Banking & Finance Lawyer


Burges Salmon
Company 
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

Competitive Salary

Job Highlights
  • Burges Salmon. We're more than a law firm. We're a place where you can be more of everything.
  • You will work with clients to provide a full complement of banking and finance legal services - advising borrowers, lenders and sponsors on a variety of debt (and debt-related) transactions, structured finance and securitisation.
  • You'll work collaboratively with colleagues across the firm - corporate, real estate and tax - acting for banks, building societies, debt and pension funds, and other financial institutions, alongside numerous PLCs and large corporate clients around the world.
Job Requirements/Description

Burges Salmon. We're more than a law firm. We're a place where you can be more of everything.

Exposure to high-profile clients and partners is just the start. With us, you'll reap the rewards of enjoying responsibility from day one. So if you're looking to work at a fresh-thinking firm that's blazing a trail with industry-leading insight, it's time to take the leap.

The Firm

Our working environment is professional yet progressive, where quality of work and quality of life go hand-in-hand. Our collaborative approach to how we do business is totally refreshing. It's what attracts some of the best legal minds in the industry and it's why our people love working here.

We are proud to have received an Investors in People - Platinum Accreditation and have recently been voted by our people as a RollOnFriday's ‘Best Law Firm to Work at for 2024'.

And did you know our hybrid working model offers flexible working options too?

The Team

Banking & Finance

You will work with clients to provide a full complement of banking and finance legal services - advising borrowers, lenders and sponsors on a variety of debt (and debt-related) transactions, structured finance and securitisation. Transactions vary in size from £1 million to £1 billion; our core market is debt of £20 million to £200 million.

You'll work collaboratively with colleagues across the firm - corporate, real estate and tax - acting for banks, building societies, debt and pension funds, and other financial institutions, alongside numerous PLCs and large corporate clients around the world.

Key clients include:

HSBC, Metlife, Lloyds Banking Group, National Express Group, Beechbrook Capital LLP, DRC, Natwest, Santander, National Australia Bank, Investec, and Gravis Capital Partners.

What others say...

“Burges Salmon LLP has 'exceptional communication skills' and handles financing transactions on a UK and cross-jurisdictional”, they are “a professional, accurate and friendly firm of solicitors” (Legal 500, 2021).

Responsibilities

At Burges Salmon, you will have a fair, transparent path to progression.

  • Building the Culture: You'll deliver service excellence on all client matters and participate in cultural initiatives that underpin life at the firm, making Burges Salmon a great place to work.
  • Delivering Results: Achieve your personal objectives and be aware of how to focus your contribution to support the firm's overall aims.
  • Growing our People: Establish a strong skills foundation, proactively looking for opportunities to broaden your technical / client experience wherever possible, and bring your best to all that you do.
  • Developing our Business: Assist efforts to develop new client relationships and enhance existing alliances.

What you'll need

  • Relevant experience working on Banking & Finance matters.
  • Be a strong team player, with excellent interpersonal skills
  • 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

Benefits

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.

Burges Salmon
Company 
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

Competitive Salary

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