Banking Solicitor - In House

England, West Midlands, Birmingham
plus benefits
07 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016
Nisha Jassi
Job Title
Practice Area
Asset Finance, Banking
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, NQ
Contract Type
Full Time

Do you have a banking background?

Are you fed up with working long hours?

If you are looking for a work life balance whilst maintaining good quality work please get in touch.

An outstanding opportunity for a junior solicitor to join a leading In house function based in Birmingham.

The banking lawyer may have had In House experience gained in a financial services sector or gained experience in banking from a leading private practice.

Client Details

My client is a leading financial services organisation looking to bolster their transactional banking offering. The successful banking lawyer will advise the business on a range of transactions with a specific focus on the asset based lending side.


The successful banking solicitor will:

  • Sit in a small team but work closely with senior legal counsel.

  • Advise the business on a range of banking matters whilst also advising on risk and strategy.

  • Draft, review and negotiate relatively complex legal documentation and standard forms.

  • Undertake legal research, including liaising with external law firms as appropriate.

  • Provide support on projects where necessary.


The successful Banking Lawyer will be:

  • Qualified lawyer (Solicitor, Barrister, Attorney or equivalent) with at least 2 -6 years PQE*.

  • Banking experience (contentious or non-contentious)ideally exposure to asset based lending.

  • Strong technical legal skills, including ability to draft and negotiate legal documentation.

  • Understanding of the requirements of legal risk management in a financial institutions.

*Applications from NQ's will be considered but you will require at least 6m banking experience.

Job Offer

Competitive plus benefits