Banking & Finance Solicitor

Job Description

Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum

Are you looking to springboard your career with a high value and intricate caseload that will give you a real edge and finesse?

This opportunity gives you the exposure to work with great clients at a dynamic firm that has a high level of technical know-how with commercial astuteness, putting you ahead of the curve.

The Firm

This Legal 500 and Chambers ranked practice are commercially aware, and pragmatic in approach, making them an up and coming, innovative law firm. They have built a strong reputation for providing high quality, results-focused advice across all key commercial disciplines, giving you a flavour of their success.

The Partners work collaboratively together to really drive the practice forward by combining their critical legal expertise with commercial nous and strategic thinking. They pride themselves on being entrepreneurial, dedicated and adaptable.

You will find that the firm prides itself on dealing with a high-quality of work. They believe in offering real value to clients matters and thus giving them a high-profile reputation, which has enabled them to build a diverse clientele, advising major household names.

The practice has a strong leadership team. They have an increasing number of home-grown partners, which demonstrates well, their level of career development and investment. They have a first-rate reputation for delivering industry leading development by outside organisations that come into the firm to conduct training on a wide range of subject matters.

The firm have grown substantially due to their dynamic team and strategic heavyweight hires. Despite their continuous expansion and continued organic growth plans, they have committed to preserving a real family feel throughout their offices, they have a great social element, there are sporting and social committees and regular events that all staff like to get involved in.

The Role

The firm are looking for a Banking and Finance Solicitor to join their buzzing Leeds office in the heart of the City (with a hybrid home working model available)

You will deal with a broad caseload covering many industry sectors, the sheer level of variety will make for an interesting caseload. The department boasts a diverse client base including high street lenders, private banks, international banks, professional advisers, accountants and developers.

You will work and advise on a range of matters to include asset-based lending, real estate finance, acquisition finance, project finance, equity investment and corporate debt.

You will be provided with the tools to further develop your technical knowledge and contribute to the profitability of the Banking and Finance team.

This opportunity comes with excellent prospects for progression as it is a developing role to support the firm's growing caseload; senior positions at the firm are well within reach for the right candidate.


* You will ideally be 5 years PQE (there is no upper limit in terms of PQE and less may still be considered)
* You should have a strong background in this area of law. If from a more general Corporate background, you will have a caseload that is at least 50% banking or finance related
* The ability to confidentially manage your own caseload of high calibre work and clients
* You will be commercially minded and enjoy business development and marketing
* You will have a meticulous eye for detail


* Salary is competitive around market rate, which will be dependent on experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and bonus scheme

This opportunity for a Banking and Finance Solicitor to join a substantial and dynamic firm in central Leeds is one not to be missed, with excellent career progression on offer.

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

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