Banking Lawyer

Location
England, Bristol
Salary
£48000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted
20 Jul 2017
Closes
17 Aug 2017
Ref
BBBH1315
Contact
Jason Connolly
Practice area
Banking and finance
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

This firm is ranked highly in the Top 100; they are due to go into the Top 50 within the next three years. They have a significant presence both in the South West, with a growing London office. They provide corporate and commercial advice to businesses and individuals both nationally and internationally. The firm is modern and has a forward-thinking, collegiate, dynamic, entrepreneurial, and progressive firm.

Lawyers are not just technically strong but particularly good at building a business; you will join a commercially minded company. What stands out about this practice is their friendly family culture, they started out as a family-run firm, they have a good social scene with many social clubs throughout the firm and a strong team ethos, their staff retention rate is unheard of. They have grown significantly in recent years and attracted many heavyweight Partners which has featured in the industry press. The firm is known for their flexible working policy, where fee earners enjoy more in the way of work-life balance.

The firm is seeking a Banking Lawyer to join their growing Bristol office.

The specialist, Legal 500 ranked, Banking and Insolvency team advises banks, financial institutions, asset based lenders, asset financiers, project financiers, trade financiers and borrowers on a variety of financial matters including, providing support on financial components of commercial property, projects and infrastructure transactions and corporate finance transactions. The team prides itself in action on behalf of some of the UK's largest banking corporations and finance houses, as well as for borrowers in substantial lending transactions in domestic cross-border financings.

You will join a nationally-recognised group of Lawyers and will be responsible for providing advice to banks, financial institutions, borrowers and other stakeholders on a variety of financial matters including senior and junior debt finance, asset-based lending, trade finance, and asset finance. This will be a very hands-on role where you will work alongside two very seasoned Partners, you will get experience ahead of your years, with the opportunity to get involved in good client contact.

Due to this department growing, this role comes with excellent prospects.

  • You will be a Banking Lawyer with between 1-4 years PQE
  • A commercial, pro-active, and professional approach to work.
  • Must be self-motivated, committed to working towards goals with high enthusiasm and career commitment.
  • Salary is negotiable, above market rate depending on your level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package

This is an excellent opportunity for a Banking Solicitor to join this ambitious, growing, top 100 firm based in the Bristol office.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation!