Financial Regulation Lawyer

  • Job Reference: 63307
  • Date Posted: 15 November 2017
  • Recruiter: Lipson Lloyd-Jones
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £78,000 to £98,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Excellent benefits
  • Sector: Financial Services, Regulatory, Private Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

THE FIRM

One of the world's leading international law firms with an extensive corporate, commercial and financing practice.


THE ROLE

Within the Financial Regulation team which advises on many of the most complex and innovative transactions in the regulated financial services sector.

The lawyers' broad experience and regulatory skillset enables them to provide first-class insight, support and advice on the regulatory aspects of financial services transactions and to find practical solutions to the regulatory issues that their clients face.

Key Responsibilities

Drafting, reviewing and amending the legal and regulatory aspects of documentation

Advising on a range of financial regulatory issues

Providing efficient professional support for partners

Developing professional relationships with clients

Supporting the wider team in developing business and raising the profile of the firm

Managing/supervising the work of others including trainees. Requirements

ABOUT YOU

NQ-3pqe with a City or leading international firm

First rate legal/commercial knowledge and analytical skills

Broad exposure across a range of significant regulatory matters and transactions

Previous experience giving financial regulatory advice in a strategic context. For example, advice to general counsel and boards on group structural and/or strategic projects with a material regulatory element

Knowledge and experience of advising on both conduct matters and regulatory capital and other aspects of prudential regulation (including in a transactional context), particularly in one or both of the banking/investment firm and insurance sectors.

Experience of reviewing, analysing and providing detailed advice on EU legislation

First rate drafting skills

Strong academic background

Excellent client relationship skills

Excellent efficiency and transaction management skills

Ability to develop and work in a fast paced, intellectually challenging environment

Resilient under pressure with the ability to manage multiple deadlines

In return you will join a firm which is organised into groups that undertake a general spread of work, encouraging lawyers to work on an extensive range of financial and commercial matters as well as developing an expertise in specialist areas. Much of the work spans the globe, with transactions involving the firm's overseas offices as well as leading independent law firms in other jurisdictions.

The firm does not have internal billing targets which benefits both its clients and its fee earners.

While clients appreciate the value they add, their lawyers are able to focus exclusively on the work in hand.

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.