Broad finance role - international firm - 1-3 PQE - £Excellent

Jameson Legal
London (Central)
23 Mar 2019
19 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Specialisation: Banking & Finance Sector: Law firm Role/Position: Associate Salary Range: £100-149k per annum Location: London Country: UK Region: London/UK Job Reference: DVD-PL-7927 About the Role/Client

Our client is one of the world’s largest and most prestigious law firms.

Their Finance/Acquisition Finance practice is broad and well-established. They act for lender, borrower, and advisory clients on high-profile and complex acquisition and event-driven financings.

The work is high quality and usually partner led. It’s a great place to learn, and rewards hard work and a common-sense, can do attitude. Associates benefit from client involvement and close partner contact.

The team is busy and growing. Due to a consistent pipeline of high quality work, there is now a vacancy for an additional junior lawyer.

In this role, you will:

  • Advise on various corporate, acquisition and leveraged financing transactions
  • Advise on emerging markets transactions as well as infrastructure M&A /Financings
  • Assist in the negotiation of transactions including taking the lead on smaller matters
  • Assist in building relationships with clients, identifying and acting on opportunities
  • Act for lenders and borrowers in relation to general corporate and acquisition facilities
  • Draft and negotiate loan agreements
  • Plan, prioritise and delegate work tasks as appropriate and update supervising partner

This is a tremendous opportunity to work with a market leader. In order to be considered you will have:

  • Trained and ideally have between one and three years’ post-qualification experience in at a City or international firm with a well-regarded finance practice;
  • England & Wales qualification preferred – other commonwealth solicitors from top tier firms will be considered;
  • Strong general banking/finance experience – ideally including a mixture of corporate and acquisition financing;
  • Strong basic legal skills, including drafting, writing, negotiation and project management;
  • Willingness to learn and the ability to work hard; and
  • A common sense, down-to-earth approach.

If you’re looking for a broad finance role including general lending, acquisition and leveraged finance and some infrastructure and emerging markets at a prestigious firm, you owe it to yourself to apply.

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