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Project Finance Associate

£120000 - £140000 per annum excellent benefits
City City of London

Managing this Role


Maxwell Duffen

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

This Top 15 Law Firm is looking for a Project Finance Lawyer, 3-6 years PQE, to join their Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure team within their Top-tier City of London practice.

Join a highly collaborative, supportive, and collegiate team, with a Top-tier growing client base. You can enjoy a rich variety of work and have an excellent development and promotion. framework.

The Firm

This Top 15 Law firm has created the perfect balance of commercial and sustainable growth. Their offices have grown with local lawyers who understand each country's culture, business, and language. They actively encourage their people to explore opportunities overseas through a programme of international and client secondments. Their lawyers are exposed to some of the world's leading companies, financial institutions, and most innovative businesses and work alongside key people at these organisations.

This firm's client base is envied across the globe and includes many of the current FTSE100 and Fortune Global 500 companies. They advise the top 10 investment banks, many of the world's largest financial conglomerates, over half of the top 60 European hedge fund managers, and 13 of the top 20 US hedge fund managers. Additionally, their clients typically rank among the top 20 largest pharmaceutical companies in the world.

One of the firm's core strategies centres around creating a high-performance culture. A key component of this is a strong, clear career path for people, with accelerated progression for the best performers. Lawyers can expect a genuinely collegiate and supportive working environment, centred around a team ethos. You will learn and develop alongside the highest-quality professionals, many of whom are considered the best in their field.

The Team

  • You will be Sitting in their Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure practice group, which works on projects in construction, project development, acquisition, and financing of projects. You will be advising commercial banks, institutional investors, non-bank lenders, multilateral agencies, and development finance institutions, and sponsors on the development and financing of energy and natural resources projects across the world.
  • You will have the opportunity to be involved with multi-billion-pound projects with prestigious clients as well as interesting and complex work for government agencies. The projects group focus on the following areas: infrastructure (in its broadest sense, including transport & logistics, residential and industrial development), defence, utilities and nuclear decommissioning, oil and gas pipelines, mining, petrochemicals, major thermal power, all forms of renewable energy and seawater desalination.
  • You work will include representing lenders and sponsors in all elements relating to the development, construction, operation, acquisition and sale of energy and natural resources projects throughout the world; drafting, reviewing and negotiating project documents; and undertaking due diligence and bankability reviews of project documents.


  • You will be a Project Finance Associate, 3-6 years PQE, with experience dealing with energy, natural resources, and infrastructure 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 international matters.
  • 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 a Project Finance Lawyer, 3-6 years PQE, to join a Top 15 International Law 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