Banking Lawyer

Banking Lawyer

Pinsent Masons
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We are currently looking to recruit an Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham or Belfast based lawyer with 1-4yrs PQE to join our Banking team.  There will be opportunities to work on a broad range of financing transactions including real estate finance, leveraged finance, corporate banking, loan sale and purchase, asset-based lending and receivables financing transactions, both within Scotland and further afield.


We advise a broad range of funders and borrowers on a wide variety of financing transactions.  We act for all the UK clearing banks, a number of other European and investment banks, independent financiers and investment funds on all types of debt financings. We also act for many borrowers, from listed companies to small enterprises.  Our practice is broad and very varied.

We have a high-quality legal service banking team with access to a deep knowledge of current market practice.  We deliver a partner-led service and strongly believe in being fully joined up across our network of offices. Our talented team of lawyers has an insight and appreciation of the needs and pressures of clients in the financial services sector.  We are renowned for the quality and speed of delivery of our advice, our innovative thinking and our grasp of commercial issues.

Independent commentators on the legal profession rate our group's abilities across the range of specialist banking areas in which we advise and describe us as "impressive and prized by the high-profile banking clients" for whom we act.

The Candidate Required

The ideal candidate must have some banking experience and be Scots or English law qualified.

Candidates must be technically excellent but equally important, commercially aware and enthusiastic about business development.  They will be a team player with a strong client focussed approach and excellent communication and organisational skills.   A willingness to work across a variety of the banking specialism, and with a number of different partners, is a must.  In return the candidate will receive unrivalled exposure to a range of exciting and challenging finance work.

What will we offer you?

  • We are a market leading, dynamic and growing global team who work together to produce outstanding results for our clients.
  • We invest in our team and have a first-class training and career development programme, monthly 121s, career discussions and biannual appraisals. Our training reflects our position as a market leader in communications and sourcing. Our training will assist you to develop as a specialist with valuable sector knowledge and the ability to deliver "best of breed" services.
  • Early responsibility and opportunities to develop client relationships.

Should you require further details, please contact our in-house Lateral Recruitment Advisor Johenn Choi who can discuss the role and requirements.

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