Banking Lawyer

Location: Birmingham & West Midlands
Experience: 2-4 Years, 5-7 Years
Specialism: Banking/Finance
Date Posted: August 20, 2021
Job ID: 2512
Employment Type: Permanent


  • 4+ PQE
  • International Practice – Top 20 UK
  • Birmingham

A banking lawyer is offered an outstanding opportunity to join a leading international practice in Birmingham. The firm ranks as one of the top 20 in the UK, maintaining an exceptional reputation for the quality of their work, their enviable client base, and unrivalled training and career development opportunities on offer to their lawyers globally.

With offices throughout the UK and Europe, the Middle East, Asia, South America, the USA, and Canada, this is a rare and exciting opportunity for a banking lawyer to join a truly global law firm.

The banking team in Birmingham act European, Asian, and US banks, funders, borrowers, and private equity houses on projects throughout the UK and internationally spanning various sectors including:

  • Financial Services
  • Aerospace and Defence
  • Renewable Energy
  • Retail, Leisure, and Hospitality
  • Infrastructure
  • Healthcare
  • Mining
  • Technology
  • Real Estate and Regeneration

The successful banking lawyer joining this market leading banking team in Birmingham will act on high-value, challenging, and complex banking matters (often cross-border) which will include:

  • UK and international mid-market financing
  • Advising on ISDA, hedging, and credit support documentation
  • Acquisition finance
  • Drafting and negotiating loan facility, security, intercreditor, and ancillary documents
  • Corporate lending
  • Derivative and debt capital markets
  • Asset / Receivables finance
  • Project finance

This position is ideally suited to banking lawyers with a minimum of four years’ PQE. Banking lawyers applying for this position should be able to display:

  • A strong academic background
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong technical knowledge and commercial acumen
  • Experience in business development and client relationship management
  • Experience in the supervision and support of more junior colleagues is preferred

On offer is a market leading salary and benefits package, with the opportunity to undertake the highest calibre banking work for UK based and international clients for a world-renowned law firm.

For more information or to make an application please contact:

Gishan Abeyratne
Associate Director – Think Legal Recruitment
07720 604 701 |

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