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NQ Banking Solicitors

£48000 - £58000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Nottinghamshire Nottingham

Managing this Role


The Team

Client-focused from the outset, our Banking & Finance team bring a sharp commercial edge to the full range of banking & finance transactions they handle, and are seen as the "go to" advisors for complex matters.

Clients are predominantly UK-based financial institutions, including all of the main clearing banks, and also a number of specialist lenders, such as fund-based lenders and asset-based lenders - ABL is a particular field of expertise for our team.

In addition to being instructed by major lenders, the team acts for a wide range of businesses, supporting their needs as a borrower - both at home and abroad, across Europe and the US, in particular.

The team are also experienced in transactions involving cross-border funding and recently acted for a UK-based business that has subsidiaries in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Dubai and Belgium.

The Role

We are seeking 2019 newly qualified solicitors keen to develop their careers within banking and finance work in a market recognised team. With continued growth, we are offering positions within our Birmingham, Nottingham and Reading offices.

Candidates will demonstrate a genuine desire to be part of a rapidly growing team, enthusiasm and the drive to continue learning and be actively involved in business development activities.

Strong academics, including a 2:1 degree, and a banking/finance training seat completed within a recognised commercial practice or in-house are essential.

In addition, candidates will also be able to demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Strong technical and negotiation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a confident manner in engaging with clients and colleagues at all levels
  • A strong team work ethic and the ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Drive, commitment, self-motivation and a "can do" attitude
  • Discretion and professionalism at all times
  • Exceptional attention to detail

The firm have been named as one of the best firms to work for in the UK. They have multiple offices across the UK. They are highly regarded for all their core practice areas, and they attract leading and highly recommended individuals.

This role would suit an NQ Banking Solicitor that has covered a seat in Banking Law or another transferable discipline. There is also huge potential for a candidate that has just started out in this discipline.

The Firm

You will find they are transparent, open, forward-thinking, modern, and have no internal politics or hierarchy. The firm nurture talent allowing staff to flourish and progress, you will find there is an environment that is stimulating and allows staff to challenge themselves. There is a friendly feel throughout the firm, with many social, sports and events throughout the year. The firm has an impressive FTSE 100 client base, including the likes of Coca-Cola. Although, interestingly, they also deal with SME and entrepreneurs alike.

The Role

The firm would like to appoint newly qualified solicitors keen to develop their expertise within banking and finance law in an award-winning team. The need is for both their flagship Birmingham and Nottingham offices.

Consistently client-focused, the Banking & Finance team offer commercial insight to a wide range of Banking transactions they handle and are a 'safe pair of hands' in the industry.

They have a clear progression path where they support and develop their employees and offer a career 'road map' to ensure that their talent is fulfilling and exceeding their career goals.


  • A motivated and results driven attitude
  • An innate ability to negotiate and a high level of commercial acumen
  • Experience in business development and marketing
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of clients

If this role could be of interest, then please contact Joshua Hodder for a confidential conversation.