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Kelly has been instructed on a rare partnership opportunity with an English law firm in New York. A full service international firm, they are keen to add strength to their aviation practice by hiring a partner to take the lead in growing an asset finance team in New York.
The firm has a strong network of aviation finance clients globally and developing further client relationships in the New York market is of strategic importance to the firm. They currently act for Banks, Financiers, Lessors and airlines around the globe. They have a growing book of business in New York they are able to pass across to the incoming partner alongside providing business development support and cross referrals.
This is a rare opportunity for an associate on the cusp of partnership to make a move in which they will inherit a client base as well as the Partnership title and remuneration rewards.
For a discreet discussion on the firm, the role and remuneration, please get in touch to organise a discussion.
A longstanding client is looking to grow their Hong Kong office with the addition of a project finance lawyer. Having spoken to the hiring partner, we look forward to assisting you throughout the application process.
This is an opportunity to join a well-regarded international private practice in one of their most dynamic offices. You will be doing some of the best quality of work in Hong Kong.
You will be exposed to a broad range of finance work. This will include asset finance as well as projects finance in the renewable energy, LNG and petrochemicals sector.
Some of the key draws of this job include:
You will be Hong Kong or common law qualified with at least 2 PQE. Additionally, you will have a background of asset or project finance experience. Business proficiency in English and Cantonese is essential. Fluency in Mandarin will be a strong advantage.
If the above role has caught your interest, do get in touch for a discreet discussion.
A market leading private practice has enlisted our support in their search for an Asset and Project Finance Associate for their Frankfurt office. We had a great discussion with the hiring partner about this position and look forward to assisting you throughout the application process.
You will be involved in a broad range of asset finance work, from aviation finance to some rail finance and even structured investment products. You will also be exposed to financial project insolvency issues as well as general project and corporate M&A work.
From our conversations with the hiring partner, the key draws of this job include:
You will be common law qualified, with England & Wales qualified lawyers having an advantage. Due to the complexity of the work, you will need to be 2+ PQE. A background in Asset Finance is highly desirable but lawyers with a broader finance experience will be considered.
If the above role is of interest, do get in touch for a discreet discussion.
This is a new instruction and we are supporting the growth of an exceptional asset finance practice.
The Aviation Finance practice in London are looking to expand in light of their increased workload.
From our conversations with the hiring partner, the main draws of this job include:
You will be England & Wales qualified, with experience in Aviation Finance. Due to the complexity of their work, you will also be between 2 to 9 PQE.
If this role has caught your interest, do get in touch for a discreet discussion.
Our services have been retained by a leading international law firm in their search for an experienced lawyer for their construction practice here in London.
This is a rare opportunity to work with a driven, dynamic and inclusive practice, advising leading businesses, financial institutions, and government entities on some of the biggest construction projects in the world.
Your main scope of work will involve Power Projects, with a focus on renewable energy. You will also be exposed to some real estate development, transport infrastructure and restructuring work.
From speaking with the hiring partner, the key draws of this job include:
Due to the complexity of the work, you will be at least 4 PQE, with a background in construction law. Ideally, you specialise in energy projects, EPC or infrastructure. Common law qualified lawyers will be considered, but our client has expressed a preference for England & Wales or Australian qualified lawyers.
If the above position is of interest, do get in touch.
Wadkins Associates is supporting an established International Law firm as they look to grow their Banking & Finance Practice in Frankfurt, Germany.
You will be advising financial institutions, funds, private equity investors and other market players in a variety of cross-border financing transactions, including leveraged, acquisition, bank/ bond and real estate financings and restructurings.
From our conversations with the hiring partner, some of the key advantages this role has to offer include:
England and Wales qualified lawyers are preferred, although our client will consider common law qualified lawyers. A background in banking finance would be ideal, although not essential. Due to the international nature of the practice, fluency in English is mandatory and our client will consider a range of lawyers from junior to senior associates.
If the above position is of interest, do get in touch.
A top-tiered European private practice is looking to grow their office with the addition of a Banking and Finance lawyer.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading law firm which prides itself on their customer service and maintaining client relationships attracting many of the world’s top corporations as well as private individuals.
You will be working on a broad range of structured, project, corporate, syndicated and acquisition finance. You will also be exposed to financial restructurings, derivatives and regulatory matters.
The key advantages of this job include:
England & Wales qualified lawyers between 2 to 6 PQE will be ideal. However, qualified lawyers from other jurisdictions will be considered as long as they have been doing English qualified finance work. Business proficiency in English is mandatory and basic French or German would be an advantage.
We are working with an established client with deep roots in the shipping industry. They are looking to expand their ship finance practice in Greece in light of their growing business. We are looking to support them with the hire of a senior ship finance associate.
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a growing team in one of our client’s busiest offices. Your colleagues are friendly and driven, and you will be working with an internationally well-regarded Partner.
You will primarily be doing ship finance across loan agreements and sale & purchase agreements. However, you will have a little exposure to commercial work covering some due diligence for bonds.
Some of the key advantages include:
You will ideally be England & Wales qualified, although Greek or EU qualified lawyers will be considered if they have the relevant English qualifications. This position is only available to EU citizens due to visa considerations. Of paramount importance to our client will be your background in ship finance. You will be at least 4 years PQE.
If this role is of interest, do get in touch.
A longstanding client is looking to grow their ship finance and offshore non-contentious practice in their Singapore office. We have successfully supported this practice previously and will be happy to assist you throughout the interview process.
You will be joining an international law firm with deep roots in the shipping industry. The hiring partner is looking for associates who have a genuine interest in the shipping and offshore industry and a desire to be client facing. From a practitioner’s angle, our client appreciates commercial minded, independent, lateral thinkers who never stop learning and ask the right questions.
You will be doing an even mix of ship finance and offshore non-contentious work. On the ship finance side, you will be advising leading shipowners and occasionally banks. On the offshore non-contentious side, you will be advising construction companies, funds, offshore support companies, drilling companies and FPSO providers. You will be doing project financing, chartering, sale and purchase agreements and the occasional restructuring/ insolvency work.
The key highlights of this role include:
Common law qualified lawyers of between 3 to 4 PQE with shipping or offshore experience will be considered. Due to the nature of the work, England & Wales qualified lawyers will be preferred.
If the above position catches your interest, do get in touch for more information.
A market leading law firm has enlisted our support in their search for an experienced Aviation Finance Associate for their London Office.
Our client boasts one of the most highly regarded asset finance practices in London. The team is friendly and collegiate, with a reputation for training and developing new additions.
The main scope of your work will be aviation finance, with the opportunity to be exposed to other, more general types of asset finance like shipping and rail. This is a coveted opportunity to work on big ticket deals for leading international businesses.
Some of the key attractions of this job include:
You will be a common law qualified lawyer of between 2 to 6 years of asset finance experience.
While aviation finance lawyers will be at an advantage, a broader banking and finance background will also be considered.
If the above job has caught your interest, do get in touch for a discreet discussion about this opportunity.