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Legal Counsel - Banking in Birmingham at Elevate

Date Posted: 7/19/2018

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Job Description

Elevate are recruiting for a Banking Lawyer with at least 3 years PQE to work for a Top Tier Bank in Birmingham on a 6- month contract.

The ideal candidate will be Birmingham based (ideally Birmingham 3 days per week but can be flexible). There is an expectation of working from home one to two days per week.

Specifically you will:

  • Provide general regulatory advice for banking products (PSRS etc.)
  • Terms and conditions reviews (current accounts, savings accounts, mandates etc.)
  • Regulatory, business and digital reform projects:
    • Open Banking & the 2018 Roadmap alignment with PSD2.
    • CMA remedies.
    • Digital business banking reforms/platforming.

You might be the right person if you:

  • 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:

  • Over 3 years PQE with commercial/retail banking, payments or digital experience (ideally all three).
  • Ability to engage clients in a way that instils 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.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • 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.

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