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Junior Finance Lawyer


Elevate is recruiting for a Junior Finance Lawyer to work for a multi-national Investment Bank on a 6-month contract in London.

The duties will involve:

  • Acting as a trusted advisor and delivering expert legal advice in relation to the laws and regulations governing, and market practise relating to, secured and unsecured unregulated lending, notably those applicable to the UK consumer and SME markets.
  • Assisting with the delivery of initiatives both within the business and the Legal function.
  • Working collaboratively with members of the UK Legal team, the wider Legal function and other infrastructure functions.
  • Proactively identifying and advising on legal and regulatory risks, escalating these as necessary to stakeholders, and assisting with recommending and implementing solutions, including in relation to the implementation of new legislation and regulatory requirements.
  • Providing support, as required, in relation to other matters being worked on by the UK Legal team, including regulatory change impacting businesses, and the implications of Brexit.

You might be the right person if you have:

  • Experience working in a top law firm and/or in-house with a top financial services organisation.
  • Technical expertise in secured and unsecured lending, with the ability to work across a broad set of products with sensitivity to the issues presented by a retail-facing business.
  • A willingness to learn new things.
  • An ability to engage with business stakeholders.
  • A desire to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment for a market leading organisation.

Essential experience and skills for success:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ PQE within a Commercial, Finance or Banking team in a large organisation or Top Tier Law Firm.
  • 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 communication skills.


  • UK or Commonwealth Qualified Lawyer.

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 Award
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