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Banking & Finance Associate

£45000 - £60000 per annum
Manchester Manchester

Managing this Role


Joey Medway

Headhunter - North West & Yorkshire
0203 865 2113

Join this award-winning Top 100 Firm and advise on a wealth of high-profile Banking & Finance transactions, with incremental support on your journey towards admirable recognition in the banking and finance field.

The Firm:

With offices spanning across the North West, this Top 100 Firm is widely recognised as a regional legal heavyweight. Their admirable reputation is regularly acknowledged by the Legal 500, sealed by achievement as the 'Independent Law Firm of the Year'. It is clear that their notable strength, entrepreneurial organisation and ever-growing presence has earned them a seat to compete in the market amongst national Top 50 practices.

The firm has made significant investments throughout 2021, with the Manchester office being a key area of focus. This is proven by the increase in expenditure on the latest legal tech and strategic appointments made over the last 12 months. Yet, despite this continuous expansion, they have committed to preserving a close-knit, collaborative community by developing a support network amongst different departments.

Such investment has provided for the resources and infrastructure to manage a diverse and complex range of legal needs. As a result, their client base consists of a wide range of household names like NatWest and Santander through to HNW and UHNW individuals.

When it comes to the Banking & Finance team in Manchester, their dynamic and buoyant spirit is a product of the firm's people-focussed approach. Here, training and investment initiatives are provided for lawyers of all experiences, with the aim to nurture and develop talent through the ranks. Additionally, their flexible and agile approach to meeting the employee's needs, including the option to work from home, is precisely why the firm boasts a high staff retention rate. Here, you will find yourself with the tools, care and support to work effectively and efficiently, elevating your career.

The Role:

This is a stand-out opportunity for a Banking & Finance Associate to join the firm's vibrant office in Manchester, with hybrid working in place.

You will join a legal 500 ranked department, surrounded by leaders in the field. To align with the firm's amiable ethos, you will be a personable individual, keen to collaborate with Partners and other senior lawyers on a range of banking and finance transactions.

Your caseload will be diverse, which will include property, bridging and mezzanine finance; acquisitions, development finance transactions; banking litigation, secured lending issues, facility agreements, security documentation, title reports, and intercreditor and priority deeds.

You will act for both borrowers and lenders across a varied client base, including global banking institutions and companies or leadership teams. The sectors of work are just as expansive, from real estate to sport and retail - all with the aim of maintaining your clients' commercial objectives.

You can expect to receive a high level of support and significant investment in your professional development. You will be working alongside respected Lawyers, who will give you the platform to further expand your banking network.


  • You will be an experienced Banking & Finance Solicitor with 2 to 5 years PQE
  • You will have an ability to demonstrate a clear understanding of the technical legal issues that are key to the firm's banking clients
  • You will be comfortable working in a close-knit, collaborative environment with a willingness to get involved in business development


  • Competitive salary above the market rate
  • Lucrative benefits package

This is a highly rewarding opportunity for a Banking & Finance Associate to join the firm's dynamic office in Manchester.

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