Banking Solicitor

Job Description

Banking Solicitor

1 – 2 Year PQE

Guildford, Surrey

Circa £40,000

Full time

A highly regarded and top tier legal practice are seeking an ambitious and motivated Paralegal to join their reputable Business and Commercial Law team in their Guildford office. The team acts for a range of clients from owner managed…

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Banking Solicitor

1 – 2 Year PQE

Guildford, Surrey

Circa £40,000

Full time

A highly regarded and top tier legal practice are seeking an ambitious and motivated Paralegal to join their reputable Business and Commercial Law team in their Guildford office. The team acts for a range of clients from owner managed businesses to large national and multi-national companies in a variety of sectors including manufacturing, retail, logistics and IT.

Areas of focus will include:

  • Commercial banking work in connection with SME
  • Short term and development finance lending to include loan structuring, facility and security documents, borrower company / security property due diligence and reporting on title.
  • Buying and selling businesses
  • Acting for bridging finance lenders who provide working capital, refinancing and property purchase facilities.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Taking instructions and progressing the files
  • Attending to clients of the firm including borrowers, lenders and investors
  • Drafting a wide range of legal documentation to include reviewing conditions precedent and drafting security documents
  • Develop an existing caseload by undertaking business development and networking duties

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A good honours degree followed by LPC, training contract and PSC / or a good honours degree with CILEX to Fellow level, LPC and PSC and admitted by SRA as a solicitor
  • At least 1 year PQE
  • Possess a strong legal background within Banking and Commercial law
  • Experience of managing a busy, mixed caseload
  • Experience of case preparation
  • A following of own clients is desirable but not essential
  • Legal research and legal drafting experience
  • Business development and networking skills
  • Demonstrates and develops a high-quality level of technical expertise.

Job Description

Banking Solicitor

1 – 2 Year PQE

Guildford, Surrey

Circa £40,000

Full time

A highly regarded and top tier legal practice are seeking an ambitious and motivated Paralegal to join their reputable Business and Commercial Law team in their Guildford office. The team acts for a range of clients from owner managed businesses to large national and multi-national companies in a variety of sectors including manufacturing, retail, logistics and IT.

Areas of focus will include:

  • Commercial banking work in connection with SME
  • Short term and development finance lending to include loan structuring, facility and security documents, borrower company / security property due diligence and reporting on title.
  • Buying and selling businesses
  • Acting for bridging finance lenders who provide working capital, refinancing and property purchase facilities.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Taking instructions and progressing the files
  • Attending to clients of the firm including borrowers, lenders and investors
  • Drafting a wide range of legal documentation to include reviewing conditions precedent and drafting security documents
  • Develop an existing caseload by undertaking business development and networking duties

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A good honours degree followed by LPC, training contract and PSC / or a good honours degree with CILEX to Fellow level, LPC and PSC and admitted by SRA as a solicitor
  • At least 1 year PQE
  • Possess a strong legal background within Banking and Commercial law
  • Experience of managing a busy, mixed caseload
  • Experience of case preparation
  • A following of own clients is desirable but not essential
  • Legal research and legal drafting experience
  • Business development and networking skills
  • Demonstrates and develops a high-quality level of technical expertise.

Job Summary

Location: Guildford
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Solicitor / Legal Executive
Date: 26th March 2021

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Job Summary

Location: Guildford
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Solicitor / Legal Executive
26th March 2021

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