Partner - Banking & Finance - Edinburgh

LEGAL - Legal
Ref: 37 Date Posted: Tuesday 06 Nov 2018
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Our client is a leading transatlantic law firm with clear strategic focus and exciting plans of growth and development in Edinburgh and across Scotland.  Leith Buckley has been appointed as the exclusive recruitment partner for all senior appointments and we are delighted to present the following opportunity for a professional to join as a Partner of the firm with a view to spearhead the delivery of their vision for Edinburgh/Scotland within the sector.

The Law Firm

A transatlantic law firm, providing high-quality legal capability and outstanding personal service, to a wide range of regional, national and international clients from 26 key locations across the United States and the United Kingdom. A Top 100 law firm globally and Top 20 law firm in the UK, this firm has more than 400 partners and 1,000 lawyers based across 18 US cities and 8 UK cities. The firm's reach also extends to Europe.  In the UK, this firm boasts an impressive client base of FTSE 350 companies, many of the largest businesses in the country, government organisations and wealthy individuals.  

Edinburgh and Scotland growth

Having achieved previous goals, and with a presence already in the Scottish marketplace, the firm is building on early successes and are now continuing with further expansion plans in Edinburgh/Scotland.   At such an exciting phase of expansion there is an attractive, and very rare, opportunity for a suitable Partner to join this transatlantic firm to spearhead the delivery of their vision for Edinburgh/Scotland within the sector.

The Opportunity/Position

The firm’s Financial Institutions sector group represents a broad range of financial institutions and has long-standing relationships with many of the UK’s leading retail and commercial banks and holds a number of panel appointments for lending in Scotland for general corporate lending, commercial real estate lending, RIT, asset finance, payments, project (re) finance and loan markets. With specialisms relating to finance in the real estate, energy, healthcare, hospitality, infrastructure, manufacturing and retail sectors the firm is highly regarded for their expertise in relation to financial services regulation, including consumer credit and regulated mortgage contract matters. The firm has extensive experience advising clients on a range of matters including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, and financing transactions, corporate structures, investment funds, partnerships, and corporate taxes.

To deliver their vision for Edinburgh/Scotland there is the opportunity for suitable Partners to join the firm.  These Partners will be at the forefront of a very exciting phase for this company and will play a pivotal role in driving this top 20 law firm strategy, ensuring business alignment and growth.

As a Partner, you will be an innovative thinker and lead with a dynamic approach incorporating an entrepreneurial flair.  You are a professional with significant experience and proven success within the Banking and Financial sectors with the ability to build and manage a division.   With an attractive offering, as a Partner, you will be rewarded well with superb benefits with ongoing development to ensure you reach your full potential.   This is a unique offering with considerable opportunity for a Senior Legal professional to join a firm that offers a unique culture making it a great place to work, highly attractive benefits and continual development programmes.

For a full briefing document or for a confidential conversation regarding these appointments please contact Leith Buckley directly.  

Sharon Burkey at Leith Buckley is responsible for all senior appointments and can be contacted on 01786 437010 or 07584 497632. All conversations are strictly confidential and non-obligatory.