Project Finance Associate

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, Bristol
£50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Closing date
30 Jun 2021

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Join one of the UK's leading Banking and Finance teams, offering insight on Energy and Infrastructure projects with transactions often exceeding £1B

Considered the "The Experts" by Chambers, whilst offering uncapped opportunities for career progression within Bristol's leading Top 50 firm.

The Firm

Top 50, with an abundance of Legal 500 ranked teams and colleagues across all notions of Commercial law, the firm's gravity perpetuates not only regionally but within the national market in terms of quality, service and legal expertise.

They were consistently hallmarked as "UK Law Firm of the Year" whilst being the leading Commercial firm outside of the City. Their longstanding excellence has been awarded nationally by Chambers UK (70% of Partners are specifically Chambers ranked) The Legal 500 and Legal Cheek to name a few.

The firm receives numerous accolades and leads by example regarding culture, empowerment, progression and diversity.

Calling Bristol home for over 100 years, the firm's growth has come naturally, resisting external influence and remaining independent to ensure they holistically support colleagues, clients and the local community.

Diversity and inclusion are a strategic priority, understanding that talent resides in the individual and focused on platforming staff to achieve their career and life goals.

Being a firm believer of "actions speak louder than words", staff thrive in an open, communal, and collaborative environment underpinned by people-first mindset. This is put into practice via continued and structured personal and career development, speaking for itself given nearly half of all existing Partners trained at the firm.

Working in the Bristol office or from home if preferred, your influence upon the team will be immediate. Day-to-day, you'll take advantage of a balanced team structure, approachable leadership and paralegal support, along with the use of technologies ensuring your time is used efficiently.

The Role

2+ PQE Projects Finance Associate in join Top 50 Bristol Banking and Finance team.

Combining market-leading industry sector insight with the highest level of legal expertise, the Bristol-based Projects leads the market one of the largest and respected teams in the sector.

The team act as trusted advisors for borrowers and lenders on infrastructure transactions, with continued growth within the energy sector in support of wind, solar and renewable energy technology. The team often guides on first of their type projects, being readily regarded as the best at what they do.

With transactions that can exceed £1B, the team supports clients based in the UK and overseas, and works in collaboration with other team to provide a unified service.

Your influential position in the team will be of strategic importance with you working closely with Partners in a manner that allows for you to establish your own reputation for excellence both internally and across the sector.

Owing to the technical nature of the role those more junior will receive your guidance, with your own progression being structured and benchmarked to ensure ongoing promotion and reward.

The Requirements

  • 2+ PQE, relevant to the field, ideally with a good working knowledge of LMA standard for documentation as adapted for relevant transactions
  • The ability to think creatively in response to problems with a fast-paced dynamic
  • Ambition and drive in terms of increasing expertise and career progression
  • Confidence in liaising with clients and nurturing existing partnerships

This is a rare opportunity to work at City-level, whilst enjoying the lifestyle afforded to those living outside of London. The team are the best at what they do, whilst respecting life balance in a progressive environment.


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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