Banking and Finance Associate

June 8 2021
Industries Legal
Categories Accounting, Finance, Bank, Insurance, Financial services, Bank, Insurance, Financial Services, Banking, Finance, Securities, Legal, Paralegal
Calgary, AB

Stikeman Elliott LLP, one of Canada’s pre-eminent business law firms, is seeking a junior banking and finance associate. As the successful candidate, you will have 1 to 3 years of experience working on general corporate and banking and financial services matters. This is an excellent opportunity to join a high performing group of lawyers.

In this position you will work with a dynamic team of lawyers and gain industry leading experience working with clients on a full spectrum of financing transactions, from complex debt restructurings to equipment leasing, and provide strategic and business-oriented advice to Canadian and international clients. Our lawyers have extensive experience as counsel to lenders and borrowers on both domestic and cross-border financing transactions. You will also work with lenders and borrowers in connection with various types of commercial real estate financings, including construction loans, acquisition loans, leasehold financings and mortgage bond financings.

Stikeman Elliott LLP prides itself on providing excellent learning and development opportunities and support for its associates. This is a unique opportunity to join a collegial and leading group of lawyers in our Calgary office. For the 12th consecutive year, Stikeman Elliott LLP has been named as one of the 2020 Aon Best Employers in Canada. Being awarded this recognition is a testament to the exceptional workplace that our hardworking and dedicated people have created.

The successful candidate will have:

  • a law degree and membership in good standing with the Law Society of Alberta;
  • a desire to do excellent work;
  • excellent academic credentials;
  • a breadth and depth of technical legal knowledge, excellent business judgment, and strong analytical and drafting skills;
  • excellent interpersonal and client service skills, strong initiative, and the ability to work well on a variety of teams; and
  • excellent organizational, project management and leadership skills, and the ability to handle multiple time sensitive priorities.

Interested candidates are asked to submit the following materials:

  • cover letter;
  • resume;
  • copies of official academic transcripts; and
  • summary and description of relevant experience.

At Stikeman Elliott, diversity, equity and inclusion are integral parts of who we are. Our culture attracts talented individuals that hold unique beliefs, orientations and perspectives, but share an approach to the way we do business. Our growing global client base benefits from the broad range of legal talent at our firm, comprised of people from different backgrounds and abilities who hold varied skill sets and forms of expertise.

To apply, please submit your application materials to Ola Tundak, Director, Professional Resources at

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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