Regulatory Lawyer

Contego Search
Reading, UK
11 Jun 2019
19 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a Regulatory Solicitor with 3 or more years' experience?

Our client is a global multinational legal practice, this is an excellent opportunity to work in one of the largest law firms in the world, a great place to work and develop your career.

The selected candidate will join a team involved in advising the client on a very wide range of day-to-day legal matters including competition, projects and planning, regulation, construction, real estate, commercial contracts, tax, disputes, energy, employment and health and safety.

  • Managing your own caseload and reporting regularly to the Principal Lawyer
  • Supporting the Principal Lawyer and other team members with their caseload when required
  • Taking instructions from the client, gathering information and providing clear and concise legal advice in writing and in meetings.
  • Attending meetings and negotiations as legal advisers with opposing parties
  • Identifying ways to add value and improve internal efficiencies, including process improvements
  • Complying with all service level agreements and KPIs
  • Keeping up to date with all relevant legal, legislative, regulatory and industry developments relevant to the legal specialism, informing and updating the team, and providing proactive updates to facilitate the client's operational activities.
  • Qualified solicitor with at least 3 years' post qualification experience of working with a regulated sector, preferable within a regulated utility (Regulatory Lawyers with any PQE will be considered)
  • Experience of working in an in-house environment and of working with all levels of seniority within a business would be beneficial
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of the (or a demonstrable ability to quickly acquire these) of the legislation, licences, codes of practice, guidance and case law that governs the operational running of a regulated utility company, including, but not limited to:
    ·Water Industry Act 1991 and historic legislation relating to the regulation of the water industry;

    ·New Roads and Street Works Act 1991;

    ·Environmental Protection Act 1991 / Environmental Permitting Regulations 2016;

    ·Water Resources Act 1991;

    ·Agreements and codes governing arrangements between wholesalers and retailers; and

    ·Rules governing charges and charges schemes.

This is a career defining opportunity for the right candidate!

Regulatory Lawyers, please apply with a copy of your CV.

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