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Elevate is recruiting for a Finance Lawyer to work for an International Law firm in Paris. The Finance team are looking for a Junior-Mid level Lawyer with experience in Securitisation for a 6- month contract.

Key duties:

  • To support the team on some of the largest and most complex transactions in international debt capital markets with a focus on securitisation.
  • To advise on a range of capital markets transactions, including debt capital markets, derivatives, securitisation, repackaging and other structured products, corporate bonds and equity-linked offerings.
  • Facilitating escalation and resolution of issues.
  • Updating or drafting templates, negotiation playbooks, and other contract infrastructure tools.
  • Managing client projects to improve contracting efficiency, cost effectiveness, and knowledge sharing.

You might be the right person if you:

  • Like the sound of working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment for a leading International Law Firm.
  • Like working with multinational companies, spanning different markets and industries.
  • Embrace the use of technology tools to facilitate your work.
  • Work well independently as well as with teams.

Essential experience and skills for success:

  • A minimum of 1 years’ legal experience in financial law in a bank, a law firm or an international company.
  • Securitisation Experience.
  • Proven ability to work in a client-centric, deadline driven environment.
  • Dependable, responsive, and committed to producing high quality work.
  • Flexible, and willing to pitch in on matters and projects to better serve our clients, even if the work falls outside your normal scope of duties.
  • Excellent written skills, particularly depicting complex ideas clearly and concisely.
  • Professionalism in both verbal and written work.
  • High integrity and ethical compass.
  • Excellent listening as well as communication skills and the judgment to know which skill to use in a given setting.


  • Qualified Lawyer in France or England & Wales.
  • Master II degree in Business Law or Banking and Financial Law.

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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