Private Practice

Solicitor – Financial Services

  • An innovative practice and the first top 100 law firm to achieve “Gold Standard” Investors in People, our values and culture are not just words on our website but are the heartbeat of the firm.
  • Our financial services practice pulls together a team of experts, known for superb client service across the UK and internationally. This is a team trusted by many major international finance companies, well-known high street banks, niche financial services businesses, brokers, insurers, retail businesses and leasing companies.
  • The work will cover all aspects of corporate finance including M&A, private equity, venture capital, capital markets, joint ventures and re-organisations.
  • You will be a bright and enthusiastic non-contentious commercial lawyer with an appreciation or awareness of the financial services sector and a desire to get an opportunity to specialise in a technical area of law that is in high demand.
  • Whether you have financial services experience or you are a commercial or banking generalist looking to specialise, this is an ideal opportunity if you are looking for a platform where you will have the support, breadth and quality of work to realise your full potential.

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