about 1 year ago
The Leeds team is rapidly growing and acts for a wide range of clients including major banks, private equity houses and large corporates in predominantly acquisition finance and real estate finance transactions. The team has a clear desire to nurture and develop the candidate throughout their career. This is an opportunity to be part of a growing team with no barriers to future promotion for the right candidate.
Duties & Responsibilities
The candidate will support a Partner in expanding the business of the team with a strong emphasis on business development. A substantial part of the role will involve assisting on a broad range of matters including real estate finance, leveraged buyouts, asset based lending and general corporate lending (for both lenders and borrowers).
He/she will have the opportunity to advise traditional lending banks, alternative lenders, corporate borrowers, PE funds and real estate developers and investors. A substantial part of the role will involve advising on a wide range of syndicated, bilateral and club corporate, leveraged finance and real estate developers finance transactions involving UK corporate bank and other leading regional funders. The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to develop existing client relationships with the support to develop their experience and career.
Key Skills & Experience
The successful candidate will have a genuine desire to be part of a rapidly growing team, enthusiasm and a desire to learn and improve and very good organisation skills. The successful candidate will be a very personable, bright and confident individual. He/she will have sound banking experience and be able/ready to lead transactions as well as manage the banking aspects of larger corporate deals. He/she will be a robust individual and will have the strength of character to interact effectively with colleagues and clients at every level.
He/she will also be able to demonstrate the following attributes:
* strong technical skills
* excellent commercial acumen
* good face to face and documentary negotiation skills
* organised with time and documents
* strong interpersonal skills and confident manner with the ability to relate to people at all levels
* ability to work effectively under pressure
* a strong team work ethic
* outgoing disposition and “can do” attitude
* drive, commitment and self-motivation
* discretion and professionalism
* attention to detail