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Banking & Finance Associate/Senior Associate

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, Bristol
£60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Closing date
26 Jun 2024

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Vacancy Type
Experience Level
Not Disclosed
Full Time
Practice Areas
4-6 Years, 7+ Years

Job Details

Banking & Finance Associate/Senior Associate 5+ years PQE l Top 100 Firm l Bristol

The firm:

This Top 100 firm is among the best in the country when it comes to healthcare, clinical negligence and local government. Headquartered in Bristol, the firm is also highly ranked in the South West for construction, employment and real estate.

On a cultural level, the key focuses for the firm centres on: community and engagement; environmental sustainability; well-being; and diversity and inclusion. These commitments are evidenced through regular events, talks and surveys that take place across all those topics and there are opportunities to get involved in pro bono and other charitable work.

Recent successes include 'Law Firm of the Year' at the Law Society Legal Awards and The Times 'Best Law Firm to Work For' in 2023. The number of females in senior roles at the firm is also a source of pride for the firm as they are keen to grow their own and promote from within.

The role:

Due to continued expansion, this firm is seeking a Banking & Finance Associate/Senior Associate 5+ years PQE to join their team in Bristol.

This banking and finance team acts for a wide range of clients across a number of sectors, including healthcare, social housing, property development, local authority and education.

They have won a number of bank panel tenders recently with challenger banks and specialist real estate lenders, particularly in the healthcare sector. Therefore, the is an abundance of work coming through which means they are in a position to grow the team making it an exciting time to consider joining.

This role would suit someone who has experience with lender and borrower clients, advising on the funding for property acquisitions and development, corporate acquisitions and refinancing matters.

Beyond fee-earning and leading transactions, the ideal candidate will possess an entrepreneurial mindset, capable of deepening existing relationships and diversifying new ones. You'll demonstrate leadership qualities, influence the strategic direction of the practice, and support junior team members in their development.

In return, you can expect full backing from the firm, with tangible progression routes to partnership for those who aspire to reach that level.

The ideal candidate:

  • Banking & Finance Associate/Senior Associate 5+ years PQE
  • Ability to manage a complex and varied workload effectively
  • Strong appetite for professional growth and motivation to consistently deliver your best

What's on offer:

  • Choice to WFH most of the time with travel to the office when needed for clients and team days
  • Access to a varied and interesting workload across a range of sectors
  • Opportunity to work alongside leading individuals and next-generation partners

This is a highly coveted opportunity, suitable for a Banking & Finance Associate/Senior Associate 5+ years PQE with the experience and ambition to be part of a powerhouse team operating out of Bristol.

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


JMC Legal Recruitment was founded by highly experienced Legal Recruitment Consultant, Jason Connolly. His motivation to establish JMC was to create a refreshingly friendly agency with a truly consultative approach and who are always a pleasure to deal with.

We're a dynamic business with our sights set high and a growing client base spanning the country. We believe that in any business the most valuable assets are the people – and it’s true of JMC, too. Whether dealing with candidates or firms, our consultants’ passion for legal recruitment and excellent market knowledge always shines through.  Our state of the art software means our consultants are more accessible to you and we keep ahead of the curve in the changing legal landscape to ensure you are always given up to date advice.

What can you expect from us? We will always manage your expectations and come back to you with updates as soon as they become available. We pride ourselves on the highest level of integrity, as we understand that when looking for a new role or member of staff it is often highly confidential. You will find that we always take the time to really listen and understand before we advise. We will get to know you, taking into account not just technical ability, but personality and cultural fit. We’re also easy to get hold of; we appreciate that when looking for a new role it can be difficult to talk during the working day, so we will make ourselves available and find a time that works for you. Give us a call and talk to one of our friendly team today. We’re waiting to help you.

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