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Solicitor / Associate - Corporate Renewable Energy

Job Description

The role is within the TLT Corporate team, acting on behalf of a wide range of renewables clients.  The successful applicant will report into a Kay Hobbs, who heads the TLT Corporate Renewables, which sits within the larger TLT Clean Energy team headed by Maria Connolly.

Renewables is a key sector for TLT and is supported across a variety of service lines and the TLT Corporate Renewables team is consistently ranked by Clean Energy Pipeline and Inspiratia in the top 10 clean energy M&A teams globally by deal volume.

TLT has been involved in renewables for over 20 years and is recognised as one of the leading UK law firms in this sector, advising on all aspects of clean energy projects. Clients include Bluefield, Green Investment Group and Macquarie, Thrive Renewables, Ecotricity Group, NextEnergy Capital, Santander, Triodos, Low Carbon, InfraRed, Blackfinch, GRIDSERVE, SSE, Baywa, Innova, Guinness Asset Management, Gresham House, NTR amongst many others.

In return we will invest in you. We want you to be successful. You will manage your own caseloads ensuring your experience is varied and broad. Through our national service lines you will work with notable clients and become a sector specialist. You will receive bespoke training throughout your career ensuring you have the technical and commercial skills to build an effective and successful practice.

Job 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.

Main Responsibilities

We are looking for a lawyer to join the TLT Corporate Renewables team who is able to lead on standard renewables M&A transactions including advising on disposals and acquisitions, joint ventures and co-operation agreements and profit share agreements.  In addition, you will support other senior members of the team on the larger, more complex transactions.  You will work for a wide variety of clients and will have exposure to a variety of technologies such as wind, solar, battery, AD, hydro, WtE and EVCI amongst others.

The complexity of the projects you may be involved in will provide you with unique opportunities to develop your technical ability. You may be drafting and negotiating concepts and arrangements that are complicated, unusual or that may not have been seen in the market before whilst having the full support of both the Corporate Renewables team and the wider Clean Energy team where necessary.

The Ideal Candidate

Our employees are talented people, distinguished by technical excellence, with a willingness to embrace team working and a passion for client service. You will be able to demonstrate a similar supportive, flexible and driven ethos and will have accumulated the following experience and skills:

  • Trained and worked as a Corporate lawyer in a leading City Law Firm or leading regional law firm and you have strong academic background and qualifications
  • Been involved in a variety of clean energy M&A transactions including assisting in respect of complex projects and agreements
  • Able to take into consideration the commercial impact of your advice when applying technical expertise to decisions
  • Taken part in business development activity and demonstrated good networking skills and an ability to build strong client relationships
  • Team leadership responsibilities including coaching and supervising junior colleagues
  • Demonstrated the ability to influence the shape of new initiatives for your practice group and/or your firm as a whole
  • Ability to demonstrate your ability to work as an integral part of a team
  • Built great relationships with colleagues you work with both within your immediate team and in other practice groups
  • A keen sense of drive and enthusiasm for your role.

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

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. 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.


Solicitor / Associate - Corporate Renewable Energy

Bristol, UK
Full time

Published on 05/11/2021

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