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Banking Lawyer - Edinburgh

Banking - Private Practice
Ref: 527 Date Posted: Tuesday 28 May 2024

Excellent opportunity to join the high-ranking Banking team at a leading national law firm based in their offices in Edinburgh. The firm are interested in speaking with Banking lawyers at both Associate and Senior Associate level. 

Role Profile:

  • Working as part of this highly regarded Banking and Finance practice, you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of transactional and advisory work, including real estate finance, structured finance, leveraged finance and corporate funding. 
  • The Banking and Finance practice is ranked as Band 1 in the Legal Directories and frequently advises lender, borrower and sponsor clients on high profile finance transactions. In this role you will have the opportunity to work within one of the largest banking teams in Scotland with specialists who have a reputation for involvement in market leading and innovative financing deals.


  • Advising clients on banking matters including drafting and negotiating loan and security documentation and legal opinions associated with different types of finance.
  • Conducting legal research and producing papers for client advice and/or wider publication.
  • Assisting clients to meet their overall business objectives through being a part of a firmwide sector focussed group.
  • Managing and supervising the work of more junior members of the team.
  • Project managing transactional work and working with other Practice Areas on multi-disciplinary matters.
  • Participating in and contributing to the business development activities of the team, practice area and firm.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Fully qualified lawyer with 4+ PQE and a background in Banking & Finance law.
  • Interest and enthusiasm for finance work.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Adapts style of communication appropriately when dealing with colleagues and clients.
  • Takes personal responsibility to learn on the job and keep knowledge up to date.
  • Shows understanding of clients' needs and tailor's advice appropriately.
  • Strong drafting and written communication skills.

On Offer:

On offer is a highly competitive salary and benefits package.

To Apply:

For a confidential discussion or to apply, please contact:

David Thomson- Director

Telephone: 0131 450 7164

Email: david@thomsonlrc.com