A top legal firm in London is seeking a Leveraged Finance Associate to join their Banking group. It is recognised as a leading international practice and acts for financial institutions, funds and major corporates on a broad range of transactions. The deals that the group are involved in span a wide range of work areas and almost all deals are multi-jurisdictional.
Their leveraged finance team is known for being solution-driven and commercially aware. It represents the pre-eminent creditors and debtors in the European, Asian and U.S. markets.
Our involvement in the leading deals has put our team at the cutting edge of the leveraged financial markets ensuring our familiarity with the latest products.
Analysing market precedents
Advising on what is standard and what is not.
Taking instructions internally or externally.
Researching the appropriate primary and secondary sources to correctly identify and analyse issues.
Advising client, judging appropriately when to seek advice and when to advise without supervision.
Drafting using the correct precedents.
Reviewing documentation while appreciating legal and commercial arguments and client goals.
Anticipating and meeting deadlines.
Building and maintaining co-operative, communicative relationships with the client team.
Contributing effectively in client meetings.
Keeping up-to-date with market developments and their implications.
Contributing to business planning – demonstrating awareness of the firm’s strategic direction.
Contributing to client pitches.
Candidates will need between two and four years’ post qualification experience.
Candidates will ideally have experience in Leveraged Finance, ideally including incurrence technology.
Strong written and oral communication skills
Ability to assimilate and process information quickly
Ability to respond very quickly under pressure
Ability to communicate assertively when under pressure
Ability to influence using appropriate techniques
This is an excellent opportunity to join an outstanding market leading practice at the cutting edge of global law practice.