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Associate/Senior Associate – TLT Solicitors Closing Date: 24/06/2022

Salary: Market Rate, Competitive

Frequency: Annual

Job Ref: TLT/TP/58732/2400

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 24 June, 2022

Job Category: Associate

Business Unit: Leisure & Retail

Location: Glasgow or Edinburgh, United Kingdom


Job Introduction

We are recruiting for a solicitor to join our Scottish Licensing team. 

The Scottish Licensing team works from both our Glasgow and Edinburgh offices and sits within TLT’s Leisure & Retail team.  Our client base extends all over Scotland and the team continues to go from strength to strength.  It is now the largest licensing team of any firm in Scotland, representing a number of national and local independent operators in the licensed trade and hospitality sector.

You will be based in either of our Glasgow or Edinburgh offices and in return for your excellent work ethic and passion, you will receive a competitive remuneration.  You will also have access to TLT's industry recognised training and development programmes ensuring you are provided with the tools for a successful career with us.

Role Responsibility

As a licensing solicitor you will be responsible for the following: -

  • Meeting clients and taking instructions
  • Building and managing client relationships
  • Supporting business development initiatives to continue to grow the team’s market share
  • Preparing and pursuing licence applications –we have significant workloads under the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005, the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982 and the Gambling Act 2005
  • Working collaboratively with licensing officials and other third parties on behalf of clients in relation to applications, enforcement issues and licensing policy;
  • Providing clients with advice that is strategic and commercial
  • Advocacy: appearing at licensing boards and committees across the whole of Scotland on behalf of clients
  • Assisting with licensing appeals

The Ideal Candidate

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 candidate you will have the following experience:

  • Previous experience in a licensing or regulatory role, from private practice, in-house or local authority backgrounds
  • High standards of client service is essential.
  • Ability to support and supervise others
  • Managing a busy and varied caseload and prioritising effectively
  • Advocacy skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Enthusiastic, energetic and team approach to working.

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. We welcome applications from people with disabilities and as a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to providing reasonable adjustments, where necessary, to make interviews and jobs more accessible. Should you have any difficulty during the recruitment process, require any reasonable adjustments or an application to Access to work please contact the recruitment team on

Package Description

We value our employees highly and we want you to feel valued. You will receive a competitive basic salary with an annual pay review.  As a fee earner if you exceed your targets you will receive a generous annual bonus. You will also have access to an extensive range of benefits via our flexible benefits scheme including 25 days holiday (which will increase to 30 days based upon length of service) and private medical insurance.

About the Firm

We’re an ambitious UK law firm built around the needs of our high profile clients. With over 1000 employees and 100 partners across our six UK offices, we’ve grown considerably in the last three years – and so have our revenues. Open-minded? Definitively. Forward-focused? Absolutely. An energetic firm with an entrepreneurial, collaborative culture, we’re always looking to recruit highly talented individuals with the drive to succeed.

TLT has been awarded the ‘Best Law Firm for Partner Approachability 2021’ from the recent Legal Cheek Awards.

So if you’re dynamic, determined and looking for a firm where you can develop your skills, join us and we’ll give you everything you need to thrive.

Closing Date: 24 June, 2022