PQE: NQ - 2
Term: Permanent
Working hours: Full-time (Monday - Friday; 9.30am - 5.30pm)
Reports to: Practice Area Manager
Team: Banking
Location: London
The Firm

Farrer & Co is renowned for its discretion, commitment, technical flair and pragmatic approach to providing solutions for our clients' complex affairs.

Our collaborative approach and "one firm" policy promotes a strong bond both between the different departments of the firm and between partners and staff; each and every person having played a part in putting Farrer & Co in the strong position it is in today.

Our reputation and success is based on the goodwill of numerous close client relationships. We are trusted advisers, acting in our clients' long-term interests and paying careful attention to quality and personal service.                             

Our clients tell us they value us for our integrity, good judgement and professional excellence, as well as our broad perspective, practical solutions and value for money. They describe us as 'a likeable bunch' too.

The Team

The Banking Team assists both lenders, particularly private banks, and borrowers in relation to loan facilities for trusts, corporates and individuals.  We advise on borrowing for investment, business and charitable purposes and provide advice on all aspects of lending including priority of debts and security. The team covers a range of financing areas, including property finance, asset finance, general corporate lending, charity finance, private placements and syndicated lending.


The Farrer & Co Banking team is growing. We are looking for a bright and personable solicitor with a proven aptitude for banking work and between 0 – 2 years' post qualification experience to join our highly successful Banking team. The successful applicant should have general banking and property finance experience.

Skills and Experience
  • Strong academic background
  • Sound technical knowledge relating to banking law and practice
  • Interest and enthusiasm in respect of transactional banking work
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-starting approach to tasks and projects and ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to think laterally and apply knowledge and experience to a broad range of transactions and clients
  • Excellent organisational and transaction management skills
Education and Qualifications
  • Minimum 2.1 degree and training or post-qualification experience from a mid-sized or city firm
Special aspects

Our office hours are 9.30am to 5.30pm but it is essential that the applicant is committed, flexible and prepared to work beyond normal office hours when necessary and in response to the demands of the business.


Farrer & Co conducts a pre-employment screening which consists of a Criminal History Background and Credit Check for successful candidates.