Banking Solicitor

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There are a number of openings currently available for a recently qualified Solicitor to join the Banking and Finance team within this independent Scottish Law firm based in Edinburgh or Glasgow.

The role will involve providing support on a wide variety of transactional and banking advisory work, including project finance, fund finance, corporate funding, acquisition finance, public sector finance and real estate finance. Some general banking experience is desirable but not essential as additional training will be provided as required. In this role you will have the opportunity to work within one of the largest banking teams in Scotland with specialists who have a reputation for involvement in innovative financing deals.

Core tasks will include:

  • Advising clients on banking matters including drafting loan and security documentation associated with different types of finance and legal options.
  • Drafting of legal research and papers for client advice and/or wider publication.
  • Assisting clients to meet their overall business objectives.
  • Project managing transactional work and working with other Practice Areas on multi-disciplinary matters

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate some/all of the following:

  • Interest and enthusiasm for banking work.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to adapt style of communication appropriately when dealing with colleagues and clients.
  • Motivation to learn and keep knowledge up to date.
  • An understanding of clients' needs and the type of advice required.
  • Strong drafting and written communication skills.
  • Proactive approach to understanding the Practice Area's key banking clients, the industry they operate in and the challenges they face.
  • Strong research skills.

To find out more, please contact Jill Cowan on 07931 811 330 or apply online!

18 May 2022
From £41000
0141 530 4333