Banking Lawyer - 1-4 years' PQE - Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham or Belfast

Employer
Pinsent Masons
Location
Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham or Belfast
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
1 Oct 2022

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors – Private Practice
Contract Type
Permanent
Practice Area
Banking & Finance
Experience Level
0-2yrs PQE, 2-5yrs PQE
Role Classification
Other Professional
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BANKING LAWYER – 1-4YRS PQE – EDINBURGH/GLASGOW/LEEDS/MANCHESTER/BIRMINGHAM OR BELFAST

Awards

Pinsent Masons has achieved more tier 1 rankings in The Legal 500 UK guide than any other firm, won the "Law Firm of the Year Award 2019 – Legal Business" for the second time and won ‘Europe’s Most Innovative Law at the Financial Times Innovative Lawyer Awards Europe 2020.  Pinsent Masons was also named Law Firm of the Year 2018 by The Lawyer and is ranked No 4 on the UK Stonewall Workplace Equality Index 2020 and named Stonewall’s Top Global Employers 2020.

Brief

We are currently looking to recruit an Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham or Belfast based lawyer with 1-4yrs PQE to join our Banking team.  There will be opportunities to work on a broad range of financing transactions including real estate finance, leveraged finance, corporate banking, loan sale and purchase, asset-based lending and receivables financing transactions, both within Scotland and further afield.

Background

We advise a broad range of funders and borrowers on a wide variety of financing transactions.  We act for all the UK clearing banks, a number of other European and investment banks, independent financiers and investment funds on all types of debt financings. We also act for many borrowers, from listed companies to small enterprises.  Our practice is broad and very varied.

We have a high-quality legal service banking team with access to a deep knowledge of current market practice.  We deliver a partner-led service and strongly believe in being fully joined up across our network of offices.   Our talented team of lawyers has an insight and appreciation of the needs and pressures of clients in the financial services sector.  We are renowned for the quality and speed of delivery of our advice, our innovative thinking and our grasp of commercial issues.

Independent commentators on the legal profession rate our group's abilities across the range of specialist banking areas in which we advise and describe us as "impressive and prized by the high-profile banking clients" for whom we act.

The Candidate Required

The ideal candidate must have some banking experience and be Scots or English law qualified.

Candidates must be technically excellent but equally important, commercially aware and enthusiastic about business development.  They will be a team player with a strong client focussed approach and excellent communication and organisational skills.   A willingness to work across a variety of the banking specialism, and with a number of different partners, is a must.  In return the candidate will receive unrivalled exposure to a range of exciting and challenging finance work.

What will we offer you?

  • We are a market leading, dynamic and growing global team who work together to produce outstanding results for our clients.
  • We invest in our team and have a first-class training and career development programme, monthly 121s, career discussions and biannual appraisals. Our training reflects our position as a market leader in communications and sourcing. Our training will assist you to develop as a specialist with valuable sector knowledge and the ability to deliver "best of breed" services.
  • Early responsibility and opportunities to develop client relationships.

Should you require further details, please contact our in-house Lateral Recruitment Advisor Johenn Choi who can discuss the role and requirements.

Contact details:

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johenn.choi@pinsentmasons.com

At Pinsent Masons we value diversity and inclusion. We are committed to creating a better workplace where all our talent can succeed and feel like they belong. We want to attract, retain and develop people at all levels and encourage applications from all suitably qualified candidates whatever your ethnicity, religion, age, physical or mental disability/ long term condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other characteristics protected by local law in the jurisdictions in which we operate.

Company

Pinsent Masons is a global 100 law firm, with over 3,400 employees operating from 27 locations throughout Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East.  We have a long-standing reputation for delivering high-quality legal advice rooted in a deep understanding of the sectors and geographies in which our clients operate. Our global reach ensures that we are well-placed to advise on complex multi-jurisdictional matters across a full range of legal disciplines. The firm has significant multinational credentials in the financial services, energy, infrastructure, real estate, and advanced manufacturing and technology sectors.

We champion change and promote progress to make business work better for people. Pinsent Masons has embedded a range of diversity and inclusion initiatives to create an environment in which its people can flourish.

We stand out for our innovative approach to service delivery and believe that innovation flourishes in a diverse workforce. We are proud that in the same financial year Pinsent Masons was recognised as law firm of the year at the Legal Business Awards, we were also named the top employer for LGBT people by Stonewall, one of the top fifty employers for women and ranked 21st out of 700 companies by the Financial Times in their Diversity Leaders list. 

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Location
30 Crown Place
Earl Street
London
EC2A 4ES
United Kingdom
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