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Date Added: Sat 10/10/2020

Banking & Finance Partner

Bradford, UK
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Company: JMC LEGAL

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

You will join an award-winning team who has been recognised in the Legal 500. This top 200 heavyweight regional practice is going through substantial, organic growth and looking for likeminded individuals who are commercially driven, entrepreneurial and share an eye for detail.

The Firm

The firm is highly regarded in the Legal 500 with a large proportion of their practice's areas being top-tiered, making them stand out for their notable strength, experience, and presence in several industry sectors. The practice now stands at 165 employees after a number of strategic, heavyweight hires, which gives you a flavour of their success.

They have an impressive and diverse client base, advising some of the UK's largest organisations as well as owner-managed businesses, entrepreneurs and public sector organisations.

The firm prides itself on its partner-led approach and high-calibre lawyers, and they believe in stability and continuity, which is the foundation of how they build relationships with their clients. They believe in offering real value to clients matters and charging well for the work that they do. On the business side, they often act as an extension to the firm's business.

The firm invests in its people through ongoing training and development. Feeling empowered within your career is core to the business's DNA. Leaders within the business will work with you to help you achieve your career goals and aspirations.

The firm has a lovely culture and gets involved with a variety of charitable activities both inside and outside of work. They are well known in the local community and have a number of local causes they support, encouraging everyone to get involved in.

The Role

The firm are looking for a Banking & Finance Partner to join their team of 13 in their buzzing Leeds office.

The team has been recognised in the Legal 500 for the high-quality service they provide.

You will deal with a varied client base of corporate and individual lenders, banks, secondary lenders as well as borrowers coming from a broad range of sectors from education, renewables and retail to healthcare, leisure and residential development.

Day to day you will deal with a caseload including acquisition finance, asset-based lending, corporate and property transactions, loan recovery and enforcement, development funding, project funding structuring, debt restructuring and real estate finance.

You will work closely with the other Partners within the banking & finance department, and more generally across the firm, to drive the business forwards. You will work as part of a driven and commercially successful leadership team.

This role comes with strong prospects to progress, in line with the growth agenda. The firm are succession planning are keen to find the next generation of senior Lawyers.


  • You will be a Banking & Finance Solicitor with at least 8 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience)
  • A transferable client base or regional contacts is highly advantageous
  • You will have a strong technical knowledge and first-class communication skills
  • You will have strong business development capabilities
  • Dynamic, entrepreneurial, and keen to get stuck in with a market leading team
  • A team player, that is able to lead and delegate


  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and bonus scheme

This will be an entrepreneurial role, where you will come in as a Banking & Finance Partner to help continue to drive the department forwards.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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