Senior Asset Finance Associate

England, London
£85000 - £130000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
16 Jan 2019
13 Feb 2019
Sarah Beard
Vacancy Type
Full Time
Practice Areas
7+ Years
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level

Are you a Senior Associate looking for more responsibility and a step up to Partnership, or perhaps a Partner looking for an opportunity to join a growing, innovative and forward thinking department.

This Top 50 firm has ambitious growth plans. The practice places people at the heart of their business; they have a reputation for nurturing and developing legal talent, nothing better demonstrates this than the growing number of home-grown Partners rising through the ranks.

Their award-winning career programmes offer one-to-one training and coaching, along with team development and core education programmes.

The firm

They are headquartered in London with ten offices across Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

They have forged close ties with other high-quality law firms. This diverse mix of expertise and culture results in a combination of deep local insight, and the capability to provide a seamless international service. The firm is innovative and dynamic and stand out from the crowd.

With over 25% of their people based outside the UK, there are plenty of opportunities overseas. Associates from all their offices can benefit from international secondments or attendance on one of their excellent international development programmes.

The firm assembles teams of bright thinkers to match its clients' needs and give the right advice from the right person at the right time. Dedicating the highest calibre of legal talent to overcome the most complex issues, the firm delivers pragmatic, expert advice that is set squarely in the real world. The practice has a growing number of practice areas in which they rank top tier for.

The firm has core values which encompass individuality, straight talking and team work. The close-knit nature of the teams really stands this firm apart. You will find a professional, friendly and supportive culture.

The role

The firm are seeking to hire an Asset Finance Senior Associate / Partner into their flourishing City of London office.

You will be at the forefront of this growing department, working alongside the other Partners to drive the department forwards.

This role is to work within the general asset finance team, with a particular focus on general leasing and rail finance, including finance and operating leases as well as asset-backed lending, receivables financing both from lease and service contracts and debt deals with security over key assets often with a cross border aspect.

There may also be some opportunity to work on aviation matters. The team has in the past been involved in several important transactions.


  • You will be an Asset Finance Lawyer with at least 9 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience)
  • General asset finance or banking experience with "big ticket" exposure would be ideal.
  • Background in a firm with an excellent reputation in the field of finance and ideally asset finance
  • Strong billing history
  • Excellent academic and professional qualifications
  • Salary is above market rate and negotiate depending on your level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package

This is an excellent opportunity for an Asset Finance Senior Associate / Partner to join this international, top 50 firm based in their City of London office.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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