This is an exciting time to join the Ashurst Glasgow Global Loans team. The busy team is an integral part of the Global Loans Practice Group and the team members work alongside their London colleagues advising a wide range of high profile clients from banks, credit funds to private equity houses and institutional investors on both domestic and complex multi-jurisdictional deals.
The successful candidate would play a key role in the expansion of the range of transactional banking services that the Ashurst Global Loans team provides to its clients from our Glasgow office.This represents an exciting opportunity to be part of a developing, strategic practice with plenty of scope for personal and career development.
You will work closely with high calibre clients and colleagues in Glasgow, London and throughout Ashurst's global network and can expect to have exposure to a wide range of high quality transactions.
Ashurst's global loans practice offers specialist advice on:
Main tasks and qualities;
You would typically act on all elements of a financing from term sheet stage, through to closing and post-closing. Your specific areas of responsibility will be to draft and negotiate term sheets, security documents, intercreditor agreements and facilities agreements, ensuring a smooth process to transaction close.
You will be expected to have a desire to build client relationships and develop your own internal and external networks with support and guidance from the partners and wider team.
You would also be expected to manage projects that have been assigned to you, and liaise closely with colleagues, clients, counterparties and other advisers. You would be working as part of a committed and inspired friendly team that enjoys its work and considers itself a leader in its field of practice. All members of the team have frequent client contact and must be willing to travel.
Essential skills and experience:
An established career path framework is in place clearly defining expectations and outlining opportunities for promotion. We are actively growing and expanding this team which will provide exciting opportunities for highly motivated candidates.
Opportunities often arise for associates to spend time on secondment in house with a key client of the firm. From time to time, secondment opportunities also come up within other Ashurst offices in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia.