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Financial Regulation Supervising Associate

  • City of London, London
  • Permanent

Are you a talented FS Regulation Supervising Associate with 3+ PQE, looking to join a large, progressive corporate team? Progress your legal career in this top 20 international law firm, renowned for their unwavering commitment to excellence, innovation, and a dynamic approach to law.

The Firm:

This Top 20 Law firm has created the perfect balance of commercial and sustainable growth. Their offices have grown with local lawyers who understand each country's culture, business, and language. They actively encourage their people to explore opportunities overseas through a programme of international and client secondments. Their lawyers are exposed to some of the world's leading companies, financial institutions, and most innovative businesses and work alongside key people at these organisations.

This firm's client base is envied across the globe and includes many of the current FTSE100 and Fortune Global 500 companies. They advise the top 10 investment banks, many of the world's largest financial conglomerates, over half of the top 60 European hedge fund managers, and 13 of the top 20 US hedge fund managers. Additionally, their clients typically rank among the top 20 largest pharmaceutical companies in the world.

One of the firm's core strategies centres around creating a high-performance culture. A key component of this is a strong, clear career path for people, with accelerated progression for the best performers. Lawyers can expect a genuinely collegiate and supportive working environment, centred around a team ethos. You will learn and develop alongside the highest-quality professionals, many of whom are considered the best in their field.

The Role:

The firm's financial services regulatory practice has been growing exponentially over recent years, and are hiring successful lawyers to continue building the team.

This is an exciting opportunity to join their cross-border team as a key member, engaging in various aspects of work. You'll collaborate as the lead associate, either alongside a partner or as an integral part of a broader team. We actively promote involvement from all fee earners in business development initiatives to bolster team support.

Within the role you will be responsible for the development and supervision of the junior members of the team, as well as giving them feedback. While also helping to grow the business by securing instructions for, not only, existing clients but new ones as well.

Within this role you will have a very high degree of autonomy and client involvement; you will be encouraged and supported in helping drive the business forward.

The work itself will include understanding regulatory regimes at a high level, such as what triggers licensing requirements, exemptions, tolerated practice and apply that knowledge to client matters. You will be establishing and developing client relationships, to become a trusted advisor and a key member of the team.

Another part of this role includes researching new areas of regulation, and new financial services/products and also playing an active role in managing the development of new products and services.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • You will have 3+ years PQE.
  • You will have good organisational skills.
  • You will have enthusiasm for intellectually challenging work.
  • Excellent client relationship skills and experience in business development.


  • Market-leading salary and excellent benefits with clear and structured progression paths.
  • A flexible and friendly working environment and a supportive team culture.
  • Exposure to large, high-profile international commercial matters.
  • Extensive business development support and training giving you the chance to develop client relationships from early in your career.

This is an excellent opportunity for a FS Regulation Supervising Associate to join this top 20 international law firm in London.
Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to contact Alex Rollinson at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential conversation.

Alex Rollinson Headhunter- London City

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