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BANKING & FINANCE SENIOR ASSOCIATE

We are working with a global 100 firm with a long-standing reputation for delivering high-quality legal advice rooted in a deep understanding of the sectors in which they operate. The firm regularly appears in Tier 1 of the Legal 500 for its work in a multitude of sectors.

The firm is looking to grow its Banking and Finance practice in Manchester. Their banking and finance team delivers a high-quality legal service operating on a national basis, allowing the team to demonstrate a deep knowledge of current market practice. You will be joining a team which is led strongly by 3 Partners.

The firm is offering a competitive salary and remuneration package of up to £90,000 plus the benefits listed below.

The Role

  • You will be based in their Manchester office.
  • You will be expected to advise a broad range of lenders and borrowers on a wide variety of financing transactions, including acquisition finance, asset-based lending, general corporate lending, project finance, real estate finance and structured finance.
  • This includes acting for borrowers and lenders in relation to sustainability and ESG financing in both the loan and the bond markets.
  • Your client portfolio will include an exceptionally large range of clients from high street banks to wealth management companies.
  • You will be expected to take an active role in business development within both your team and the wider firm.

You Will:

  • Have at least 5 years’ previous qualified experience in Banking and Finance in a large commercial or in-house legal team.
  • Have experience of real estate finance (investment and development), corporate financing and leveraged finance transactions.
  • Be able to lead teams of junior lawyers and paralegals and provide supervision across the national team.
  • Demonstrate exceptional technical knowledge and the ability to work collaboratively with those in your team.
  • Have solid presentation and client handling skills and be commercially astute (take an active part in business development for the firm).
  • Demonstrate astute commerciality and a can-do attitude throughout your work and the firm’s business development.

Offering:

  • A competitive salary of up to £90,000.
  • Medical insurance.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Dental insurance.
  • Company car.
  • Plus, many more optional benefits.

How to Apply

  • We’d welcome speaking with you directly and confidentially.
  • Please call Amelia Rose on 07791 345 944 or amelia.rose@qclegal.com.
  • Send your CV in using the form below.

Find out more about our current job opportunities here: https://qclegal.com

QC Legal is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace, very much setting the industry benchmark, leading from the front and by example.

Sector: Banking Finance Full Time Solicitors
Location: Manchester
PQE: 4-6 7-10

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