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Solicitor - Finance

Posted 03/05/2024

Negotiable

Belfast

Permanent

Legal

Job Description

MCS Group is delighted to be working alongside a leading global law firm who are looking to add a Banking and Finance Solicitor to their team. This is an exceptional opportunity to work in a firm where you will be constantly learning and growing which is designed to ensure you can achieve your personal and professional goals.

The successful candidate will work as part of the Finance team to support the delivery of Finance deals and transactions, finance mandates such as outsourcing's for bank and asset manager clients and other ad hoc finance projects.

This will involve working closely with the firms London Finance team and liaising directly with clients and other parties.


Core Responsibilities:

  • Conducting fee earning work directly, as well as supervising Trainees, Senior Legal Analysts and Legal Analysts.

  • Playing a proactive role in the delivery of finance transactions and project.

  • Delivering excellent client service and make an effective contribution to the firm's work.

  • Working with legal technology tools appropriate to the relevant matter (e.g. AI/ artificial intelligence and legal tech tools to improve efficiency of service delivery).

  • Comply with risk requirements, firm policies and all relevant professional responsibilities and legislation and contribute to billing, engagement and client acceptance processes.

  • Liaising with clients and teams elsewhere in the firm as required on fee-earning matters or projects.

  • UK travel may be required from time to time.

  • There may be opportunity for international travel (although this is not a pre-requisite for the role) as well as potential opportunities for client secondments.



The successful candidate:

  • Qualified solicitor in England and Wales or Northern Ireland. Republic of Ireland or other common law and international jurisdictions will be considered. (If not qualified in England and Wales then willing to complete process to re-qualify as such, if required).

  • Minimum of 1 + years' PQE, the majority of which should be banking and finance experience (unless exceptional circumstances exist. in which case please submit a supporting statement outlining why you are an exceptional candidate (including relevant skills and experience)).

  • Strong legal skills, including drafting, negotiation and project management skills.

  • Basic people management and business development skills.

  • Some understanding of key drivers for financial efficiency; and good financial discipline (time-recording, WIP management, billing etc).


What is on offer to you:

  • Competitive base salary based on experience
  • Exceptional benefits package
  • Hybrid working policy
  • Opportunities to grow within the firm
  • Work within a global law firm



To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up-to-date CV via the link provided or contact Samuel Neilly, Legal Recruitment Specialist at MCS Group 02896935502 .

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