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Business Development Manager - Banking

Employer
White & Case
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
14 Jul 2024

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Vacancy Type
Business Development, Business development
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Manager
Role Classification
Other Professional

Job Details

Are you ready to make your mark as part of our Marketing and Business Development Team? Then you’ve come to the right place. At White & Case, we’ll support you, give you responsibility and welcome you as an integral member of our diverse, international team from day one. 
Our Marketing and Business Development Team is at the forefront of realising our 2025 Firm strategy. We are committed to growing and developing relationships with some of the world's most respected and well-established institutions and businesses, as well as startups, governments, and state-owned entities. 

This role supports the EMEA Debt Finance Section in developing and implementing business development initiatives aimed at building client relationships, identifying new business opportunities, winning new work, and positioning and profiling the Firm as one of the pre-eminent Debt Finance practices in the region. 

Although the role is based in London, it includes a significant international dimension to ensure that BD activities and initiatives are coordinated across the White & Case EMEA office network.

Firm Summary

White & Case is an elite global law firm serving leading companies, financial institutions and governments worldwide. Our long history as an international firm means we are perfectly placed to help our clients resolve their most complex legal challenges wherever they may be.

With lawyers and staff operating from more than 47 locations, working in virtually every country of the world, we have invested heavily in building a high-quality full-service practice competing at the top of the market. We are distinguished by our on-the-ground presence in the world’s key financial markets and our strengths in handling complex cross-border work.

It’s not just about our global network of offices and shared services centers; it’s the global interconnectedness of the Firm that our people, and our clients, value most. We work well together across geographic and practice boundaries. It’s one of the reasons we attract and retain cross-border work. And why we attract a diverse group of people.

Our lawyers are globally minded, enterprising, collaborative and committed to excellence. Diversity is a core value of our Firm and it has been recognized with numerous awards and top rankings around the world. Our people represent 90 nationalities and speak 80 languages.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborating with Debt Finance BD team and partners to drive Global and EMEA strategic initiatives, marketing plans, and key projects
  • Leading and supporting pitch preparation and creating EMEA-wide materials
  • Ensuring capturing and disseminating pitch/proposal information to internal and external stakeholders, including league table publications
  • Managing legal directories process, including submitting and liaising with partners
  • Collaborating with the central events team to evaluate the value, relevance, and cost/benefits of profile-raising opportunities (such as sponsorships and speaking slots) in the specified product areas, aiming to maximise benefits from each opportunity.
  • Coordinating with central marketing communications for required marketing materials
  • Working with PSLs to prepare and deliver tailored briefing, thought leadership, and client materials
  • Assisting in the integration of lawyer new joiners

Qualifications and skills

  • Graduate with 5 years’ relevant experience, gained within a professional services, legal or international firm
  • Prior experience in Banking/Finance/Transaction practice (advantageous)
  • Strong communication (written and oral) and attention to detail
  • Intelligent and commercially minded, with proficiency in project management and delivering pitches/proposals
  • Skilled in influencing, negotiation, coaching, and proficient in software applications
  • Demonstrated ability to operate at all levels, proactive, flexible, and able to work under pressure

What We Offer

When you join us, you’ll be working directly with partners, business leaders and many other inspiring colleagues across our global network of offices. We live by our values—to be pioneering, united and human—and we believe that you’ll experience them from your first day. We will give you the support and development opportunities that will help you achieve your potential.


We believe that consistent high performance merits reward and support. Our compensation package reflects your calibre as a Business Development professional, and our benefits are designed to support your changing needs and priorities across different life stages.

About White & Case

We are a global law firm with longstanding offices in the markets that matter today. Our on-the-ground experience, our cross-border integration, and our depth of local, US and English-qualified lawyers help our clients work with confidence in any one market or across many.

Location & Reporting

This role is based in London, and reports into the Associate Director, EMEA Debt Finance & FRI. 

Our standard office hours are 09:30-18:00, with a current requirement for 3 days in the office per week.

Firm Benefits

We offer a flexible range of benefits, services and programmes designed to help support your lifestyle requirements. Some of the benefits currently available include:

  • Private medical insurance
  • Pension plan with matched employer contribution up to 7.5%
  • Yearly wellbeing fund
  • Income protection
  • Holiday purchase
  • Life insurance
  • Critical Illness insurance
  • Private GP services
  • Travel insurance
  • Dental coverage
  • Cycle to work
  • Holiday purchase (available during annual enrolment)

Equal Opportunity Statement

White & Case is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. It is our Firm’s policy to recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other category protected by applicable law.

If you require assistance and/or accommodation to participate in our application and/or interview process, please email the recruiting contact listed for the relevant position. We are a Disability Confident (Committed) Employer. We will be happy to work with you.

Note to recruitment agencies: Our internal Recruitment team are responsible for all end-to-end lateral recruitment processes. All agencies must sign White & Case terms of business, which are office specific. Candidates submitted by an agency without terms of business agreed with the appropriate office, and/or outside of our online application tracking system, will not be considered a formal introduction.

Any applications and CVs sent directly to White & Case Partners and employees will not be accepted as formal introductions. If you have any questions, please contact the London Recruitment team. 

When engaging with agencies, we are supported by our preferred suppliers.

Company

White & Case is an elite global law firm serving leading companies, financial institutions and governments worldwide. Our long history as an international firm means we are perfectly placed to help our clients resolve their most complex legal challenges wherever they may be.

With lawyers operating from more than 40 locations, working in virtually every country of the world, we have invested heavily in building a high-quality full-service practice competing at the top of the market. We are distinguished by our on-the-ground presence in the world’s key financial markets and our strengths in handling complex cross-border work. 

It’s not just about our global network of offices; it’s the global interconnectedness of the Firm that our people, and our clients, value most. We work well together across geographic and practice boundaries. It’s one of the reasons we attract and retain cross-border work. And why we attract a diverse group of people.

Our lawyers are globally minded, enterprising, collaborative and committed to excellence. Diversity is a core value of our Firm and it has been recognized with numerous awards and top rankings around the world. Our people represent 90 nationalities and speak 80 languages.

Company info
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Telephone
020 7532 1000
Location
5 Old Broad Street
London
EC2N 1DW
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