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Leveraged Finance Senior Associate

£150000.00 - £170000.00 per annum excellent benefits
City City of London

Managing this Role


Maxwell Duffen

Headhunter - Reading, Oxford, Kent, Sussex
0203 865 2113

This Magic Circle Law Firm is looking for a Leveraged Finance Senior Associate, 4 years PQE, to thrive within their City of London practice.

The Firm

This Magic Circle Law firm has seen staggering growth in their London office. London now offers an extensive range of world class capabilities from their flagship office in the City. The firm strive to provide a level of expertise that is unsurpassed and vital to businesses in today's international marketplace. Their global team is made up of more than 4,000 people and services clients in over 150 countries. This has helped them to remain their strong focus on international work. This is shown in the fact they have advised on more cross-border deals than any other firm since 2010.

The firm is the epitome of a full-service international law firm, their lawyers tailor their advice for particular sectors including private equity, consumer and healthcare, energy and natural resources, insurance, and financial institutions. The firm also focuses on the industrial, infrastructure, and transport sectors, leisure, real estate, and telecoms, media, and technology. This firm's client base is unrivalled including AstraZeneca, BAE Systems, BP, Deloitte, Pearson, and Tesco, and it has advised its oldest client, the Bank of England, for over 250 years.

The firm's core values underpin everything they undertake and it is because of these that they have managed to operate for over 2 centuries and have built one of the most successful practices in the world. These values are embracing challenges, promoting collaboration, and redefining excellence. It is the value of promoting collaboration that really stands out from its competitors, allowing lawyers of all levels to interact and collaborate to achieve a top-tier service, meaning many junior lawyers gain experience beyond their years.

The Team

  • The Leveraged Finance Group primarily focusses on large and complex leveraged buy-out transactions and other financing arrangements for their core financial investor clients, including top tier private equity sponsors, sovereign wealth funds and infrastructure funds.
  • The team also work on a broad range of leveraged financing products for public and private companies, investment and commercial banks and alternative capital providers. They work closely with corporate, tax, competition and other colleagues to deliver integrated advice to clients on their most important transactions.
  • Your key responsibilities will entail: Working on a wide variety of large, complex, cross-border leveraged finance transactions, focus on acquisition financing for private equity and other financial sponsor clients across a range of finance products, drafting and negotiating transaction documentation including facilities agreements, intercreditor agreements and security documents, and coordinating cross-border teams


  • You will be a Finance Lawyer, 4 years PQE, with experience dealing with leveraged finance matters.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Enthusiasm for intellectually challenging work.
  • Excellent client relationship skills and experience in business development.

What's on offer?

  • Market-leading salary and excellent benefits with clear and structured progression paths.
  • A flexible and friendly working environment and a supportive team culture
  • Exposure to large, high-profile UK and international tax issues.
  • Extensive business development support and training giving you the chance to develop client relationships from early in your career.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an Leveraged Finance Senior Associate, 4 years PQE, to join a Magic Circle firm with one of the most prestigious practices in the City.

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