• Regional Law Firms
  • London, Bristol, Manchester

Training Contract

  • Places: 20

Vacation Scheme

  • Places: 56

Firm stats

  • Total employees: 1000




We believe that well-rounded trainees make the best lawyers.

TLT is an award-winning, top 50 UK law firm best known for having expert lawyers in their field. We combine this expertise with open-mindedness and an entrepreneurial culture to deliver the best training programme for our future talent. In the last five years our revenues have grown by 50% to hit £87.6m making us one of the fastest growing and ambitious firms in the legal market.

We are proud to have two simple aims. To help our clients succeed, and to help you succeed too. Because the success of our firm depends on our people.

We have proven expertise advising the Clean EnergyDigitalFinancial ServicesLeisure, Food & DrinkPublic SectorReal Estate and Retail & Consumer Goods sectors. Our excellent client service is reflected in our culture, where hard work is recognised, fresh ideas are valued and your unique training programme combines management, technology and business skills to help you become a successful well-rounded lawyer.

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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