Banking & Finance Lawyer, NYC

Job Description

Pivot to Aviation/Asset Finance; Sponsorship + NY Bar exam support + relocation + sign-on bonus + bonus; Band 1 ranked team; Band 1 team;

  • 40% of Associates are ethnic minorities – double the industry average
  • 40% of Associates are ethnic minorities – double the industry average
  • One-third of US practice areas led by minority/woman partner

Skills & experience

You will be an Banking & Finance Lawyer who would like to pivot to Asset/Aviation Finance at the 3-7 year level (admitted in 2015-2018), or more senior who would like to move to New York and sit your New York Bar exams, or you may already be admitted to the NY Bar.

Your new Associate role

Will see you join this World class Global Asset Finance team in New York. Consistently ranked Band 1 by Chambers and Tier 1 by Legal 500.  Work with four (4) partners including the Head of Banking & Finance, Head of Aviation Finance and Head of Diversity Committee and eight Associates, who are both home-grown and lateral (equally valued). 

Your practice will focus primarily on aircraft finance including capital markets issuances, portfolio securitizations, acquisitions and sales, private placements, secured, unsecured and asset based lending and restructurings, and leasing (finance and leveraged).  Represent lenders, underwriters, operating lessors, manufacturers and export credit agencies.


1 July 2021 Associate salary ranging from $US220-325,000 base + bonus $US25-90,000 + sign-on $US20-40,000 + relocation $US10,000 + Sponsorship + support for NY Bar admission; #4 best law firm to work for 2021; 40% of Associates diverse; 42% women.  Returned to the office in September 2021.

To find out more about this opportunity, please contact in strictest confidence Belinda Fisher 9216 9016, 0419 238 458. Alternatively email your CV to [email protected]