Private Practice

Banking & Finance Solicitor

Banking & Finance Solicitor

  • About the Firm: Macfarlanes is a distinctive law firm with a straightforward, independently minded approach. We believe we are a smart alternative to the US and Magic Circle firms, offering real opportunity for ambitious lawyers to develop and work closely with quality clients on difficult and rewarding transactions.
  • About the role: We are seeking to recruit a Banking & Finance Solicitor, with 2-5 years’ PQE, to work in our London office.
  • Looking for: Among your key attributes we are looking to secure your ambition, and genuine commitment to develop your professional and legal skills and the profile of the team; and your articulation and confidence to deliver at the highest standard within a team of highly competent solicitors at the top of their game.
  • Opportunities: We see this as a fantastic opportunity for a junior lawyer to thrive in a fast-growing, entrepreneurial yet supportive environment.
  • And More: We will consider candidates with partnership aspirations, as well as those looking for a long-term career at a senior level but without the responsibilities of partnership.

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