• Regional Law Firms
  • Manchester, London, Bristol

Training Contract

  • Places: 20

Vacation Scheme

  • Places: 56

Firm stats

  • Total employees: 1000




Combining expertise with open-mindedness, we have a straightforward goal at TLT. We help people to excel; both our clients and the individuals that work here. Our culture provides a bright, innovative place to work, with a flexible approach, where fresh ideas are valued, hard work is recognised and everyone gets out every bit as much as they put in. 

We are an ambitious UK commercial law firm, with a growing reputation. We have grown by 50% in the last five years, with revenues reaching £87.6m in 2018/19.

We are described by clients as an ‘energetic firm’ with an ‘open-minded entrepreneurial culture’ and have previously been named as a ‘first class’ employer by Best Companies Limited.

We provide a range of legal services to the Clean Energy, Financial Services, Retail and Consumer Goods, Digital, Leisure, Public Sector and Real Estate sectors.

Core legal specialisms include Real Estate, Banking and Lender Services, Commercial, Corporate, Employment and Litigation, but we believe there’s more to legal work than being a lawyer - you need to embrace management, technology and business skills too.

Training Contract

We recruit graduates with the potential to become brilliant lawyers. No matter your background - law degree or not, post-graduate or career change; we'll support you every step of the way.

We want you to thrive and grow professionally so expect to work alongside partners and their teams and get involved in meaningful client work from day one.

With no compulsory seats and a choice of 32 practice areas, you’ll get stuck into a variety of exciting live cases for a wide range of high profile clients. We’ll provide a blend of one-to-one mentoring, coaching and award-winning training programmes.

You’ll work with a dedicated supervisor to create a personal development plan, tailored to your aspirations and ambitions, and we’ll make sure you have the tools you need to excel. Our open plan offices will make it easy for you to build meaningful relationships with Partners, and advice and guidance will never be far away.

Vacation Scheme

During Easter and summer each year, we run week-long vacation schemes in Bristol, London and Manchester. They’re the perfect opportunity for you get a taster of what it’s like to be at trainee at TLT. You’ll get stuck into real client work, have the chance to network with lawyers and Partners over breakfast seminars and ask existing trainees any niggling questions you have. What’s more, we’ve built an assessment into the week so you won’t have to worry about making a separate training contract application.    

Salary & Benefits

Bristol - first year £32,000, second year £34,000, newly qualified £47,000

London - first year £38,000, second year £41,000, newly qualified £64,000

Manchester - first year £28,000, second year £30,000, newly qualified £41,000


Required degree grade 2:1 or above in any discipline at degree level and a minimum of 300 UCAS points at A level.


Apply online at tltsolicitors.com/careers

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