Banking Lawyer

17 Sep 2019
17 Oct 2019
Full time

PQE: NQ - 4 years

Term: Permanent

Working hours: Full-time

Team: Banking

Location: Birmingham

The Firm

A leading UK law Firm with a network of offices from the South Coast to Scotland, working together as one national team. An innovative practice and the first top 100 law firm to achieve “Gold Standard”. Investors in People, the Firm’s values and culture are not just words on their website but are the heartbeat of the Firm. The lack of barriers between departments, a real lack of hierarchy, zero tolerance for arrogance and pomposity makes this Firm a fantastic place to work.

The Team

The Firm’s national banking and finance team advises clients on a range of financing transactions across a wide variety of sectors, often with a multi-jurisdictional element. Acting for borrowers, lenders and investors means this Firm has a practical understanding of the needs of all parties to a financing transaction. Their expertise extends to corporate lending, acquisition finance, asset finance, real estate finance (both investment and development), project finance, invoice discounting and refinancing’s both on a bilateral and a syndicatable basis. Our client works closely with some of the UK's major banks and financial institutions, and have approved panel solicitor status with many of them. The Firm manage transactions from start to finish, ensuring a smooth and cohesive process, enabling clients to continue to focus on building their relationships and running their businesses.

The Firm’s excellent team is going from strength to strength and has a key specialisim in project and real estate finance, having advised a wide range of lenders, borrowers and public bodies on the financing of infrastructure, energy and mining projects, and advising on refinancing and restructuring assets covering everything from individual properties to multi-jurisdictional portfolios of assets, both in the UK and internationally. The team advises some of the UK’s largest financial institutions in real estate finance, acquisition and leveraged finance and asset-based lending.

The Role

Due to this continued growth, the Firm has a fantastic opportunity for a Solicitor to join their team in Birmingham and work alongside key partners.

Working closely with the national banking team, our client would expect you to be able to support and assist others in the team on a range of work including but not limited to; corporate lending, acquisition finance, project finance and real estate finance. You will have experience advising borrowers, lenders and investors on the full transaction lifecycle. You will also support the team on a local and national level.

Equal Opportunities

This Firm is a committed Equal Opportunities employer promoting equality of opportunity. This means that everyone who either applies to or works for the Firm is treated equally, whatever their gender, age, ethnic origin, nationality, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.