Financial Services Regulatory Lawyer

England, London
£70000 - £115000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
17 Jan 2019
14 Feb 2019
Sarah Beard
Full time
Contract type

This Top 50 firm has ambitious growth plans. The practice places people at the heart of their business; they have a reputation for nurturing and developing legal talent, nothing better demonstrates this than the growing number of home-grown Partners rising through the ranks.

Their award-winning career programmes offer one-to-one training and coaching, along with team development and core education programmes.

The firm

They are headquartered in London with ten offices across Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

They have forged close ties with other high-quality law firms. This diverse mix of expertise and culture results in a combination of deep local insight, and the capability to provide a seamless international service. The firm is innovative and dynamic and stand out from the crowd.

With over 25% of their people based outside the UK, there are plenty of opportunities overseas. Associates from all their offices can benefit from international secondments or attendance on one of their excellent international development programmes.

The firm assembles teams of bright thinkers to match its clients' needs and give the right advice from the right person at the right time. Dedicating the highest calibre of legal talent to overcome the most complex issues, the firm delivers pragmatic, expert advice that is set squarely in the real world. The practice has a growing number of practice areas in which they rank top tier for.

The firm has core values which encompass individuality, straight talking and team work. The close-knit nature of the teams really stands this firm apart. You will find a professional, friendly and supportive culture.

The role

The firm are seeking to hire a Non-contentious Financial Services Regulatory Lawyer into their flourishing City of London office.

This department is award winning, the team have won several prestigious accolades in recent years.

The successful candidate will sit in the Funds and Financial Services Group in the Corporate Department but will work closely with the head of the non-contentious financial regulatory team. The non-contentious financial regulatory team will advise clients across the firm but will principally support the Funds group (primarily closed-ended listed funds and hedge funds), the private equity/private equity funds team and the Corporate Department more generally and will work closely with their market leading contentious financial regulatory team.

The ideal candidate will be at least a two years qualified lawyer with excellent academic credentials and high quality non-contentious financial regulatory experience (ideally gained at a magic or silver circle firm). The candidate should be able to demonstrate experience in relation to a broad range of regulatory work across the financial services sector. In addition to a solid understanding of FSMA and the FCA/PRA Handbook, experience relating to fund managers and the AIFMD would be very helpful.

There are excellent opportunities for career progression within this team, with lots of direct involvement with clients as well as marketing and business development.


  • You will be a Non-contentious Financial Services Regulatory Lawyer with between 1-6 years PQE
  • Background in a firm with an excellent reputation in the field of finance law
  • Strong billing history
  • Excellent academic and professional qualifications
  • Salary is above market rate and negotiate depending on your level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package

This is an excellent opportunity for a Non-contentious Financial Services Regulatory Lawyer Lawyer to join this international, top 50 firm based in their City of London office.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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