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Senior Associate - Banking

£90000 - £110000 per annum Negotiable Benefits
City London City of London

Managing this Role


Charlie Simpkin

Associate Director - London
0203 865 2113

Are you a Banking Lawyer looking for progression and high quality work within a renowned Top 100 UK law firm? This practice is ranked highly throughout the Legal 500 and Chambers legal directories.
In this role, you will benefit from impressive support systems and access to some of the highest quality work within a Top 100 UK law firm. You'll also find there is a collegiate culture and that work-life balance is well respected.

The Firm

Built on continued success, the firm is a familiar presence within the Top 100, Legal 500 and Chambers ranks. The firm has been consistently grown year on year, in terms of both turnover and headcount.

Offering a quality-driven service to both individuals and businesses, the practice's century-long history within traditional sectors is met with ahead of the curve understanding in numerous emerging markets, ever mindful of their client's current and anticipated needs.

Culturally, the firm is dynamic, modern and entrepreneurial in spirit, recognising and nurturing talent at all business levels. Their lawyers are rewarded based on merit, with structured progression and continued opportunities for development.

You'll find they are competing with City firms and punching at the same quality, whilst permitting a lifestyle afforded to few in terms of life balance and flexibility, emphasising both personal and career development.

The firm operates a modern agile working policy with most staff working 2-3 days a week in the office and the remainder at home.

The Role

Exciting opening for a Senior Associate in Banking 4 PQE to join this Top 100, Legal 500 & Chambers-ranked team in the City of London.

The Team & Work

This banking and finance team act for banks, financial institutions, asset based lenders, trade financiers, alternative lenders, development finance institutions, impact funds, borrowers and other stake holders in a wide variety of banking and finance related matters, including support on the financial components of commercial property, projects and infrastructure transactions as well as corporate finance and banking transactions.

The team has particular specialisms in international impact investment matters, private wealth, bridging, development and other property-based lending.

The team is led by a ranked, notable practitioner in Chambers and Partners, as well as being a leading individual in The Legal 500. The Banking & Finance group as a whole is led by a recognised "Next Generation Partner" in The Legal 500 and a "Notable Practitioner" in Chambers and Partners.


  • 4 years PQE in Banking law.
  • England & Wales Solicitors qualification.
  • Experience of working in a banking/finance team or dealing with such matters as part of a corporate team.
  • Solid experience in sectors where this firm has a strong national reputation, such as Sustainable Economy, Impact Investing, Financial Services, Private Wealth, Real Estate and International.
  • Solid communication skills and a commercial approach.


  • Salary above market rate and negotiable depending on experience
  • Excellent benefits package
  • 25 days starting holiday allowance
  • Hybrid and flexible working options

This is an exciting time for a 4 PQE Senior Associate Banking Lawyer to join a successful Banking team within this Top 100 firm based in the City of London.

Apply now for confidential consideration, or contact Charlie Simpkin at JMC Legal Recruitment for a discrete conversation.