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Lipson Lloyd Jones London
07 June 2013
05 July 2013
City of London, England
A leading London based law firm providing high quality legal services to its UK and international clients.
The Banking and Governance team is a recognised leader in its field with substantial experience of complex mainly property related finance and corporate and commercial work.
Much of this is for it's "not for profit" clients; where the relationship with many of them stretches back well over twenty years. Its clients include housing associations, local authorities, regulatory bodies and charities.
The firm is looking for a Solicitor with 2-3PQE, preferably with a banking background or experience in not for profit organisations such as housing associations or charities.
The successful candidate will have excellent drafting skills as well as good academics.
The main duties for this role include:
*Responsible for the day to day running of files
*Interact directly with clients; understand and meet their deadlines.
*To be fully involved in marketing and business development in a client focussed manner.
*Organise and maintain tidy and accurate files.
*To provide support to the other fee earners within the department and to share knowledge as and when required.
*To follow departmental procedures, the Solicitor's Accounts rules and the Firm's policies and procedures as detailed in the Office Manual, including LEXCEL.
*Undertake such duties and tasks that are appropriate for the role of a Solicitor such as changes in information systems and new technology as may reasonably be required.
You will be a Solicitor with experience of banking law. Experience with Charity law, Housing Association law and Regulation experience would also be an advantage.
You will have a strong academic background, ideally gaining a 2:1 or First at degree level (or equivalent).
You will have 2 - 3 years experience in a well regarded law firm.
Strong drafting and communication skills, both written and verbal.
Self motivated with an ability to prioritise a demanding workload.
Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
We aim to respond to all applications within two working days.
If we have not contacted you within this time frame your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.
Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required.
However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.