Private Practice
  • About the Firm: Stephenson Harwood is a law firm (headquarters in London) where our people are committed to achieving the goals of our clients -listed and private companies, institutions and individuals.
  • About the role: This role is working within the Finance team predominantly reporting to Richard Parsons. The Aviation Finance team is ranked amongst the top firms for aviation financing and leasing by leading legal directories.
  • Looking For: We are looking to secure your background in a firm with an excellent reputation in the field of Banking and Asset Finance; with your general asset finance experience and in particular aviation exposure is essential; and experience of acting for banks, airlines or lessors on financing and leasing transactions.
  • Opportunities: Your opportunities will include the clear, concise and unambiguous preparation and drafting of financing and leasing documentation; negotiating the terms of transaction documents and having responsibility for transaction management and administration, including liaison with key client contacts and local counsel.
  • And more: You will demonstrate accuracy and attention to detail; be organised and able to work to strict deadlines with the ability to prioritise realistically; and cooperative and collaborative in approach and is able to develop excellent working relationships at all levels and roles.

Stephenson Harwood LLP

Stephenson Harwood is a law firm with over 1100 people worldwide, including more than 180 partners. Our people are committed to achieving the goals of our clients - listed and private companies, institutions and individuals.

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