Private Practice
  • A leading UK law firm with a network of offices from the South Coast to Scotland, working together as one national team.
  • Our national banking and finance team advises clients on a range of financing transactions across a wide variety of sectors, often with a multi-jurisdictional element.
  • You will be able to support and assist others in the team on a range of work including but not limited to; corporate lending, acquisition finance, project finance and real estate finance.
  • You will have experience advising borrowers, lenders and investors on the full transaction lifecycle.
  • The lack of barriers between departments, a real lack of hierarchy, zero tolerance for arrogance and pomposity makes Shoosmiths a fantastic place to work.

Shoosmiths LLP

Shoosmiths is a major UK law firm with a network of offices working together as one national team.

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