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Derivatives Lawyer – In-house in London at Elevate

Date Posted: 7/23/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Elevate are recruiting for a Derivatives Lawyer with at least 5 years PQE to work for an Asset Manager in London on a 9 month contract. You can expect exposure to Securitisation Swaps, structured derivatives and balance guaranteed swaps.

The successful candidate will have recent relevant experience from a Top Tier Law firm or in-house organisation.

You might be the right person if you:

  • Have legal experience in the derivatives field from a top tier law firm or highly regarded in-house organisation.
  • Have the ability to multi-task and work effectively in a fast paced dynamic environment.
  • Are focused on providing excellent legal advice and support.
  • Are a creative professional with good negotiation skills.
  • Are passionate about delivering excellent quality documentation

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.
  • Confident working within complex multi-functional, multi-jurisdictions environments.
  • Highly organised with flexible, resilient and credible personality.
  • Drive, enthusiasm and desire to succeed.
  • Excellent attention to detail and an analytical mind.


  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Training from a Top Tier law firm with good technical knowledge in your area of expertise.
  • UK Qualified or Commonwealth Qualified.

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.