Senior Aviation Finance Associate

England, London
£100000.00 - £120000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
01 Nov 2018
29 Nov 2018
Sarah Beard
Vacancy Type
Full Time
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level

Are you a Senior Aviation Finance Associate with at least 3 years PQE looking for an opportunity to move away from the big City rigid culture into a flexible US firm that truly breaks the mould and offers real progression, a fantastic collegiate culture and very high quality work?

The Firm:

This award-winning US firm handle complex matters across a vast range of sectors including Aviation, Corporate, Financial Services, IP, Real Estate, Regulatory, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Energy, Infrastructure and other more specialist areas such as Artificial Intelligence, Social Media Law, Life Sciences and Cross Border work.

The lawyers at this firm boast long careers within the business thanks to the ongoing support they receive as they build their careers and progress up the ladder. On a global scale, new recruits at all levels benefit from an innovative Career Development Programme that will help develop your skills and positively impact your contribution to the firm.

They will assist you in growing your practice and develop your management skills, helping to raise your profile within the business and as a leader in your chosen area of law.

The Role:

The team specialise in sale & leasebacks, refinancing, sales, purchases, lease agreements, novations, supply & maintenance within the Aviation sector.

Acting for airlines, operating lessors, manufacturers and finance institutions. Their expert lawyers advise on complex domestic, cross border and multi-jurisdictional transactions for both commercial and business aircraft, aero engines and components.

Clients vary from large commercial airlines and flag carriers, to leasing companies, banks and lenders.

The successful hire will be responsible for transaction and documentation management, handling very complex drafting work, managing clients and negotiation of transaction documents.


  • Must have experience as a UK qualified Senior Aviation Finance Associate with at least 3 years PQE at a comparable private practice firm.
  • A solid understanding of the key principles of Aviation Finance.
  • Keen to do business development and able to building lasting relationships with clients, colleagues and support staff.
  • Excellent academics and commercially minded.
  • You should be ambitious and wanting to progress your career with a top firm.
  • Remuneration is well above market rate and negotiable depending on your level of experience, plus an excellent bonus structure and benefits package.

This is an exciting role with fantastic opportunities for growth and development, where you will get industry leading exposure and training that will put you years ahead of your PQE level.

Apply Now for immediate consideration or contact JMC Legal for a confidential discussion.

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