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EXCLUSIVE: NQ – US White Shoe Firm – Leveraged Finance

Balfour Lewis
London City
Top Of The Market Salary
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, Private Practice
Experience Level
Junior Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
Banking/Finance, Corporate, Corporate Finance
Newly Qualified

Job Details

US White Shoe firm

Top Of The Market Salary

Exclusive to Balfour Lewis, one of the world’s elite law firms is looking to hire a NQ into its Banking Team in London.

This rare opportunity would see you join what the wider market knows to be a remarkably collegiate and supportive team operating at the highest level on prominent cross-border leveraged finance transactions, with excellent training, superb experience and a market-leading salary in return.

Key responsibilities:

  • Working as part of a collaborative and close-knit team to execute and deliver complex leveraged / acquisition financings at the highest level in a fast-paced environment.
  • Responsible for managing transactions, including supervising paralegals and coordinating with local counsel and clients.
  • Drafting and negotiating transaction documentation, with particular focus on conditions precedent documentation, legal opinions and security documents.

Key requirements:

  • Trained at “Magic Circle” or other leading City law firm.
  • General banking / debt finance experience (leveraged finance preferred).
  • Strong technical knowledge and stellar academics.
  • Newly qualified (or soon-to-be in September 2024) in England & Wales.
  • “Can do” attitude and a strong desire to learn / be involved.
  • Committed to providing excellent service to clients.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written).

Please contact Aaron Balfour on 0203 7892586 or on 07956 304648. Alternatively, please send your CV to Aaron at

This opportunity is being exclusively handled by Balfour Lewis. As such, any direct or third party agency applications will be forwarded directly to Balfour Lewis for their consideration.


We specialise in acting for individual partners and teams of partners. We act for a wide range of UK, US and Canadian law firms. In many cases, we have acted for them exclusively and continue to enjoy trusted advisor status with them after nearly 15 years.

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