Banking and Finance Associate

October 21 2022
Industries Legal
Categories Banking, Finance, Securities, IP, Patents, Trademarks,
Calgary, AB • Part time

Stikeman Elliott LLP, one of Canada’s pre-eminent business law firms, is seeking a Banking and Financial Services Associate. As the successful candidate, you will have 1 to 5 years of experience working on general corporate or 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, both Canandian and international. You will enjoy a broad and varied practice in a team oriented and supportive group with support at the junior, mid, and senior levels. You will work on a large variety work 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, including with respect to general corporate financings, acquisition financings, subordinate financings, and with issuers and purchasers in connection with debt offerings. 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.

As a Tier 1 Firm in Banking, Capital Markets, M&A and Project Finance, Stikeman Elliott offers you the rare opportunity to join a group of experts in their field and to grow your career among them. Stikeman Elliott has the most lawyers ranked across combined Corporate/Commercial practice areas across Canada for the 8th consecutive year (Chambers Canada 2023), with 68 lawyers recognized as leading corporate finance and M&A lawyers by Lexpert Special Edition: Finance and M&A 2022. Stikeman Elliott prides itself on providing excellent client service and advice on Canada’s largest transactions and acquisitions. For the 14th consecutive year, Stikeman Elliott LLP has been named as one of the 2022 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.

Apply now!

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