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Commercial Contracts Lawyer

Help us shape the future.  Elevate is changing the way legal support services are delivered and we are looking for creative, innovative people who can help. If you are a client-focused professional who wants your ideas to make a difference, Elevate's team of highly regarded legal service experts could be the right fit for you.

Elevate is a next generation global legal service provider that ranked 53rd on the Inc. 5000 in 2016, a prestigious annual ranking of the fastest growing private companies. We help law firms and corporate legal departments with practical ways to improve efficiency, quality and outcomes.

At Elevate we live our core values.

We deliver - We are careful about the commitments we make to our customers and to each other. We do what we say we will.  
We Innovate - We celebrate creativity. We challenge the status quo and continuously ask of ourselves, and each other how can we improve.  
We care - We listen to our customers’ needs and help them solve their business problems. Our work is a positive influence on our personal lives and the lives of our families.

Elevate’s client is a Global financial institution, specialising in online payments and the role is providing In-House Commercial Contract Support to a variety of business functions.

Experience:

  • Required:
    • Legal Practice Course (LPC) qualification.
    • 2-5 years experience either in private practice or in-house legal department environments.
    • French speaker to native level.
    • Experience of fast-paced working environments with responsibility for delivering to demanding internal or external clients.
  • Preferred:
    • Prior experience in a Financial institution or Law Firm.
    • Working knowledge of core legal practice areas within a large law firm/ legal department.

Personal attributes:

  • Driven to improve with a high level of personally accountability for your work.
  • Comfortable interacting with varied stakeholders at all levels in complex professional services environments.
  • Flexible in your approach and comfortable with ambiguity.
  • Pragmatic and creative - able to quickly develop practical solutions to challenging problems.
  • Able to work autonomously with minimal oversight or as part of large, complex and diverse team.
  • Resilient and resourceful, committed to meeting deadlines even when presented with unexpected challenges.
  • A good communicator with great interpersonal skills and a keen sense how to modify your style and approach to get the most out of people at all levels and in different situations.

Technical Skills:

  • Required:
    • Good level of expertise with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Preferred:
    • Expert knowledge of Excel.
    • Experience with legal technologies, especially e-Billing platforms.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Legal Practice Course qualification.
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