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Banking and Finance Professional Support Lawyer

  • £95000 - £130000 per annum Excellent Benefits

Banking & Finance Professional Support Lawyer with at least 6 years PQE required to join a leading International law firm in the City of London. Ranked in the Top 20, this firm is a top international practice operating from offices across Asia Pacific, EMEA, and the US.

The Firm

The firm has a complete multi-service offering giving advice to many of the world's most prestigious organisations with access to market-leading litigation, banking, finance, and transactional advice across a vast range of practice areas.

They have several sector specialisms which continue to grow. The firm has been growing in recent years and has received industry press attention for their development into many new jurisdictions. With this comes very realistic opportunities for progression.

They offer very competitive flexible working and a collegiate, friendly environment with exceptional training and development at all levels.

The Role

The PSL joining this team will support and work alongside some of the finance industry's leading lawyers and Partners that are highly respected in the legal sphere. You will be a pivotal member of the practice contributing to their continued growth.

The successful hire will need to have client facing knowledge and experience, able to produce high quality and professional client training as well as content for proposals and pitches. The PSL must also keep abreast of industry and commercial news and updates, ensuring the practice knowledge is fully up to date.

There will be a requirement to train and mentor lawyers in the team and participate in reviewing and streamlining policies, provide training sessions and update on regulatory development.

Requirements

You will be a Banking Professional Support Lawyer with at least 6 years PQE.Alternatively, you will have experience gained at a reputable firm within a recognised Banking practice as a practising lawyer looking for an opportunity to move into a PSL role.You will have good academics, with a degree in Law ideally. (min 2:1).Strong skills in drafting, negotiation and project management, foundation level people management and business development experience.The ability to manage and develop strong client relationships whilst also effectively providing support internally to the firm and colleagues.

This is an exciting role with good opportunities for growth and development, where you will get industry leading exposure and training that will put you years ahead of your PQE level.

Compliance Manager

This multi-award-winning firm, Top 100 firm are renowned for having one of the most collaborative and cohesive working cultures in London. Their unique approach and track record have enabled it to grow and to attract some of the brightest legal talent in the profession; many of its solicitors are independently recognised as leaders in their practice areas. They have recently had a successful merger, which has put them at the forefront of the Legal sphere in London, and regularly attract lateral hires from Top 20 firms, including Magic and Silver Circle practices.

The firm

This firm have several offices in the heart of Central London and Reading. They are an innovative, dynamic and forward-thinking practice. You will find a very open-door culture where Partners are very accessible.

The firm are truly multi-service practice but are particularly well known for their notable strengths in; planning and major projects, public law, corporate and commercial, real estate, private wealth, family, employment, litigation, charity and the not-for-profit sectors.

You will find a friendly culture which stands them apart from most other firms, they have an impressive staff retention record.

The role

Because the firm are growing, they are looking for a Compliance Manager to join their market leading Top 100 practice in Reading.

You will help run the firm's risk management systems/procedures by developing excellent relationships with stakeholders across the organisation, identify business risks, develop/maintain an understanding of the firm's risk management procedures, assist with conflict, monitor compliance, providing compliance training, keep up to date with regulatory and compliance changes and much more.

Requirements

You must be a Qualified Solicitor (3 years' PQE)Ideally, but not essential, you will have experience working in a compliance role in a law firmYou will have excellent interpersonal and persuasion skillsYou will have strong fortitude and be ambitiousYou will have coaching skills


This is an exceptional opportunity for a Compliance Manager to join a thriving Top 100 practice in Reading.

Apply now for immediate consideration.

GDPR Officer

This is an incredibly rare opportunity with a global, £multi-million technology company with a global reach. They are ranked in the 50th largest public companies in the world and are originally an American company. They are one of the largest public internet/investment companies worldwide, with shares in household names across the globe. They work at the frontier of conglomerate markets, with a wide range of technological entities acting under their umbrella.

The Role

The company are looking for a GDPR/Data Protection Officer for their London office in a 6-month fixed term contract which might turn permanent.

This is a standalone role, reporting to the Senior Lawyer in the Commercial team. Your role will require exceptional GDPR/Data Protection knowledge and the ability and drive to go out into the business, engage with employees, and make GDPR engaging and to keep GDPR at the forefront of people's minds. You will also advise the company on GDPR/Data Protection changes in legalisation and ensure that the company is up to date with this.

You will work with the wider HR and Operations teams within the company, making this an exciting, hands on and holistic role; you will be responsible for overseeing data protection strategy and implementation.

The Company

The company are leaders in technology and public technological investment in the world-wide and UK market. They have unparalleled experience across Mobile, Energy, Business, AI, Energy and more.

They provide ISP services, mobile communication services, fixed line telecommunications on a global scale, as well as providing innovative and state of the art applications and technological solutions to sectors including education, retail, healthcare, finance and much more.

They have operated for more than a Century and have an ultimate goal, and evidence of, shaping the world, transforming the IT/technological environment and pioneering new technology.

Requirements

You will have exceptional knowledge of GDPR/Data Protection. You do NOT need to be a Qualified Lawyer, although this would be beneficial.
You will be driven, energetic and very good with people.
You will be looking for an opportunity to travel to different locations with the company.
You will be ambitious and a real team player.
Ideally, but not necessary, you will have worked In-House.

This is an incredible opportunity for a Data Protection/GDPR Officer to join a world leading technology company in their London office on a 6-month contract, possibly extended.

Apply now for immediate consideration.

Data Protection Officer

This is an incredibly rare opportunity with a global, £multi-million technology company with a global reach. They are ranked in the 50th largest public companies in the world and are originally an American company. They are one of the largest public internet/investment companies worldwide, with shares in household names across the globe. They work at the frontier of conglomerate markets, with a wide range of technological entities acting under their umbrella.

The Role

The company are looking for a GDPR/Data Protection Officer for their London office in a 6-month fixed term contract which might turn permanent.

This is a standalone role, reporting to the Senior Lawyer in the Commercial team. Your role will require exceptional GDPR/Data Protection knowledge and the ability and drive to go out into the business, engage with employees, and make GDPR engaging and to keep GDPR at the forefront of people's minds. You will also advise the company on GDPR/Data Protection changes in legalisation and ensure that the company is up to date with this.

You will work with the wider HR and Operations teams within the company, making this an exciting, hands on and holistic role; you will be responsible for overseeing data protection strategy and implementation.

The Company

The company are leaders in technology and public technological investment in the world-wide and UK market. They have unparalleled experience across Mobile, Energy, Business, AI, Energy and more.

They provide ISP services, mobile communication services, fixed line telecommunications on a global scale, as well as providing innovative and state of the art applications and technological solutions to sectors including education, retail, healthcare, finance and much more.

They have operated for more than a Century and have an ultimate goal, and evidence of, shaping the world, transforming the IT/technological environment and pioneering new technology.

Requirements

You will have exceptional knowledge of GDPR/Data Protection. You do NOT need to be a Qualified Lawyer, although this would be beneficial.
You will be driven, energetic and very good with people.
You will be looking for an opportunity to travel to different locations with the company.
You will be ambitious and a real team player.
Ideally, but not necessary, you will have worked In-House.

This is an incredible opportunity for a Data Protection/GDPR Officer to join a world leading technology company in their London office on a 6-month contract, possibly extended.

Apply now for immediate consideration.

Panel Contract Manager

This is a Top 50 Law firm, and they are a City giant. They have an incredible international presence, with a worldwide reach. They are tier 1-3 across a significant number of practice areas. They are a dominant market force, and yet have retained a good culture, excellent career progression, and untouched staff retention rates, with over 1000 employees worldwide.

The Firm

The firm have a long heritage spanning across over 150 years, and as such have an incredible reputation and client base, which has grown year on year. Their international presence is almost unrivalled, as is their expertise across most of their departments.

The firm have an unbeatable culture- you will enjoy going to work. And yet, their network of ultra HNW individuals, companies, businesses, conglomerates, is expansive- crossing across jurisdictions and overseas as well as in the City.

The Role

The firm are looking for a Panel Contract Manager for their Birmingham or Manchester office.

You will support partners with the day to day management of their panel relationships, support the development of these and deal with issues of compliance with panel contracts. You will maintain and update the Helios SQS, respond to panel information requests, manage panel audits, ensure reporting procedures are in place, provide internal guidance, auditing and maintaining department internal policies, and much more.

Requirements

You must have experience in procurement of professional servicesYou will have excellent face to face, business development and negotiation skillsYou will have an understanding of the IT and information security needs of a modern businessYou will have excellent commercial acumen

This is an exceptional opportunity for a Panel Contract Manager to join a Top 50 practice in Birmingham or Manchester.

Apply now for immediate consideration.

Panel Contract Manager

This is a Top 50 Law firm, and they are a City giant. They have an incredible international presence, with a worldwide reach. They are tier 1-3 across a significant number of practice areas. They are a dominant market force, and yet have retained a good culture, excellent career progression, and untouched staff retention rates, with over 1000 employees worldwide.

The Firm

The firm have a long heritage spanning across over 150 years, and as such have an incredible reputation and client base, which has grown year on year. Their international presence is almost unrivalled, as is their expertise across most of their departments.

The firm have an unbeatable culture- you will enjoy going to work. And yet, their network of ultra HNW individuals, companies, businesses, conglomerates, is expansive- crossing across jurisdictions and overseas as well as in the City.

The Role

The firm are looking for a Panel Contract Manager for their Birmingham or Manchester office.

You will support partners with the day to day management of their panel relationships, support the development of these and deal with issues of compliance with panel contracts. You will maintain and update the Helios SQS, respond to panel information requests, manage panel audits, ensure reporting procedures are in place, provide internal guidance, auditing and maintaining department internal policies, and much more.

Requirements

You must have experience in procurement of professional servicesYou will have excellent face to face, business development and negotiation skillsYou will have an understanding of the IT and information security needs of a modern businessYou will have excellent commercial acumen

This is an exceptional opportunity for a Panel Contract Manager to join a Top 50 practice in Birmingham or Manchester.

Apply now for immediate consideration.

Professional Support Lawyer (PSL)

  • £70000 - £90000 per annum Excellent benefits

Ranked highly in the Top 200, this practice is one of the largest commercial practices Nationally outside of London. If you are seeking City quality work on the doorstep of Surrey, with more in the way of prospects in a forward-thinking practice, then read on.

This top tier practice deal with both work nationally and have an ever-growing International presence. They are multi award-winning and have an excellent reputation, often setting trends across the industry. They are a dynamic, creative, entrepreneurial, and forward-thinking team. Due to the fact, they only have one office, they are better managed, with resources more readily available. They invest heavily in their team with prospects for progression being in abundance. They attract a high number of Top City-based candidates; culturally they have a very different feel with more in the way of work-life balance than their City counterparts.

The firm places enjoyment as a primary driver in the working day - and a key "reason to be here" for their staff. It's a philosophy that comes from the top and cascades through the organisation. It is upheld through a combination of factors: delivering quality in everything they do; securing stimulating, challenging work that stretches and rewards; employing truly distinctive, diverse people who willingly engage, collaborate and support; committing to continuous development for everyone; and providing a sustaining environment in which people can learn and grow.

The role

The firm are seeking to hire a Professional Support Lawyer (PSL) into their flourishing, Guildford, Surrey office.

The firm recognise that the spread of work in the department is quite diverse and that not many lawyers will have solid experience across the whole range of their practice. They consider that it is a priority for this PSL to have experience in restructuring and insolvency with a familiarity with banking documentation.

This PSL will provide support to the group and assist lawyers in the firm with day to day queries. Other responsibilities will include: drafting and maintaining standard precedents and practice notes; assisting with the delivery of training; assisting with marketing materials such as press releases and social media; maintaining know-how and other material on the firm's intranet; and liaising with other PSLs in the firm to ensure consistency of advice and materials throughout the practice. The essential functions of the role will include; Know-how, Drafting standard form precedents and practice notes, Research, Marketing and business development, Market awareness, Training and ad hoc projects.

This role comes with excellent prospects for career progression and development.

Requirements

Recent experience as a finance, restructuring and insolvency lawyer with a minimum of 5 years PQE or as a professional support lawyer in a City law firm. You should have first-class communication skillsYou should have a meticulous eye for detailSalary is very competitive and negotiable depending on your level of PQE, plus an excellent benefits package

This is a stand-out opportunity for a Professional Support Lawyer (PSL) to join this highly ranked practice in their Guildford, Surrey office.

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

Commercial PSL

Are you a Commercial Professional Support Lawyer looking to work within a firm with an international presence? They have a great culture and deal with excellent work, across key industry sectors and they work with some of the world's best-known companies who are market leaders in their own right.

This Department are highly ranked in the Legal 500 with a Nationwide Presents. You will be part of a New Commercial PSL Division supporting over 60 lawyers.

The firm

This top 50 ranked and top tier in a number of areas in the legal 500. They are multi-award winning, and just recently they won the award for legal employer of the year at a prestigious industry awards ceremony.

The firm are innovative, forward-thinking and what really stands them apart is, despite their size they have a truly people focussed approach. There is no better example of this than there growing number of home-grown Partners, the firm have a reputation throughout the industry for nurturing and developing legal talent.

The firm have an impressive client base, which has a growing number of FTSE 250 companies. The practice now stands at over 10 offices nationally, with plans for a new office launch in the near future. You will also find that they have access to a global network, which gives them competitive edge.

You will find a supportive culture, where Partners are accessible to all. The firm have a strong leadership team and ambitious plans to continue to take more market share, making now an exciting time to join the firm.

The role

You will be a Commercial Professional Support Lawyer looking to work within this firms prestigious Leeds office.

You will work within a newly created PSL Commercial Division as part of a small team providing support within a Tier 1 Commercial Group. The team currently consists of over 60 lawyers focused on six Key areas IP, Tech, Media, Financial Services, Commercial Contracts, Privacy & Data, Capital Projects.

You will work within a division which turnovers in excess of £40 million per year. You will advise on the Business, Technical, Knowledge working closely with the National Heads as well as the wider PSL services.

Requirements

You will be a Professional Support Lawyer working within a competitive Commercial Department (4 years plus PQE)Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your background, in addition you willExperience of leading and mentoring more junior members of a team is of advantage, but is not essentialSalary is competitive and negotiable depending on your background, in addition you will receive an industry leading benefits package

This is an excellent opportunity for a Commercial Professional Support Lawyer to join an industry leading team with aspirations to continue to grow, based in Leeds

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

Commercial PSL

Are you a Commercial Professional Support Lawyer looking to work within a firm with an international presence? They have a great culture and deal with excellent work, across key industry sectors and they work with some of the world's best-known companies who are market leaders in their own right.

This Department are highly ranked in the Legal 500 with a Nationwide Presents. You will be part of a New Commercial PSL Division supporting over 60 lawyers.

The firm

This top 50 ranked and top tier in a number of areas in the legal 500. They are multi-award winning, and just recently they won the award for legal employer of the year at a prestigious industry awards ceremony.

The firm are innovative, forward-thinking and what really stands them apart is, despite their size they have a truly people focussed approach. There is no better example of this than there growing number of home-grown Partners, the firm have a reputation throughout the industry for nurturing and developing legal talent.

The firm have an impressive client base, which has a growing number of FTSE 250 companies. The practice now stands at over 10 offices nationally, with plans for a new office launch in the near future. You will also find that they have access to a global network, which gives them competitive edge.

You will find a supportive culture, where Partners are accessible to all. The firm have a strong leadership team and ambitious plans to continue to take more market share, making now an exciting time to join the firm.

The role

You will be a Commercial Professional Support Lawyer looking to work within this firms prestigious Manchester office.

You will work within a newly created PSL Commercial Division as part of a small team providing support within a Tier 1 Commercial Group. The team currently consists of over 60 lawyers focused on six Key areas IP, Tech, Media, Financial Services, Commercial Contracts, Privacy & Data, Capital Projects.

You will work within a division which turnovers in excess of £40 million per year. You will advise on the Business, Technical, Knowledge working closely with the National Heads as well as the wider PSL services.

Requirements

You will be a Professional Support Lawyer working within a competitive Commercial Department (4 years plus PQE)Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your background, in addition you willExperience of leading and mentoring more junior members of a team is of advantage, but is not essentialSalary is competitive and negotiable depending on your background, in addition you will receive an industry leading benefits package

This is an excellent opportunity for a Commercial Professional Support Lawyer to join an industry leading team with aspirations to continue to grow, based in Manchester

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

Insolvency and Restructuring Professional Support Lawyer

Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyer (PSL) needed for top tier firm in Surrey, to join one of their busiest departments. Great opportunity for a better work life balance without sacrificing on the quality of work. Salary up to £85000 depending on experience.

Are you a Solicitor looking to get a broader range of experience in Restructuring and Insolvency? The opportunity has arisen to join this Chambers rated and Legal 500 practice, which deals with west end work in the tranquil heart of Guildford. The firm is one of the largest and well-established practises Nationally and deals with a client base that most London firms would be envious of.

The Firm

This practice is one of the most well-regarded choices outside of London, with a client base to rival their counterparts operating in the City and West End.They are ranked tier 1 in the Legal 500 across 15 different fields of Law. Placing in the top 3 across multiple other areas.They have a number of Lawyers who are ranked as leaders in the field for both the Legal 500 and Chambers.Renowned for excellent client testimonials and establishing deep relationships, this firm stands out in the affluent Surrey market.The firm creates an enjoyable atmosphere for their staff and has that translate into positive experiences for its clients. This culture is epitomised by the partners and cascades through every team member and department.They deal with International and Domestic clients which allows for exposure to a unique and varied caseload.For go getters the sky is the limit; the firm will provide distinctive training and give its staff the opportunity to grow within the practice organically.This collegiate atmosphere and excellent reputation make it incredibly desirable for people looking to establish a rewarding career.

Key Points - Insolvency Lawyer PSL (5 years PQE, no upper limit)

The firm is looking for a Solicitor with experience in Insolvency due to the expansion of their International work, much of this work will involve working across multiple jurisdictions.This would be a PSL role to support the team.The firm handles very high-profile work, and their clients rank all the way up to blue chip.Due to the new IT Infrastructure which has now been implemented firm-wide, there is the possibility of working from home if so desired.The firm match London City Salary.The role would be based in their Guildford office.The department is top tier in the Legal 500 and has overlap with both the Corporate and Finance teams. Heading up everything is industry leading Partners, ranked nationally.

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