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Senior Associate - Banking

£80000 - £110000 per annum Excellent Benefits
City London City of London

Managing this Role


Charlie Simpkin

Associate Director - London
0203 865 2113

For Senior Associate in Banking this role will allow you carve a genuine progression path. You will be working very closely with the Partner, who is this (Top 100) law firm's Head of Banking - this role comes with a predefined, clear-cut view of progression.

If you are looking for a real future coupled with high-quality work, all within a renowned Top 100 UK law firm then this highly ranked firm (both Legal 500 and Chambers alike) would be an excellent place to develop your career.

The Firm

Built on continued success, this Top 100 law firm is a familiar presence within the Legal 500 and Chambers ranks. The firm has 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 a complex understanding across 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 continuous opportunities for development.

You'll find they are competing with some of the largest law firms and punching at the same quality, but still 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 part of the week in the office and the remainder from 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.

You'll need to have gained experience working in a banking/finance team or dealing with such matters as part of a corporate team.

Particular experience in sectors where this firm has a strong national reputation, (such as the Sustainable Economy, Impact Investing, Financial Services, Private Wealth, Real Estate and International) would be useful, but not a prerequisite.

The reason for this role is the firm is looking ahead to a period of significant growth for the team with proposed investment into the banking and finance sub-section of the team and expansion into project finance.

As mentioned, the pathway for the successful candidate in this role is structured, so you will have a genuine path to achieve growth in your career. This all makes for a unique opportunity for the right highly motivated individual to help grow and be part of the rapid period of evolution for this Top 100 practice.

The Team

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 expertise in international impact investment matters, private wealth, bridging, development and other property-based lending.

The Banking practice is led by a recognised "Next Generation Partner" in The Legal 500 and a "Notable Practitioner" in Chambers and Partners. This is the Partner you will be working with very closely within this role.


  • 4 years PQE in Banking
  • England & Wales Solicitors qualification.
  • Experience working in a banking/finance team or dealing with such matters as part of a corporate team.


  • A salary between £80,000-£110,000
  • An excellent benefits package
  • 25 days (starting) holiday allowance
  • Hybrid and flexible working
  • And more!

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.