Client-focused from the outset, our Banking & Finance team bring a sharp commercial edge to the full range of banking & finance transactions they handle, and are seen as the “go to" advisors for complex matters.
Clients are predominantly UK-based financial institutions, including all of the main clearing banks, and also a number of specialist lenders, such as fund-based lenders and asset-based lenders – ABL is a particular field of expertise for our team.
In addition to being instructed by major lenders, the team acts for a wide range of businesses, supporting their needs as a borrower – both at home and abroad, across Europe and the US, in particular.
The team are also experienced in transactions involving cross-border funding and recently acted for a UK-based business that has subsidiaries in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Dubai and Belgium.
We are seeking 2018 newly qualified solicitors keen to develop their careers within banking and finance work in a market recognised team. With continued growth, we are offering positions within our Birmingham, Nottingham and Reading offices.
Candidates will demonstrate a genuine desire to be part of a rapidly growing team, enthusiasm and the drive to continue learning and be actively involved in business development activities.
Strong academics, including a 2:1 degree, and a banking/finance training seat completed within a recognised commercial practice or in-house are essential.
In addition, candidates will also be able to demonstrate the following attributes:
- Strong technical and negotiation skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills and a confident manner in engaging with clients and colleagues at all levels
- A strong team work ethic and the ability to work effectively under pressure
- Drive, commitment, self-motivation and a “can do” attitude
- Discretion and professionalism at all times
- Exceptional attention to detail