Banking Lawyer

England, Bristol
£55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
02 Mar 2021
30 Mar 2021
Carl Pace
Full Time
Practice Areas
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level

Establish yourself for progression and reward in one of the UK's leading Banking.

Building a longstanding reputation via exceptional practice and partnership with the world's leading financial institutions, this is the opportunity for a Banking lawyer looking to cut their teeth and excel within the UK's Best Law Firm

The Firm

Stood proudly within the Top 50, and abundant with Legal 500 ranked teams and colleagues across all notions of Commercial law, the firm's gravity perpetuates not only regionally but within the national market in terms of quality, service and legal expertise.

Often named "UK Law Firm of the Year" and the leading Commercial firm outside of the City, their longstanding excellence has been awarded nationally by Chambers UK (70% of Partners are specifically Chambers ranked) The Legal 500 and Legal Cheek to name a few.

The firm receives numerous accolades and leads by example regarding culture, empowerment, progression and diversity.

Calling Bristol home for over 100 years, the firm's growth has come naturally, resisting external influence and remaining independent to ensure they holistically support colleagues, clients, and the local community.

Diversity and inclusion are a strategic priority, understanding that talent resides in the individual and aligns in platforming staff to achieve their career and life goals.

Being a firm believer of "actions speak louder than words", staff thrive in an open, communal, and collaborative environment underpinned by people-first mindset. This is put into practice via continued and structured personal and career development, speaking for itself given nearly half of all existing Partners trained at the firm.

Whether working in the modern Bristol office or from home if preferred, your influence in the team will be immediate. Day-to-day, you'll take advantage of a balanced team structure, approachable leadership and paralegal support, along with the use of technologies ensuring your time is used efficiently.

The Role

1+ PQE Banking Solicitor to join Top 50 firm based in Bristol

Through your continued engagement with some of the UK largest and well-known banks, building societies, pension funds and other leading financial institutions, you will be at the razor's edge of service provision whilst offering exact, practical solutions in a fast-moving market.

You will be consulting borrowers, lenders and sponsors on various debt transactions varying in size from £1 million to £1 billion; the core market is debt exceeding £20M.

The unit handles a broad range of complex financing matters for clients with interests, both domestic and cross-border interests.

Whilst working closely with clients and in full collaboration of the wider team, you'll gain exposure to a huge plethora of matters that will culminate in knowledge and career development exceeding that of the wider market, whilst building a longstanding reputation within the financial industry.

The Requirements

  • 1+ years experience in banking and financial transactions, with an eye for LMA standard form documentation.
  • Working in unison with the team wbanks, building societies, debt and pension funds and other financial institutions, alongside numerous PLCs and large corporate clients around the worldhilst presenting a forward-thinking approach to problem-solving.
  • Willingness to develop and progress up the career ladder, owing to the learning daily and growing department
  • Engagement with present and future clients with the ability to manage, exceed and anticipate evolving needs and expectations.

Salary and Benefits

Ensuring salary eclipses the competition, and providing an ever-expanding benefits package that includes but is not limited to;

    Above market-rate salary, benchmarked against London and the City25 days leave, 31 days following servicePrivate PensionPrivate Medical Insurance

This is a rare opportunity for a Banking Solicitor to gain a foothold at the industry's pinnacle.

If you wish to discuss the role in confidence further, whilst also discussing the broader market if you are considering a move now or in the future, please call Carl on 0117 422 0318

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