Banking and Finance Solicitor (NQ-2 PQE): Leeds
My client is a firm that has continued to grow after tremendous success and development over the last few years. As well as growing in size and headcount, my client is continuing to build upon its reputation for providing excellent client service. As a leading name within the market with notable mentions in the Legal 500 for their banking and finance offering, my client acts for a wide variety of well knows businesses and are always winning new work.
Due to an increase in demand for expertise, my client is actively looking for a junior solicitor to join their Leeds based team.
You will be working with a partner who is renowned nationally for excellent client service and for working with high-calibre clients across a number of different sectors. Of particular note is their valued and sought after expertise in advising banks, funders and borrowers on real estate finance (both investment and development), leveraged finance and corporate banking transactions. The successful candidate will manage their own caseload and assist those more experienced within the team on a wide range of matters.
Applicants should have successfully completed a training contact having undertaken a seat in Banking / Finance. Alternatively, applicants who have qualified through an alternative route that have previous experience or can demonstrate a particular interest in banking and finance legal matters will also be considered. Excellent academics are essential, including a minimum of a 2:1 at degree level or equivalent. In addition, the successful candidate will be someone who is well organised, enthusiastic and capable of working both on their own initiative and collaboratively as part of a wider team.
My client offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Subject to client service and suitability within the team, my client is open to its employees working as many days at home as they see fit. There is also the opportunity to earn a discretionary bonus which is dependent on the success of the firm and your own personal performance / approval rating. Equally as important is the fact that you will be part of a team that encourages wellness and supports the development and progression of its members.
For further information, please contact Samuel Higgins at Hays Legal for further information on the role.