Financial Services Disputes and Investigations NQ+ Solicitor

01 Dec 2016
12 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role:

We are recruiting for a Financial Services Disputes and Investigations NQ+ Solicitor to join our team in Bristol, one of the few teams outside London to specialise in contentious work for banks and mortgage lenders. Our Financial Services Disputes and Investigations team is one of the largest teams offering litigation services to banks, mortgage lenders and insurers. It is rated by Chambers as being in the top tier of firms outside of London advising in this area.

In return you will receive a competitive remuneration coupled with the genuine opportunity to be part of successful team and firm dedicated to continued growth. You will also receive access to TLT's industry recognised training and development programmes ensuring you are provided with the tools for a successful career.

About You:

TLT looks for talented people, distinguished by technical excellence, with a willingness to embrace team working and a passion for client service. As the successful NQ+ Solicitor you will be able to demonstrate the following:

Experience of handling a caseload of banking and mortgage litigation cases including defended and sensitive reputational cases, breach of contract/mandate, fraud, Law of Property Act receivership advice and financial disputes
Experienced in acting for banks and mortgage lenders in contentious matters (however the extensiveness of this experience , if low, may not be a complete barrier if the candidate has the right qualities)
Should be from a top 100 law firm, with contentious commercial experience
Should ideally have a working knowledge of land registry practice and procedure due to the lending we deal with being mostly secured upon property
Keen to establish excellent relationships with clients
Keen and enthusiastic to learn and develop

The Remit:

As a NQ+ Solicitor we expect you to deliver the following:

Running a significant caseload for key FTSE banking and mortgage lender clients
Advising competently upon a range of contentious lending and recovery issues with moderate supervision
Assessing, and progressing a varied litigation caseload typically emanate from banks and mortgage lenders
Assisting more senior solicitors upon larger cases and dealing with document management
Actively involved in business development activities with clients and potential clients
Actively involved in the production of legal updates and knowhow development
Some supervision opportunities may be available in respect of trainee solicitors and other members of the team

About Us:

We are an award-winning, full service commercial law firm with over 1050 employees and 100 partners across 6 offices in all 3 UK jurisdictions. Legal Week has recognised TLT as part of the UK's Top 50 law firms and we are ranked in the top 5 for delivering client satisfaction. We are described as an 'energetic ambitious firm' with an 'open minded entrepreneurial culture' and have been named as a 'first class' employer by Best Companies Limited.

Research shows that our clients and employees describe us as energetic, entrepreneurial & driven. We always look to recruit highly talented individuals who have the drive to develop and succeed and who are naturally collaborative.

The Recruitment Process:

This role is being processed by the TLT Recruitment Team. We will respond to every application received and we aim to do so within 14 days.

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. You can find more information about a career at TLT along with all our vacancies at