Banking Associate

England, London, City of Westminster
£70000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
29 Jan 2019
26 Feb 2019
Sarah Beard
Practice area
Banking and finance
Full time
Contract type

A Top 50 law firm are looking for two bright, enthusiastic Banking Associates with 1-3 years PQE to join their thriving team. This firm attract only the best talent for a reason, thanks to their diverse mix of expert knowledge, market insight, industry leading Partners and world class international service.

They are well known for their training and development and regularly promote staff internally.

The Firm

Ranked in the Top 50 and top tier across several practice areas, and with a growing number of awards and accolades this firm is continuing to get noticed for all the right reasons. You will find a cohesive, professional and supportive working environment.

This firm see it as vital to their long-term success to develop and encourage hardworking, talented individuals looking to progress and they can offer career changing opportunities and progression in some of the world's leading practices.

The platform they offer is unrivalled. They are a full-service firm covering a broad range of sectors including Regulatory, Commercial Litigation & Arbitration, Employment, Pensions, Corporate Finance as well as International Trade & Real Estate. They also specialise in Banking, Commercial, Funds, IP, Projects, Restructuring & Insolvency, Tax and Private Wealth.

The Role

The Banking practice sits within the wider Finance group. The team are looking for two Banking Associates with 1-3 years post qualification experience.

You will be experienced as an Associate in General Banking already, or any of the following areas: Real Estate Finance, Acquisition Finance, Leveraged Finance, Syndicated lending or Specialist Energy Financing with a keen interest in broadening your knowledge and experience into Banking.

The role will include work related to energy projects, but you will not be pigeon holed. There will be a very broad mix of general banking and finance matters to work on including leveraged and acquisition finance, private M&A, real estate finance and corporate lending in a high quality but supportive working atmosphere. This role would also be a great opportunity for solicitors looking to do some Corporate M&A.

There is a lot of cross over in the Banking & Finance departments as is shown in the breadth of the role above, plus they offer a fantastic training environment and actively encourage their team members to broaden their expertise. The firm feel it is proven to give Associates a really good grounding for future promotions within the firm.


  • Banking and/or Finance Associate with 1-3 years PQE.
  • Either experience in Banking already, or in other Finance areas but a keen interest in developing experience into other areas.
  • Desire to work in a growing, entrepreneurial team.
  • Strong academics and commercially minded.
  • Organised and able to prioritise a demanding workload working to strict deadlines.
  • Must be able to demonstrate a collaborative and cooperative approach with the ability to develop strong relationships at all levels.

This is a great opportunity for a Banking Associate looking to build a long term career with a successful firm in the City.

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

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