we will invest in you. We want you to be successful. You will manage your own caseloads ensuring your experience is varied and broad. Through our national service lines you will work with notable clients and become a sector specialist. You will receive bespoke training throughout your career ensuring you have the technical and commercial skills to build an effective and successful practice.

Role Responsibility

We are looking for an Associate who can:

  • Confidently manage a varied caseload for key commercial and financial services clients
  • Provide strategic and commercial legal advice on a range of contentious disputes and claims with supervision
  • Support the surrounding team with large projects and complex cases
  • Take an active involvement in business development activities
  • Support Trainee Solicitors and junior members of the team

The Ideal Candidate

Our employees are talented people, distinguished by technical excellence, with a willingness to embrace team working and a passion for client service.

We consider all applications on a strictly individual basis to asses fit with our team but as a guide we are looking for:

  • A qualified Associate between NQ-5 years PQE 
  • Experience in commercial litigation, financial services litigation or property litigation is essential
  • Strong ability to build rapport quickly and deliver excellent client service
  • Excellent self-management skills and motivation
  • A collaborative and teamwork ethic

TLT is committed to creating a diverse 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 as a Disability Confident Employer, we 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

Package Description

We value our employees highly and we want you to feel valued. You will receive a competitive basic salary with an annual pay review.  As a fee earner if you exceed your targets you will receive a generous annual bonus. 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.

About the Firm

We’re an ambitious UK law firm built around the needs of our high profile clients. With over 1000 employees and 100 partners across our six UK offices, we’ve grown considerably in the last three years – and so have our revenues. Open-minded? Definitively. Forward-focused? Absolutely. An energetic firm with an entrepreneurial, collaborative culture, we’re always looking to recruit highly talented individuals with the drive to succeed.

TLT has been awarded the ‘Best Law Firm for Partner Approachability 2021’ from the recent Legal Cheek Awards.

So if you’re dynamic, determined and looking for a firm where you can develop your skills, join us and we’ll give you everything you need to thrive.



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