New - 0-2 PQE Banking Associate, Mid-Tier City Firm, London
We are renowned for our discretion, commitment, technical flair and pragmatic approach to providing solutions for our clients' complex affairs. Our collaborative approach and "one firm" policy promotes a strong bond both between the different departments of the firm and between partners and staff; each and every person having played a part in putting our firm in the strong position it is in today.
The Banking Team assists both lenders, particularly private banks, and borrowers in relation to loan facilities for trusts, corporates and individuals. We advise on borrowing for investment, business and charitable purposes and provide advice on all aspects of lending including priority of debts and security. The team covers a range of financing areas, including property finance, asset finance, general corporate lending, charity finance, private placements and syndicated lending.
The Banking team is growing. We are looking for a bright and personable solicitor with a proven aptitude for banking work and between 0 – 2 years' post-qualification experience to join our highly successful Banking team. The successful applicant should have general banking and property finance experience.
Skills and Experience
Strong academic background
Sound technical knowledge relating to banking law and practice
Interest and enthusiasm in respect of transactional banking work
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Self-starting approach to tasks and projects and ability to work on own initiative
Ability to think laterally and apply knowledge and experience to a broad range of transactions and clients
Excellent organisational and transaction management skills
Education and Qualifications
Minimum 2.1 degree and training or post-qualification experience from a mid-sized or city firm