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Construction Associate

Job Introduction

TLT’ s Projects, Infrastructure & Construction (PIC) team is a national team, comprising seven partners across four offices supported by a number of fee earners at various levels.  PIC has expertise across a range of sectors including real estate, public sector and energy and undertakes both contentious, non-contentious work.

We are seeking a non-contentious lawyer to join the team and work as part of TLT’s Clean Energy Team.  The Clean Energy Team is highly regarded in the sector (and for example in April 2021 was ranked in Clean Energy Pipeline’s global league tables 2nd for M&A and 10th for project finance deals).

We increasingly operate as a disruptor to other forms in the sector and advise developers, investors and lenders in relation to wind, offshore wind and solar generation as well as adjacent technologies like AD, energy storage, EVCI and heat networks.

The team has also been growing, with recent hires from NRF, CMS, Orrick, AG, Pinsents and Squire Patton Boggs.

We are seeking a solicitor with construction experience, ideally in the clean energy sector or wider energy and infrastructure markets.  Experience of other project documents (grid, offtake etc.) is not essential but certainly a plus.

You will ideally be located in London but we can certainly discuss other locations.

You will work as part of the team but will manage your own caseloads and experience a broad variety of work.

This role would suit an individual looking for a long-term career move where they can develop and refine their legal knowledge and skills.

Role Responsibility

As part of the team, you will:

  • Have the opportunity to work for high calibre clients on clean energy projects at the leading edge of the market. complex contractual issues
  • Be encouraged to develop the business by building relationships with new clients and existing clients of the firm
  • Also be encouraged to lead your own projects, with support being available as needed

The Ideal Candidate

Our ambitious team is looking for a likeminded candidate, who is excited by the prospect of joining a growing team and who wants to assist the firm in achieving its long term business aspirations.

You will be a driven and hardworking team player, with the following skills/experience and attributes:

  • Strong academic background with experience from a national or recognised firm
  • Highly motivated and innovative, with a positive attitude
  • Able to work with others and take direction
  • Able to communicate easily with clients, prospective clients and colleagues at all levels of the firm
  • Commercially aware and focused on client service/business development
  • Committed to developing the Team’s offering locally and nationally

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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