Banking & Finance Senior Associate Lawyer

England, Hampshire, Southampton
£70000 - £85000 per annum
20 May 2024
17 Jun 2024
Ella Watts
Job Title
PQE Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Banking & Finance Senior Lawyer Opportunity, Southampton - Legal 500 firm.

We have a new opportunity for a Banking & Finance Senior Associate Lawyer to join our client's team on the South Coast. This role offers a fantastic chance for an aspiring partner to consolidate their practise experience alongside a highly knowledgeable Banking and Finance team.

Our client is able to offer a broad scope of work, advising on mid-market secured lending transactions, including acquisition and leveraged debt, real estate finance, and asset financing. They act for a wide variety of lenders, including clearing banks, investment and merchant banks, mezzanine and non-institutional funders, as well as borrowers. The team often handles transactions with an international element, working closely with other teams within the organisation and foreign counsel.

The role is based in Southampton, with occasional travel to other offices. It presents exciting opportunities for an ambitious and career-minded individual with aspirations to become a Partner in the next few years.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • 5+ years PQE gained within a Banking and Finance Practise, either in private practise or in-house.
  • Strong technical and project management skills.
  • A good breadth of experience spanning general Secured Lending work.
  • An appetite and aptitude for Business Development.
  • Confident and personable.
  • A team player.
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Commercial awareness and a straightforward approach.
  • Committed to working in and fostering a diverse and inclusive team.
  • Demonstrates commitment and loyalty to colleagues, clients, and communities.
  • Able to demonstrate continuous development and diversity in thinking.
  • Understands and complies with AML and Information Security responsibilities commensurate with this advertised role.

Our client strives for consistency while considering personal preferences, working styles, and development needs when deciding the best working arrangements to suit their clients and colleagues. This may include a blend of working in the usual office, working from another office, working from a client's office, and working from home.

If you are an experienced Banking & Finance Senior Associate Lawyer looking for an opportunity to join a highly regarded team and progress your career, please apply with your updated CV.

LHH is an employment consultancy that believes in talent, not labels. It is important to us that we run inclusive recruitment processes to support candidates of all abilities and encourage applicants of all backgrounds and perspectives to apply. LHH is committed to building an inclusive, supportive environment to enable candidates to explore the next steps in their careers. If you require reasonable adjustments at any stage, please let us know and we will be happy to support you.

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