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Regulatory Lawyer

Elevate’s client, a Silver Circle Law firm, is recruiting a Regulatory Lawyer who possesses a technical skill set to assist the team on a range of matters: MiFID II spill-over, the plethora of Industry Codes of Conduct, some potential GDPR compliance function guidance support and SFTR.

 

You might be the right person if you:

  • Have legal experience working for a law firm or bank.
  • Have strong understanding of regulatory issues relating to banking and finance.
  • Have the ability to multi-task and work effectively in a fast paced dynamic environment.
  • Have first class organisational skills and can manage your time effectively.
  • Want to work in-house as part of a bank’s legal team.
  • Have 2-5 years post qualification experience.

Specifically you will:

  • Become a trusted adviser to the business by ensuring that commercially sensitive, pragmatic and practical legal support and advice is provided in a cost-effective manner to the business in the UK.
  • Act as the first point of call for the business for trouble shooting and queries.
  • Drafting, negotiating and executing on a wide variety of transactional documents.
  • Advising on a variety of risk management, disclosure and regulatory matters.
  • Advising on the practical impact of regulatory reform.

Experience:

  • Previous experience of being seconded to a large in-house project or of working in-house.
  • Prudential or experience on the conduct side of regulation.
  • Dealing with regulators.
  • Knowledge/understanding of the FSMA – Financial Services and Markets Act.
  • Knowledge/understanding of the CCA – Consumer Credit Act.
  • Payment Services Regulation experience.
  • Knowledge/understanding of the MiFID II.
  • Working with retail products (deposit taking, savings and lending).
  • First class legal experience obtained working for an investment bank or law firm.

Skills for Success:

  • Ability to engage clients in a way that instils confidence and fosters strong client relationships.
  • A savvy operator with good commercial and business acumen.
  • A motivated self-starter with the ability to work autonomously with little direction.
  • Confident working within complex multi-functional, multi-jurisdictions environments.
  • Highly organised with flexible, resilient and credible personality.
  • Drive, enthusiasm and desire to succeed.
  • Excellent attention to detail and an analytical mind.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Training from a law firm or in house legal team with good technical knowledge in retail banking regulation.

 

 

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  • Ranked on the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest-Growing Private Companies two years in a row.
  • Ranked as a top Global Services Provider by Chambers & Partners three years in a row.
  • Lead Partner of the FT Innovative Lawyers Awards.

 

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