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Associate - FSDI

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Job Introduction

Are you looking for a varied role where you will be supported in your development? Do you want to work for a nationally recognised financial services disputes practice, which counts a wide variety of household financial services businesses as clients? This opportunity may be for you.

What does the role include? We act for a variety of financial services clients that provide a wide range of products to customers, from conventional retail mortgages to multiple commercial loan facilities. This role is focused around supporting those clients who are facing losses as a result of professional negligence advice they have received. This includes advice provided by solicitors, surveyors, project monitors, brokers and pension and tax advisers. This role will enable you to develop your skills in professional negligence, fraudulent property transactions, rectifying property titles and complex recovery actions. You will be working with a recognised leader in this field.

So why should you be excited about a career in our team? You will be part of a national team that has a track record for winning the most significant and reputationally challenging instructions from our top tier clients. You will be joining the Law Firm of the Year.

We are an ambitious team, and we know that we will only exceed in our goals by supporting every team member in achieving their potential. You will be empowered, and supported, to take on responsibility for managing cases and team members from an early stage. You will have direct access to our clients and be encouraged to develop those relationships through business development initiatives and training.

We are a busy team but our culture is open – there are no closed doors. Through TLT World, we are committed to providing the flexibility for you to have the work life balance that you aspire to.  We will provide you with the environment for the supervision that you want, in person or virtually.

Role Responsibility

We are looking for an ambitious Associate to support the continued growth of our complex recoveries and title rectification practice for our financial services clients.  We act for a wide range of industry leading financial clients from the top clearing banks and Societies in the UK, to specialist lenders. All of which has generated the need for additional associate support to service the work.

You will have an opportunity to -

  • Work on a varied case load, providing strategic advice on complex negligence and fraud claims as well as title rectification options.
  • Assist Partners and Legal Directors on complex matters, at the same time as progressing your own case load.
  • Engage, negotiate and mediate cases against other top tier litigation firms.
  • Work with a variety of expert witnesses from valuation, underwriting, receivers and taxation and with leading Counsel in this area.
  • Develop relationships with our clients, so that you are able to assist in maintaining and developing key accounts.
  • Work with a team of legal assistants, which will enable you to delegate work to others and develop your supervision skills

We are looking for a candidate who is ambitious to support the development of this work stream and who has an interest in disputes and financial matters.

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 are open minded about the qualification level as we are most interested in what you can bring to the role and the team, and whether we are the right fit for you. We anticipate that the ideal candidate will be a junior associate at NQ to two years’ PQE with a genuine interest and experience in commercial disputes and litigation.  

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.

TLT LLP

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