Legal Director - Project Finance

Job Description

Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum

This leading Projects team are looking to invest within their leading group, with a key senior hire. You will be given every opportunity to progress working on a broad diet of matters. This is a leading International group and you will be working on the largest and exciting matters.

The Firm

With offices throughout every major UK City, and internationally, the firm is Tier 1 in the Legal 500 across an abundance of specialisms. They have been repeatedly recognised for their commercial awareness, innovation, and the sector knowledge that they possess. This Top 20 law firm boasts homegrown partners and have established stellar individual reputations that give them and the firm real gravitas.

The firm has made significant investment throughout 2020, with the Leeds office being a key area of focus for the firm. This is evidenced by the investment they have made into the latest technology, continuously improving the office space, and the number of strategic heavyweight hires made in the last 12 months alone. They have a strong appetite for growth, and 2021 has been no different so far.

Investment in technology has always been an important part of who the firm is. They are constantly looking to remain ahead of the curve, provide a seamless client experience, and take away the monotonous administrative duties that will free up time to focus on what you do best; deliver top quality client service, build relationships, and generate revenue.

The client base reflects the firm's calibre, reputation, and expert knowledge. You will be representing international clients, household FTSE 250 names, and public sector bodies, making for a challenging, yet interesting and rewarding caseload.

What truly sets this firm apart is their culture. You may expect a firm of this size to have a stuffy, corporate environment, but that couldn't be further from reality. You will find a close-knit, collaborative team that will welcome you with open arms from day one, and an active social calendar that will allow you to integrate and build strong relationships with the wider team. This makes for an enjoyable and stimulating work environment, allowing the firm to enjoy an unrivalled employee retention rate. Also, you will find that the firm nurtures and develops legal talent, this is well demonstrated by the growing number of home-grown partners.

The Role

This is a brilliant opportunity to work within this leading Projects Finance team, as either a Senior Associate or Legal Director within this top International firms Leeds office.

The Projects, Energy and Infrastructure team is well recognised a leader in the field, working all across all segments of infrastructure (transport, social infrastructure and infra tech) and energy (power/renewables and natural resources sectors.

The team is looking to strengthen on either the Senior Associate or Legal Director level with an individual across the Project Finance space. You will have a broad diet of work, including but not limited to, advising private and public sector clients, funders and consortia on the financing of projects across all sectors.

As well as advising on the structuring, drafting and negotiation of financing documents for projects up to financial close. This position has an obvious potential for growth and you will be seen as a key figure within the team.

Requirements

* You will be a qualified solicitor ideally between 5-9 Years PQE (However there is no upper limit to the position)
* Experience with Project Finance on complex matters
* Worked within a reputable Projects group
* Experience with development financial institutions and export credit agencies would be beneficial

Salary & Benefits

* You will receive a market-leading salary with an excellent bonus structure and benefits package.
* The firm also promotes work-life balance with working from home days.

This is a standout position a Senior Projects Finance Lawyer to join this Top 20 practice in their buzzing Leeds office.

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

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