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Commercial Associate

Job Introduction

We are recruiting for an Associate to join our growing Commercial team. The role will provide exposure to a broad and varied range of commercial work across the public sector on a national basis to include central government departments, local authorities, policing bodies and police forces, housing associations and non departmental public bodies/charities.  A vacancy has arisen in our team due to the ongoing expansion of our busy practice.

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

As an Associate in the Commercial team, you will be working with and supporting clients such as:

  • Central government departments
  • Non department public bodies
  • Policing Bodies and Police Forces
  • Local authorities
  • Housing Associations (Registered Providers)
  • Private and third sector organisations providing services into the public sector

The type of work and projects that you will work on is broad and scope and will involve advising on:

  • Contract including complex contract drafting for IT and other types of contracts;
  • Corporate and commercial law;
  • Procurement law and practice;
  • Public Sector Governance.

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. You will be able to demonstrate a similar supportive, flexible and driven ethos and will have accumulated the following experience and skills:

  • Between 2 – 8 years PQE with the requisite skills and experience gained within private practice or the public sector or in house
  • Previous experience of working with or within the public sector on contract, commercial and procurement matters

  • Excellent communication skills with a professional approach to work

  • Team player with a keen, client-focused approach

  • Excellent drafting and legal analysis skills

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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