TLT trainees

Routes to a career with TLT

We look for applicants that are commercially aware and business-savvy as well as academically bright.

Training contract

We believe that well-rounded trainees make the best lawyers. That’s why, at TLT, we will provide you with a comprehensive training contract that empowers you to make the best decisions for your future.

We have 26 seats across 32 practice areas and seven sectors combined with coaching, 1-to-1 mentoring and a personally tailored training programme to meet your individual needs. You’ll feel prepared and motivated to get stuck into a variety of exciting live cases for a wide range of high profile clients. We’ll support you to thrive and develop professionally, giving you key qualities and transferable skills to aid you in all walks of life.

Bristol training contract

Location: 1 Redcliff Street in the thriving city centre.

Seats: Financial Services Disputes & Investigations; Employment; Pensions & Incentives; Corporate Tax; Commercial; Technology & IP; Commercial Dispute Resolution; Projects, Infrastructure & Construction; Corporate; Banking; Restructuring; Regulatory; Commercial Property; Energy & Renewables; Social Housing; Planning; Development; Family and Tax & Estate Planning.

London training contract

Location: 20 Gresham Street, EC2V, in the heart of the city's financial district.

Seats: Banking & Restructuring; Tech & IP; Housing & Regeneration; Corporate; Financial Services Disputes & Investigations; Financial Services Regulation; Projects; Real Estate and Commercial. 

Manchester training contract

Location: 3 Hardman Square, Spinningfields; Manchester's vibrant financial and professional services district.

Seats: Commercial Dispute Resolution; Regulatory; Technology & IP; Corporate; Commercial; Real Estate; Banking & Restructuring; Financial Services Disputes & Investigations; Employment and Regulatory.

Belfast solicitor apprenticeship

Location: River House, right in the middle of the High Street.

Seats: Planning & Environment; Banking & Restructuring; Financial Services Disputes & Investigations and Energy & Renewables.

Glasgow training contract

Location: 140 West George Street, in the lively centre of the city.

Seats: Financial Services Disputes & Investigations; Commercial Dispute Resolution; Real Estate; Employment; Leisure & Retail and Banking & Restructuring.

Application process

  • Application form and psychometric test
  • Full day assessment centre 
      - Strengths-based interview
    - Group exercise
    - Presentation
    - Psychometric test
  • Training contract offer

Application deadline

Bristol, London, Manchester, Glasgow - 31 May 2021
Belfast - 6 November 2020

Vacation scheme

Our vacation scheme gives you the perfect opportunity to experience the magic of TLT for yourself. Running in a variety of offices, our week-long scheme gives you a first-hand experience of what it’s like to work at TLT. You will be able to participate in live client cases and experience our open, approachable culture for yourself whilst our trainee buddies will be on hand throughout the week to give you the authentic experience.

Our vacation scheme includes all of the assessments for you to obtain a training contract, therefore it’s the most beneficial and practical route for aspiring trainees.

Application process

  • Application form and psychometric test
  • Half day assessment centre 
    - Interview
    - Group exercise 
    - Psychometric test
  • Vacation scheme
    - Strengths-based interview
    - Presentation 
  • Training contract offer

Application deadline

Bristol, London, Manchester, Glasgow - 10 January 2021
Belfast apprenticeship - 6 November 2020

Contact us

Any queries, please contact Sam Bracey, Future Talent Advisor at graduate@tltsolicitors.com