Senior Associate

Reference
VAC-24168
Contract Type
Full-Time
Practice Area
Financial Services, Investigation / Adjudication
Location
Glasgow
Salary
Competitive
PQE
Other
TLT LLP are looking for a Senior Associate to join the Financial Services Disputes & Investigations (FSDI) team, in Glasgow - Apply now!

Job Description

We are recruiting for a Senior Associate to join our market-leading Financial Services Disputes & Investigations (FSDI) team, in Glasgow. Our FSDI team is one of the UK's largest teams in the field of financial services litigation, comprising over 150 people across Bristol, Manchester, London, Belfast and Glasgow.

 

This role is offered on a fully flexible working basis and can accommodate full or part-time hours. 

 

Your Role

Our FSDI team carries out high value and complex banking litigation, defended mortgage litigation, professional negligence claims, defends claims brought by consumers and businesses, investment banking litigation, international disputes, regulatory, fraud, trade finance, and receivership instructions. We defend reputationally sensitive claims and undertake specialist projects with our clients to help to prevent claims against them in the future.

 

As a key addition to our growing team, you will be involved in:

  • Developing strong working relationships with contacts at key financial services clients
  • Being a key point of contact for one or more strategic clients and being a trusted business advisor to clients
  • Providing strategic and commercial legal advice across a range of disputes, including high-value, reputationally sensitive matters
  • Running a caseload for key financial services clients including clearing banks, private banks, building societies and/or niche lenders
  • Collaborating closely with Partners both in Glasgow and our other office locations, actively supporting in the growth and direction of the practice area
  • Supporting and managing juniors within the team
  • Actively engaging in business development activities with clients and potential clients

 

Your Skills & Experience

 

We are looking for:

  • An England & Wales qualified Solicitor with a background in financial services or commercial litigation. Dual qualification in Scotland is preferred, but not essential
  • A proven track record in business development and maintaining strong client relationships
  • Experience of supervising and/or managing a small team
  • First class communication skills with the ability and confidence to engage with clients and colleagues at all levels

 

Your Team

TLT has one of the largest dedicated Financial Services Disputes practices in the UK, with partner led teams in all jurisdictions. We act for a range of financial institutions including large UK banks, international banks, challenger banks and fintechs, giving commercial and practical advice to resolve disputes. 

 

We advise across the whole spectrum of contentious issues associated with commercial, business and consumer finance, including dispute resolution, pre-litigation management and Alternative Dispute Resolution.

 

About TLT

Fast paced, fast growing and forward thinking, TLT is the law firm that helps clients stay one step ahead, and we do the same for our people.

 

We work with high profile clients in innovative sectors. With local, national and international reach, we have over 1,400 people in offices across the UK and a network of partner firms across Europe, India and the US. In 2022 we were named Law Firm of the Year at The British Legal Awards, recognising our incredible success story.

 

Our purpose is to protect, prepare and progress our clients for what comes next and it’s essential that we do the same for our people, our planet and our communities too. In our open and collaborative culture, we encourage everyone to be their whole self, to have a voice and to contribute.

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