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Professional Support Lawyer - Financial Services Litigation

£50000 - £70000 per annum
Manchester North West Manchester

Managing this Role


Lucy Burt

Senior Recruitment Consultant - North West
0161 240 3763

Are you interested in a PSL role in Financial Services Regulations? Are you also interested in working for a nationally recognised team which handles exceptional quality work across the Financial Services sector? Look no further.

The Firm

This role is to join a Top 50, and Chambers ranked firm, and they are exceptional with many of their teams ranked Tier 1 for their specialism.

Their sector specialisms include but aren't limited to; Tech; Energy; Retail; Housing; Financial Services, and more. They are an ambitious firm with many very high-profile clients.

The firm has grown considerably in the last three years, and so has their revenue.

The firm has an entrepreneurial, collaborative culture. If you're dynamic, determined and looking for a firm where you can develop your skills, this firm will give you all the tools and infrastructure you need to grow and become the best you can be.

The Role

The firm is looking for a 5 PQE Solicitor to work as a Professional Support Lawyer for the Financial Services Regulation Group in the Manchester office.

The firm has a sizeable, dedicated FS Regulation group which is National and spans across the firm's offices.

The successful financial regulation PSL will work closely with other PSLs across the Banking and Lender Services Group and wider firm, sharing experiences and best practice and delivering projects across the whole group.

The Financial Services PSL will support the firm's national financial regulation practice and offer strategic assistance in all areas of knowledge for the team, which will include:

  • Managing/improving the teams precedents
  • Updating and writing team guidance
  • Collating current awareness and sector hot topics, with recourse to market source providers, and also leading on sector critical matters with the support of partners and assistants
  • Organising ongoing team training, including vetting of training materials, writing/updating training materials, presenting sector critical training (both face to face and online)
  • Managing the team knowledge bank with the support of the wider team
  • Supporting key clients with training and knowledge services
  • Working with the client services and business development teams on key strategic business development initiatives
  • Liaising with industry bodies (e.g. UK Finance, the Building Societies Association and Finance and Leasing Association); and
  • Supporting the financial regulatory department on ad hoc queries including work process improvement initiatives such as 'the use of technology'.

This role will form a crucial part of their team supporting clients principally across the Financial Services sector (as well as other sectors but, majority of the clients will be in FS)

There's arguably no better place to be within the FS sector, and within this Top 50 Legal 500 firm's Financial Services Regulation Group as they have such a strong reputation for work in this sector.

You will receive bespoke support, ensuring you have the technical, commercial and management skills to achieve results.


  • You will be a Financial Services Regulation Solicitor/Lawyer with 5 years PQE
  • Qualified in England & Wales as a Solicitor
  • You will receive a market-leading salary, which is dependent on experience

This is an exceptional opportunity for a Professional Support Lawyer 5 years PQE (No upper limit to amount of PQE) to join their outstanding practice in the Manchester office.

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