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Banking Solicitor

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Position: Banking Solicitor Location: Birmingham We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Banking Solicitor to join the successful Funding team of an award-winning Legal 500 law firm based in Birmingham. The successful candidate will be offered the chance to work on complex funding and finance-related projects, including bonds, private placements, revolving credit facilities, and joint ventures.

Key responsibilities of the Banking Solicitor

As a Banking Solicitor, you will play an integral role within our experienced Funding team. Your day-to-day responsibilities will involve advising on various finance matters, working on intricate funding projects, and collaborating closely with expert colleagues across the firm. You will also be expected to build strong relationships with both peers and clients, delivering projects independently when necessary while also providing guidance to less experienced team members. This role offers a unique blend of challenge and collaboration, making it an ideal fit for those who thrive in high-performing teams. Your day-to-day responsibilities may include:

  • Advising and supporting more senior fee earners on a range of finance matters
  • Working on complex funding and finance-related projects including bonds, private placements, revolving credit facilities and joint ventures
  • Collaborating with expert colleagues across the firm to ensure seamless project delivery
  • Building good relationships of trust and confidence with peers and clients
  • Delivering some projects in your own name (with support from more senior colleagues where appropriate)
  • Working with and supervising tasks carried out by less senior colleagues such as trainees and legal assistants

Key skills required of the Banking Solicitor

The successful candidate will be a UK qualified solicitor with banking law experience undertaken either during your training contract or post-qualification. You will have excellent communication skills, a keen eye for detail and due to the large volume of work you must be proficient at working in an organised and efficient manner. You will have sound drafting and negotiating skills and will thrive when working within a team on complex matters.

You must also have:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiasm for supervising team members
  • Enthusiasm about Business Development
  • Project and client management skills
  • Self-motivated

Please get in touch with Nisha Jassi for more details about this Banking Solicitor role or similar roles in Birmingham.

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Legal

Focus: Banking & Finance

Industry: Legal

Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per annum

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Entry Level

Language: English - Professional Working

Location: Birmingham

Job Reference: 0B9M2Q-BFFA46E9

Date posted: 04 June 2024

Consultant: Nisha Jassi

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