About the role and team

The Governance, Funding and Corporate department are looking to appoint a solicitor to join our hugely successful Funding team based in Birmingham.

The Funding team, which is highly rated by the Chambers and Legal 500, advise on the financings of housing associations, social enterprises, charities, health and social care entities, local authorities, as well as private sector bodies. 

You will be advising and supporting more senior fee earners on a range of finance matters work such as complex funding and finance-related projects including bonds, private placements, revolving credit facilities and joint ventures. The nature and complexity of the transactions being such that you will also often work with expert colleagues across the firm to ensure the project is delivered seamlessly for the client.  



About the candidate

You should have good personal organisation and time management skills, demonstrable project- and client-management skills and the ability to build good relationships of trust and confidence with peers and with clients. You will be expected to deliver some projects in your own name (with support from a more senior colleagues where appropriate), to work with and supervise tasks carried out by less senior colleagues such as trainees and legal assistants.


  • Experience of banking law, gained post-qualification or during your training contract is preferred but not essential
  • Ability to build rapport with a variety of ‘clients’, both external and internal, and inspire and hold their confidence
  • Ability to collaborate and work as part of a high performing team, taking ownership of work assigned
  • Ability and desire to develop technical legal skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong self-motivation and proactivity, and confident to use your own initiative where appropriate to deliver consistently high-quality work that meets the client’s needs.


About the firm
Anthony Collins Solicitors is a specialist law firm with a clear purpose – to “improve lives, communities and society". For over 50 years we’ve been successfully combining market-leading legal expertise with a commitment to excellence and long-term relationships underpinned by a strong set of values.
What makes Anthony Collins Solicitors distinctive, beyond simply being a sector-specialist law firm, is our people and the values we share. We’re extremely proud of the calibre of people that we attract; people who are inspired by our values, motivated by our vision and work with our clients to positively influence the society and communities we are building together.
Anthony Collins Solicitors is a committed Equal Opportunities employer promoting equality of opportunity. This means that everyone who either applies to or works for the firm is treated equally, whatever their gender, age, ethnic origin, nationality, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.