Financial Services Regulatory Lawyer

London (Greater)
30 Nov 2017
10 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Financial Services Regulatory Lawyer role in London office of a leading international law firm.

Your new company
This market leading international law firm has practices across the UK and worldwide but also operates a preferred firm network to enhance its international capabilities. The firm provides multi-jurisdictional support in key global sectors including energy and natural resources, financial institutions, advanced engineering, health and life sciences, technology, infrastructure, government, insurance and funds. This global reach, combined with the sector know-how and technical excellence of its people, is why the firm is a trusted adviser to FTSE 100 and 250 businesses, entrepreneurs, financial institutions, UK and overseas government departments, and high net worth individuals.

Your new role
You will require a minimum 2.1 degree from a reputable university, demonstrate a solid track record of financial services regulation work, with at least 1-4 year's post qualification experience within a private practice team. You will need to be able to demonstrate commitment to financial regulation as a legal specialism. You will need to work well in a team and have experience of establishing and maintaining long term client relationships.

What you'll need to succeed
The firm is looking for a Qualified Lawyer with a broad base of technical expertise in financial services regulation, and someone who is able to deal with clients ranging from senior bank executives and in house counsel to entrepreneurs. You will need to have gained experience advising on UK financial regulations and on European legislation including MiFiD, MAR, AIFMD, PSD, CRD, EMIR and MLR. You will be advising a broad range of clients such as investment and retail banks, retail credit providers, pension schemes, insurers, exchanges, platforms, fund managers, broker dealers and other intermediaries, and fintech entrepreneurs.

What you'll get in return
The firm offers a vibrant and supportive working environment built upon its core values; they are progressive, forward thinking, pragmatic and sensible. They pride themselves on high quality client instructions, are committed to investing in the learning and development of their lawyers and support staff at all levels, and encourage their lawyers to build relationships and take part in business development opportunities.

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