Banking Solicitor

  • Job Reference: 69074
  • Date Posted: 14 March 2019
  • Recruiter: Lipson Lloyd-Jones
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: £36,000 to £70,000
  • Sector: Banking, Private Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Emma Chisholm
  • Email: emmac@ll-jnorth.com
  • Telephone: 0161 638 9279

Job Description

We are looking for a Banking Associate to work on a variety of banking matters, including general corporate banking, leveraged and acquisition finance, real estate finance and structured finance, representing banks, financial institutions and corporate borrowers.

This is a high performing, cohesive and busy team with excellent prospects for career development. You will handle your own matters (with supervision) and assist the Partners and Managing Associates on more complex matters. There may be opportunities for client secondments as your career with us progresses, within and beyond Edinburgh or Aberdeen.

Knowledge, skills and experience required (bespoke to role)

Suitable candidates will have strong academics and gained at least six months Banking and Finance experience during their training contract or post qualification at a City or leading national practice recognised for banking work.

Along with excellent communication skills, we are seeking candidates with a good grounding in the basic elements of banking and finance law, a willingness to learn and develop commercial awareness, good social skills and plenty of drive and enthusiasm to help us to provide an excellent client service. In addition to this you should be able to demonstrate you are able to work as part of a team in a fast-paced, challenging environment, where you will be required to meet tight deadlines.

Background

  • As well as the above skills and competencies required, the successful candidate will have:
  • excellent academic achievement with a minimum 2:1 degree
  • clear understanding of the operation and structure of a top law firm
  • ability to achieve continuous improvement and development

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.