Senior Banking & Finance Lawyer

England, Kent, Tunbridge Wells
£80000 - £125000 per annum
05 Jan 2019
02 Feb 2019
Joseph Kersey
Full time
Contract type

This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Associate in Banking & Finance looking for a fast track into Partnership. This Top 200 firm are looking for a Senior Associate to build and develop a new Banking & Finance department. You will find the financial backing to mould and drive a department forward. You will be placed on the fast track into Partnership with Head of Department being the ultimate goal.

You will be a driven, motivate individual. This role will be based in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, but comes with the salary of a City Practice. You will work with some of the most esteemed and high-profile clients within one of the oldest law firms in the country! If you are a top-heavy firm with no scope of progression this will be an ideal opportunity for you!

The Firm

This top 200 firm is Top ranked in Chambers, Tier 1 & 2 in many areas of the Legal 500 to which they have become the leading law firm in Kent. They have numerous lawyers ranked in both the Legal 500 and chambers as leaders in their field across their 25 specialist areas. This firm have a rich heritage going back over to the 16th century providing expertise in almost every area of law from the partners passing culture and traditions from one generation to another.

With future growth on the horizon, this firm are sure to break into the Top 100! With a develop client base, believing in this firm brand of professionalism and client care. Further to this, the high retention of staff has allowed the firm to grow substantially, and this is truly beckon by the brilliant work culture available.

The Role:

This is an stand out opportunity for a Banking & Finance Senior Associate / Partner looking to build a department in this Top 200 firm in Tunbridge Wells, Kent office.

This is an excellent role for a Senior Associate looking for a fast track into Partnership, to build and develop a Banking & Finance department within a Top 200 firm. If you are looking to move into Partnership in view of Head up a department in the future, then you will receive the financial backing to mould and really drive forward the department.

In addition to strong academics, you will possess the drive and determination needed to succeed in a fast-paced practice. You will be adept at handling the legal intricacies of large scale transactions, will be excited by the turbulent and rewarding nature of deal making and wont be daunted by hard work.

This will be a hugely rewarding role, offering outstanding products to clients and the opportunity to work alongside leading partners and practitioners in the commercial department.

You will be supporting the firms M&A, Capital Markets and Project Finance Clients therefore you should be comfortable managing a complex workload and consistently meeting deadlines. Your core responsibilities involve vital contractual work including editing passes on ancillary documentation ensuring accuracy and linguistic precision and be able to flawlessly analyse highly technical documents.


  • Good academic background with minimum 2:1 degree
  • 5 years+ PQE Qualified Banking & Finance Associate
  • Extensive experience acting for top tier lenders and sponsors in connection with cross-border leveraged finance transactions
  • Experience with a comparable international firm
  • Good understanding of risks and issues involved in cross-border transactions and must have excellent drafting skills
  • Strong time management, ability to remain calm under pressure juggling multiple projects
  • Must have outstanding communication and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent salary package to rival City practices.

This is an stand out opportunity for a Banking & Finance Senior Associate / Partner looking to build a department in this Top 200 firm in Tunbridge Wells, Kent office.

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

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