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Financial Regulation Associate

£95000 - £125000 per annum
City London City of London

Managing this Role


Joseph Kersey

Team Leader - City of London
0203 865 2113

Financial Regulation Associate: This Top 20 law firm are looking for an ambitious Financial Regulation Associate to join them into their highly ranked Legal 500 and Chambers department. With a highly regarded department well established in assisting clients implanting MIFID II, EMIR and Senior Managers certification regime, you will be working on a vast array of regulation within the Financial Services.

The team are highly grounded, but also ambitious and hardworking. You will be in an environment that will give you a lot of responsibility as well as supporting and stretching.

The Firm

Although this firm is one of the leading International and UK firms, they have never lost their culture and have received many Employers, Developing and Investing accolades, notably being named in Top Employer for Women awards a record-breaking number of times. Recognised as a Top 20 law firm in the UK the firm's clients have been with them for over 20 years, with some clients being with the practice for over 150 years. They range from Start-Ups to more than 40% of the FTSE 100 companies.

With over 10 offices around the world, they have helped clients in half of all countries in the last few years. This adaptable, innovative firm are proven specialist in over 50 practice areas and are often a big name mentioned in most Legal 500 and Chambers practice areas. Notable large areas of practice around the world are Financial Services & Funds, Real Estate, Energy, Transport, Corporate, Banking and Consumer Brands. This firm has grown with a mixture of organic and through amalgamation over 200 years. Often seen on the frontier of Legal expansion, this Legal Technology hub is known for its business innovation, they will benefit your experience working with the largest blue-chip companies. With one of the largest In-house lawyer teams, you will be exposed to both Domestic and International Secondments.

This firm has attracted key hires and individuals from across the country and this has been largely down to the genuine opportunity to progress. Further to this, unlike most large practices, they have comparatively smaller targets resulting in a firm with a high retention rate.

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Financial Regulation Associate to join this Top 20 law firms City of London office and be part of a wider award-winning banking group.

The team has a very strong reputation for regulated lending and banking and is ranked highly in the Legal 500 in Chambers and Partners. The team as an overall has a growing and diverse financial regulation practice. The team advise on the full range of issues affecting financial service clients including, Financial Services and Markets Acts, Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA); the Building Societies Act, Data Protection, Markets in the Financial Instruments Directive; Treating Customers Fairly and Retail Distribution Review.

You will be advising on compliance agreements, drafting internal policies including risk management, financial promotions and approving marketing material, distribution channels for financial services, commercial contracts with the regulated sector, outsourcing and due diligence and structuring the sale and purchase of financial institutions. You will be working alongside leading individuals with an International reputation working on complex and high-value matters. You will be given a lot of responsibility ensuring your progression down the line.

This firm has undergone a lot of growth and are well established, assisting clients to implement MIFID II, EMIR, Senior Managers Certification Regime, as well as supporting the transactional, banking and funds work. The team are highly grounded, but also highly ambitious and hardworking. The team have a strong reputation for providing lawyers with a supportive and stretching environment.

The Requirements

  • You will be a Financial Regulation Associate with at least 2 years PQE (There is no upper limit for the level of PQE and more senior candidates will be taken into account for a senior position)
  • You will be currently working within a City or International practice.
  • A clear desire and interest within Financial regulation
  • Worked in a respectable Finance group.
  • Actively engage in networking and development opportunities
  • You will receive a competitive salary and along with an excellent remuneration package in this Top City firm.

This is a stand out position for an Financial Regulation Associate to join this Top 20 practice in their City of London Headquartered office.

Apply now for immediate consideration, alternatively please feel to email or call for a confidential conversation.