Level of role NQ / AssociateDivision Banking (Leveraged Finance) – Finance and ProjectsLocation London The Firm At Addleshaw Goddard we not only provide technical excellence and experience but, crucially, demonstrate real insight into our clients and what really matters to them. A natural choice for FTSE100 clients and for the best talent, our people fulfil their potential in an environment where they are developed and valued. We put ourselves in our clients’ shoes, as part of a team of effective business people as well as efficient lawyers. The Team With a strong City presence and market-leading teams across the rest of the UK, our banking team provides expert advice to both lender and borrower clients. On the lender side, we advise a broad range of UK and international banks, debt funds, challenger banks and building societies on bilateral, syndicated, unitranche, super senior and other lending structures. The Banking team is located within the Finance & Projects Division, our Banking Group is a national team with significant resource in each of our offices in London, Leeds, Manchester and Scotland. We also act for some of the Firm’s corporate and property clients in relation to their financing requirements. Our Requirements We are looking for a NQ or Associate to work on a variety of banking matters, but with a primary focus on corporate banking and leveraged finance representing banks, financial institutions, debt funds, alternative lenders and private equity sponsors and corporate borrowers. Our ideal candidate will have experience in corporate banking, leveraged finance and private equity backed transactions. You will also have knowledge of documenting and negotiating a range of corporate debt facilities, preferably for both lenders and borrowers. This is a high performing, cohesive and busy team with excellent prospects for career development. There may be opportunities for client secondments as your career with us progresses plus the opportunity for career progression for the right candidate. Knowledge, skills and experience required You will have strong academics and have gained at least five years’ Banking and Finance experience at a City or leading national practice recognised for banking work, or be working in a Commonwealth country and looking to relocate. As well as the above requirements, you 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
active interest in BD and networking
If you have any questions regarding this vacancy, please speak to Sophie Roscoe, Resourcing Advisor on Sophie.