Elevate is recruiting for a Commercial Contracts Lawyer with at least 3 years’ PQE to work for a leading technology organisation in Paris on an initial 2-month contract. The successful candidate must be fluent in French and English.
Reviewing contracts and negotiating acceptable alternatives for the French market;
Supporting on a variety of payments matters;
Creating templates and tools to facilitate the negotiations;
Facilitating escalation and resolution of contract 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:
Have an interest in payments propositions and a desire to learn the key requirements;
Like the sound of working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment for a market leading organisation;
Enjoy negotiating and drafting contracts;
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 3 years PQE providing transactional support for business clients, including drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts;
Ability to negotiate and draft contracts in French and English;
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.
Experience of practising Commercial Law in France.