Banking & Finance Senior Associate / Partner

Location
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
Salary
£80000 - £130000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted
29 Apr 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Ref
BBBH12672
Contact
Jason Connolly
Practice area
Banking and finance
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Are you a Senior Associate looking for a step up in terms of responsibility? Perhaps you are in a top-heavy team looking for a route for career progression? Equally, this role would suit a Partner looking for a lateral move to a prestigious, growing and forward-thinking department.

This stand out practice are forward-thinking, collaborative, dynamic and entrepreneurial are one of the UK's leading law firms. It has experienced significant organic growth in recent years; and are highly ranked in several leading fields. This Banking and Finance role will offer you a spectacular chance to gain more in the way of client contact and you will work closely with a team that holds a wealth of experience.

The Firm

This highly recommended Legal 500 firm are considered a leading Regional Practice in the North West. Outside of London they are highly regarded on often act against Magic Circle, City and West End firms. They have won many awards and accolades and this paramount to the core values engrained within the firm. Standing at over 25 partners across practice areas that include Media, Technology, Corporate, Agriculture, Private Wealth, Environment and Charities. This firm have a real forward approach to the Legal industry and work with Celebrities, Sports Stars, HNW families and Businesses.

This firm have grown substantially in recent years due to increased workflow, which covers both domestic and international matters. This firm show a vibrant approach to the legal sector and this can be seen right down to the Hi-Tech office that will give you all the tools to further drive your career and practice forward.

The role

The firm are seeking to hire a Banking & Finance Senior Associate / Partner into their flourishing, Leeds City Centre office.

The firm has one of the largest and strongest banking and finance practices in the South outside London. The banking and finance team is a fast-growing and dynamic group consisting of a dozen lawyers carrying out a high quality and varied diet of banking and finance work. The practice includes acquisition/leveraged finance, real estate finance, asset-based lending, trade finance, venture debt and corporate cross-over debt products and restructuring. There is a roughly equal split between borrower and lender-side work.

They are one of the few firms outside London who can comfortably manage high value syndicated finance transactions and the smaller value, bilateral deals. They also have significant international reach, with well-established links across the world with tried and tested partner firms who frequently engage them on the English law aspects of banking and finance transactions.

This role comes with excellent prospects for career progression and development

Requirements:

  • You will be a Banking & Finance Solicitor with at least 6 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience)
  • Excellent client care skills are essential
  • Experience of leading and mentoring more junior members of a team is to advantage but is not essential
  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package

This is an excellent opportunity for a Banking & Finance Senior Associate / Partner to join this Top 200 into the Leeds City Centre office.

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