Banking & Finance Solicitor

Employer
JMC Legal recruitment
Location
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
Salary
£50000 - £65000 per annum
Closing date
17 Mar 2021

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Job Details

Are you looking to springboard your career with a high value and intricate caseload that will give you a real edge and finesse? This opportunity gives you the exposure to work with great clients at a dynamic firm that has a high level of technical know-how with commercial astuteness, putting you ahead of the curve.

The Firm

The practice is highly ranked in the Legal 500, making them stand out for their notable strength, experience, and presence in several industry sectors. They house many Partners and several that are ex City lawyers.

The firm have grown substantially due to their dynamic team and strategic heavyweight hires. Despite their continuous expansion and continued organic growth plans, they have committed to preserving a real family feel throughout their offices, they have a lovely social element, there are sporting and social committees and regular events to engage with their workforce.

With this comes genuine opportunities to progress as the firm place people at the heart of their business. Training and investment never stops at this practice, no matter whether you are a newly qualified or a seasoned partner, you will be invested in. They regularly have outside businesses and motivational individuals come in provide training and top-level support. Feeling empowered within your career is core to the business's DNA. Leaders within the business will work with you to help you achieve your career goals and aspirations.

The firm places clients and service at the forefront of what they do. They add real value to client's transactions, and on the commercial side, often act as part of actual business. You will often find their Lawyers working within the client's offices. Their lawyers are not just offering legal expertise, but often act as business advisors, helping to facilitate and spot interesting commercial skills.

You will find that the practice is spearheaded by leading individuals, several them being 'home grown' Partners and this is indicative of the complex influx of work they deal with. This coupled together with their pragmatic approach, will give you a flavour as to why they are successful and industry leaders across the North West

Agile working, and a healthy work-life balance are important principles to the firm. Working from home is commonplace amongst their workforce.

The Role

The firm are looking for a Banking and Finance Solicitor to join their buzzing Leeds office in the heart of the City.

You will deal with a broad caseload covering many industry sectors and sit as part of the wider Corporate team. The sheer level of variety will make for an interesting caseload. The department boasts a diverse client base including high street lenders, private banks, international banks, professional advisers, accountants and developers.

You will work and advise on a range of matters to include asset-based lending, real estate finance, acquisition finance, project finance, equity investment and corporate debt.

You will be provided with the tools to further develop your technical knowledge and contribute to the profitability of the Banking and Finance team.

This opportunity comes with excellent prospects for progression as it is a developing role to support the firm's growing caseload; senior positions at the firm are well within reach for the right candidate.

Requirements

  • You will ideally be 5 years PQE (there is no upper limit in terms of PQE and less may still be considered)
  • You should have a strong background in this area of law. If from a more general Corporate background, you will have a caseload that is at least 50% banking or finance related
  • The ability to confidentially manage your own caseload of high calibre work and clients
  • You will be commercially minded and enjoy business development and marketing
  • You will have a meticulous eye for detail
  • Salary is competitive around market rate, which will be dependent on experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and bonus scheme

This opportunity for a Banking and Finance Solicitor to join a substantial and dynamic firm in central Leeds is one not to be missed, with excellent career progression on offer.

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

Company

JMC Legal Recruitment are a National legal recruitment agency with offices in London, Bristol and New York. Working with Top law firms, a refreshing approach.

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