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Associate Solicitor - Banking & Finance

£75000 - £85000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits
City South West London London City of London

Managing this Role


Jonathan Kitto

Senior Headhunter - London
0203 865 2113

This is superb opportunity for a Banking and Finance Solicitor to join a pioneering and highly respected department at the Associate level.

Having experienced a sustained period of growth this is an exciting time to join this prestigious Top 50 UK law firm - based in the City of London.

The Firm:

The firm is well known for its strength across the banking and finance sector and competes with some of the top practices across both domestic and international work.

With a 900 strong workforce, this firm has several industry-leading lawyers and operates on a global scale. This practice is at the forefront of the industry in terms of quality. Their name is recognised as a hallmark for excellence by many.

You will find a supportive and encouraging environment with mentoring from some the top lawyers in the sector. This leads to junior solicitors gaining experience beyond their years and you will find unrivalled progression opportunities.

Their client base consists of numerous multi-national corporations, public companies, partnerships, financial institutions and private individuals. They have built this client base throughout their 300-year history, which has put them in good stead to compete with some of the world's biggest firms.

This firm is well decorated, awarded for its excellent service with recognition from the Legal 500, Chambers and more! Despite their size of nearly 1000 employees, they have managed to keep a family feel running throughout the practice and network of offices. They are a Top 50 law firm with an excellent social element promoted with regular events for their employees.

The Role:

The firm is seeking a Banking and Finance Solicitor 2 - 4 PQE to join the team in the firm's flagship office based in the City of London.

The practice has a renowned Trade Finance and Commodities department which is supported by the Banking and Finance team.

The team works with both lender and borrower clients, including the major clearing banks, commercial and private banks, non-bank lenders, investment funds, institutional investors, corporate borrowers, hedge funds and family offices.

The workload will focus on primarily non-contentious work with a trade finance focus. You will work on a caseload including bilateral and syndicated secured and unsecured lending, banking regulation and compliance, money laundering regulations and sanctions matters.

The work will provide unrivalled client exposure with the opportunity to work directly alongside award-winning Partners in a collaborative and non-hierarchical team.

This position stands out for the excellent support and progression opportunities on offer.

With an above market rate salary and superb opportunities for career progression this is a stand-out opportunity for an experienced solicitor seeking to progress their career.


  • You will be a Banking and Finance Solicitor 2 - 4 PQE
  • Have broad banking and finance experience - ideally including trade finance
  • Be flexible and willing to undertake a wide variety of tasks


  • Salary above market rate and negotiable depending on experience
  • Private healthcare
  • Expert training and development from top Partners in the sector
  • Impressive flexibility and hybrid working options
  • Room for progression within the team

This is an excellent opportunity for a Banking and Finance Associate to join this pioneering firm based in the City of London.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or contact Jonathan Kitto at JMC Legal Recruitment for further information.