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Banking and Finance Lawyer in London at Elevate

Date Posted: 7/24/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Elevate’s client, a Silver Circle Law Firm in London., is recruiting a Banking and Finance Lawyer on a permanent contract. The right candidate will possess a technical skill set and will assist the team working on a customer project for a big Investment Bank.

You Might be the Right Person if You:

  • Have legal experience working for a law firm or bank.
  • Have strong understanding of regulatory issues relating to banking and finance.
  • Have the ability to multi-task and work effectively in a fast paced dynamic environment.
  • Have first class organisational skills and can manage your time effectively.
  • Want to work in-house as part of a bank’s legal team.
  • Have 3-9 years post qualification experience.

Specifically You Will:

  • Review and send out new standard terms to lots of high value customers and send back amendments or replace with their terms.

Skills for Success:

  • Ability to engage clients in a way that instills confidence and fosters strong client relationships.
  • A savvy operator with good commercial and business acumen.
  • A motivated self-starter with the ability to work autonomously with little direction.
  • Highly organised with flexible, resilient and credible personality.
  • Drive, enthusiasm and desire to succeed.
  • Excellent attention to detail and an analytical mind.

Experience:

  • General banking product experience, drafting, negotiating, risk and recommendations.
  • Previous experience of being seconded to a large in-house project or of working in-house.
  • First class legal experience obtained working for an investment bank or law firm.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • UK or Commonwealth Qualified Lawyer.
  • Training from a law firm or in house legal team with good technical knowledge in investment banking.

Elevate is the law company. We provide consulting, technology and services to law departments and law firms. Our global team of lawyers, engineers, consultants and business experts improve efficiency, quality and outcomes for customers worldwide. Elevate’s achievements and distinctions include:

  • Ranked on the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest-Growing Private Companies two years in a row.
  • Ranked as a top Global Services Provider by Chambers & Partners three years in a row.
  • Lead Partner of the FT Innovative Lawyers Awards.