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Banking & Finance Lawyer

Burges Salmon
Bristol, Edinburgh or London
Closing date
11 Aug 2024

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors – Private Practice
Contract Type
Practice Area
Banking & Finance
Experience Level
0-2yrs PQE, 2-5yrs PQE, 5+ yrs PQE
Role Classification

Job Details

At Burges Salmon, we're not just another law firm; we're a catalyst for your professional growth. As a forward-thinking firm with a reputation for industry-leading insight, we offer an environment where you can flourish and make a real impact from day one. Are you ready to take your career to the next level? If yes, then it's time to join our team.

The Team

Our Banking & Finance team provides comprehensive legal services to a diverse range of clients, including borrowers, lenders, and sponsors. With transactions ranging from £1 million to £1 billion, you'll have the opportunity to work on complex and high-profile cases across various sectors, such as renewable energy, infrastructure, and technology. Our team is known for its expertise in acquisition finance, project finance, real estate finance, and asset-based lending, and has been recognized by legal directories for its outstanding work.

As a member of our team, you'll benefit from a supportive and collaborative work culture that encourages professional growth and development. We offer mentorship programs, training sessions, and exposure to a wide range of transactions and clients, ensuring that you have the tools and experience to excel in your career. You'll also have the opportunity to work on cross-border transactions and engage with international clients and law firms.

We pride ourselves on using cutting-edge technology and innovative practices to deliver efficient and effective services to our clients. Collaborating closely with colleagues across the firm, you'll engage with prestigious clients such as HSBC, Metlife, Lloyds Banking Group, and National Express Group, while maintaining a healthy work-life balance.


As a lawyer in our team, you'll have a clear path to progression. You'll contribute to building our culture by delivering exceptional client service and engaging in initiatives that enhance our workplace. Meeting personal goals and aligning your efforts with the firm's objectives will be key to your success. You'll also play a crucial role in developing new and existing client relationships while continuously growing your skills and expertise.

What You'll Need

To thrive in this role, you'll need relevant experience working on banking and financial transactions, alongside:

  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills are essential
  • Able to manage a complex and varied workload effectively
  • Be self-motivated and willing to learn
  • Must be a SRA or Law Society of Scotland registered lawyer

The Firm

At Burges Salmon, we believe that quality of work and quality of life are not mutually exclusive. Our progressive and collaborative approach to business sets us apart and attracts some of the brightest legal minds in the industry. We're proud to have received the Investors in People - Platinum Accreditation and to have been voted by our people as RollOnFriday's 'Firm of the Year to Work for 2023'. With our hybrid working model, you'll have the flexibility to balance your professional and personal life.

We're committed to finding the right person for this role and we're open to discussing flexible working, full time or part time working patterns. It's important to us that our organisation represents the diverse community in which we operate and we encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and identities. As a Disability Confident employer we will provide a fully accessible recruitment process.

Get in touch!

If you're ready to embark on a rewarding career with a firm that values your growth and well-being, we invite you to join the Burges Salmon team. Take the first step towards a brighter future and apply today.


Standing with you. Ambitious for you.

Standing with you, we’re ambitious to provide the best service for you – and it’s ambition with purpose. 

In a rapidly changing world, our commitment to environmental sustainability, and our social, inclusion and diversity responsibilities, are central to that purpose – enabling us to support you with your own response to these opportunities.

We’re down-to-earth, straightforward and strategically switched-on. You benefit from our specialism in complex legal areas, along with market sector expertise that’s as deep as it is focused.

We’re always accessible, always responsive. Between you and us, there are no barriers. 

Above all, you’ll find our commercial edge is matched by a genuine caring culture – for you, for our people and for the wider communities around us.

It’s what makes us a law firm you can trust. One you’ll enjoy working with.  

Our vision

Our vision is to be the market-leading independent UK law firm that provides the best proposition for its people and its clients.

By focusing on the markets and areas of expertise where we have extensive knowledge and experience, we achieve the best outcomes for our clients, who range from large organisations, entrepreneurial businesses and public sector bodies, to individuals, families and their global wealth. We are trusted to help them with everything from their everyday legal needs to their business critical issues and all points in between.

  • UK-wide: We have lawyers who are qualified to work in all three legal jurisdictions in the UK – England & Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
  • International: Across the world, we work with a select number of like-minded independent law firms – our Preferred Law Firm network.
Company info
+44 (0) 117 939 2000
One Glass Wharf
United Kingdom

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