The REF team are internationally recognised and you will be involved in a large number of cross-border matters. Highly ranked in a number of directories you will be the lead associate on values £200m+ The Firm This Top 20 UK International firm and Global 100 firm has a long-standing reputation as being a market leader and being ahead of the curve regarding technology; they have systems which ensure they offer a first-class service to their client base. They now stand at over 1,500 lawyers operating from 23 locations throughout the UK, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. The firm is well-placed to advise on complex multi-jurisdictional transactions across a full range of legal disciplines. With multiple accolades to its name, this firm has housed the most reputable leading individuals. Never far from high profile and complex work this firm are often praised not only for the legal problems they solve but the commercial challenges and new opportunities they present to their network. The firm has significant international credentials in global energy, infrastructure, financial services, advanced manufacturing, and technology. Working largely with Fortune 500, FTSE 100 and many other large international companies. This firm has also been recognised as a leading employer of the year. The Role The firm are looking for an Associate to join this Top 20 Practice, leading Real Estate Finance team, in their Manchester office. The Real Estate Finance (REF) is internationally recognised and represents lenders and borrowers in complex structured finance transactions. You will benefit from the international footprint, providing cross-border service through the global network. Highly ranked in a number of directories including chambers and partners and the legal 500. You will be * Representing lenders and borrowers in complex structured finance transactions * Advising on cross border services * Representing lenders and investors in all financing elements relating to the acquisition, sale, and development, classes of real estate including commercial, industrial, retail, hotel, residential, care facilities and student accommodation Requirements * You will be a qualified solicitor between (2-5 Years PQE) * You will have worked within a leading city practice or leading REF group * Commercial awareness and understanding of the key legal and business issues. Salary * You will receive a strong and competitive salary along with an industry leading bonus This is a brilliant opportunity for an Associate to join this Top 20 Practice, leading Real Estate Finance team, in their Manchester office. Apply now for immediate consideration.