Banking & Finance Partner – Shoosmiths


Banking & Finance Partner

Glasgow or Edinburgh


The team

Our national banking and finance team advises clients on a range of financing transactions in a wide variety of sectors, often with a multi-jurisdictional element. Acting for borrowers, lenders and investors means we have a working understanding of the needs of all parties to a financing transaction. Our expertise extends to corporate lending, leveraged finance, asset finance, real estate finance (investment and development), project finance and bill discounting, on a bilateral and syndicated basis. . We work closely with some of the UK’s leading banks and financial institutions, and have approved panel status with many of them.

Our national team is going from strength to strength, having hosted several partners over the past two years. We are delighted that Fiona Cameron has joined us in 2020 to lead the Scottish team working on a wide range of finance transactions. We are delighted to expand our banking practice in Scotland and are now recruiting to further expand our team in Scotland.

The role

We have the opportunity for an additional partner to join our growing Scottish team. We have a nationally established banking team that operates as one, so you will benefit from participating in the formation of the local team and brand while having the structure and support to help you grow in your career .

The work offered is varied across all common forms of finance and the successful candidate will work across the full lifecycle of the transaction, including drafting and negotiating facility agreements and security documents (both in LMA and non-LMA), the negotiation of arrangements between creditors, the supervision of the conditions precedent process and any other matter relating to direct lending transactions. With a steady volume of transactions, it’s a great platform to take on business responsibility and there are plenty of opportunities to participate in customer development initiatives.

Our ideal candidate will have banking experience in their current firm; they will naturally be proactive in their approach and will be as passionate about what we do as we are. We are looking for someone with strong general banking experience. Working closely with the local and national banking team, we expect you to be able to support and assist other team members on a range of work, including leveraged finance leverage, real estate financing, business loans and ABL.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please use the following link to apply directly through our website:


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