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Financial Services Disputes Associate

  • £45000 - £70000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package

Are you a 2 to 6 PQE Financial Services Litigator, looking to step up your career working for an international firm that sets the bar for quality in the sector working with FTSE 100 institutions?

Committed to offering ongoing progression, exceptional work within an enviable client base and exposure to a broad array of sectors, this is a springboard opportunity for those wanting to rise up the ranks swiftly.

The Firm:

This leading international law firm has offices throughout every major UK city and is one of the largest law firms globally in terms of headcount and revenue. They are ranked Tier 1 in the Legal 500 across an abundance of specialisms and are recognised for their commercial awareness, innovation, and sector knowledge.

This recognition has given them an enviable client base, and you can expect to act for a multitude of multinational PLCs and household names. The quality of work is exceptional, and you can expect to gain exposure to interesting, high-value work.

Despite their size, the firm doesn't have the stuffy, corporate environment that you may expect to find. They have close-knit, collaborative teams that will welcome you with open arms and an active social calendar that will allow you to integrate with your colleagues across the firm.

They also offer a high level of flexibility, with home working commonplace even before the lockdown and reasonable targets that promote quality of service over financials.

The Role:

2-6 PQE Financial Services Litigation Associate/Senior Associate to join Top 50 firm in Cardiff

The Financial Service Disputes team advice globally-facing clients with financial services litigation, contentious regulatory work, pensions litigation and white collar crime/fraud/sanctions/anti-money laundering.

Joining one of the UK's largest and well-received team, you'll manage financial services disputes and regulatory investigations matters independently, along with working Partners and colleagues on large-scale, multi-office projects.

The team lead the market, and this level of involvement will be mirrored in how you develop, allowing you to branch into numerous chosen niches and specialisms.

As development is structured, you will be encouraged and guided from the onset to develop to a more Senior level and beyond, being benchmarked on merit.

Not limited by location, you can choose to work from home for the majority of the week if so preferred.

Requirements:

2 to 6 years PQE with Financial Services DisputesExperience gained at an international or reputable national law firmConfident in developing business and building relationships with clientsStrong academic track recordWillingness to progress within the team

For those keen to operate at the peak of the market, being offered unmatched work within a firm who's reputation speaks for itself, this serves as the ideal avenue for success long-term.

Investment Funds Senior Associate

  • £120000 - £170000 per annum

Investment Funds Senior Associate. This Top 20, high regarded international firm are looking to strengthen their Funds practice with a high calibre Senior Associate hire. This fund and asset management practice is considered one of the most well-regarded and you will benefit from great strengths within fund formation work in particular.

The Firm

Considered one of the world's leading professional services businesses, with over 25 offices across the globe, this firm is the proud recipients of multiple accolades across the Legal 500, Chambers, Times, Financial Times, and Thomas Reuters as well as numerous other publications. This Top 20 law firm has been mentioned as the law firm of the year, as well as a highly regarded firm within Energy, Financial, Corporate, TMT, Employment, Litigation, Construction to name a few.

With offices spread across Europe, Middle East, Asia, Asia-Pacific, Australia, North & Central America, Africa and South America they truly are far-reaching global experts; however they are often praised for their local market undertaking, operating as one global team. Considered one of the most prestigious firms outside the magic circle firms and considered an elite litigation practice they have a number of key clients and large institutions to their client portfolio. This firm has grown through a mixture of natural growth and amalgamation of leading practices from the world; however, it has never lost its core values.

Their vision for 2020 and the next decade is clear cut and this firm has no plans on slowing down on their growth. With this comes every opportunity for a vast arrange of international work and international secondments. Considered one of the big tech firms you will never be far away from the vast growing tech empires within the legal sphere.

The Role

This is a fantastic position for a Funds Senior Associate to join this leading Top 20 International practice within their City of London office.

The Firm's fund and asset management practice acts for a broad range of asset managers in the UK and globally on a full range of transactional matters. In particular there is great strength with the fund formation practice which encompasses listed companies, private fund structures and more complex regulated funds.

This is a very fast-growing practice and the group work's closely with the PE, Real Estate, infrastructure and energy investment team giving the practice a well rounded and extremely strong practice.

You will be:

Involved in cutting edge fund formation transactions involving establishing all types of funds (listed & unlisted) and asset management and corporate workWorking on international components with an emphasis on private fundsAdvising major leading, domestic and international, fund management houses and FI and corporate sponsors.

Requirements

You will be a qualified solicitor with at least 4 PQE (candidates can be considered with less experience, but for a more junior position)You will have worked within a respectable funds private practice or in-house teamAbility to work on complex funds matters as well as having a strong understanding within this space

This is a fantastic position for a Funds Senior Associate to join this leading Top 20 International practice within their City of London office.

Apply now for consideration, or alternatively please contact us for a confidential conversation around this position and other funds positions currently active.

Financial Services Regulation Professional Support Lawyer

  • £75000 - £90000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package

As an experienced solicitor within Financial Services Regulation, are you looking for an alternative to Partnership via a PSL role?

Join the UK's best and largest team outside of London, competing head-on with the City and having national influence over knowledge and performance across the board.

The Firm

Awarded as "The Best Law Firm in the UK", the firm's exponential and market-disrupting growth is unmatched.

Acting as a lynchpin within the Bristol legal market, the Top 50 Chambers ranked firm strides amongst Magic and Silver Circle competitors, being one of the largest and most robust Commercial Law firms headquartered outside of the City.

1000 strong across 6 offices and committed to diversity, and with over 50 Legal 500 ranked teams across numerous legal specialities, throughout the firm's history they have pushed boundaries on what can be achieved.

70 Partners are Chambers ranked, many of these home-grown from training and have played their part in the firm's 1000% revenue growth in the last 20 years

Considered the go-to by numerous UK and internationally placed institutions, the firm offers unmatched expertise in Clean Energy, Digital, Financial Services, Leisure, Food & Drink, Public Sector, Real Estate and Retail & Commercial Good.

Whether based in England, Scotland or overseas, clients enjoy a strategic advantage and operate ahead of the curve.

Advising in strategic and day-to-day legality, conflict mitigation and management, or transactional matters that support client's agility, staff receive ongoing development and progression as strategic importance.

Offering a structured Business Development Program, Leadership Mentoring and an open and collaborative culture that's done away from unnecessary hierarchy, lawyers move quickly and realistically to achieve their long-term goals.

Resonating within the local community, the firm takes pride in supporting numerous local initiatives in Bristol, forever giving back to the community that serves as the bedrock of their ongoing success.

The Role

Professional Support Lawyer (PSL) to join Top 50 Financial Regulation team in Bristol

The team is well established as one of the largest and best financial regulation practices in the UK, offering a blend of contentious and advisory support on regulatory matters.

Legal 500 & Chambers ranked within Consumer Finance. The team's expertise in retail financial services regulation (including regulated lending and banking, consumer credit and mortgages) and pensions regulatory matters are unmatched. The wider team supports wealth asset management, funds, and funds management.

As a PSL, you will offer strategic assistance in bolstering knowledge within all areas of the team, be it in improving precendents, drafting materials, consulting on wider market and technical developments and offering training.

You will work closely with PSL's across the wider finance team and firm on the whole, sharing expertise and best practices to ensure the firm's continues to make strides and exceed expectations.

You will join a network of PSL from others area of the firm to establish standards, monitor market developments and ensure technical expertise within the team remain ahead of the curve. You will have an influential role in providing training, increasing awareness and identifying new approaches.

The role is the perfect alternative route for continued success for an Associate/Senior Associate that feels Partnerships and revenue expectations are not for them, or a Partner that feel they have more to offer.

The Requirements

5 PQE within Financial Services RegulationIdeally, experience in the retail financial services sector working with either consumer credit, mortgage, payments or retail deposit productsProviding training, firm-wide development projects and drafting materials for circulationCommitted to best practice

For those seeking a PSL role, supporting a Top 50 firm at national level whilst keeping abreast of industry changes, this is a perfect alternative to sustain career progression and reward.

Finance Director

  • £70000 - £80000 per annum Excellent Benefits

This highly regarded, leading national solicitors is looking for an experienced Finance Director for their Central London office.

There is the opportunity to work remotely if desired.

They are interested in speaking to both permanent and short-term candidates. Previous experience working with Legal Aid and Criminal Law is preferred.

The Firm

This firm specialises in a variety of services, including general criminal defence, road traffic law, complex cases, civil liberties, human rights, immigration and military law.

This principal firm acts for tens of thousands of clients each year, representing a large array of specialities, including HNW individuals, government, business directors and corporate organisations.

They work with some of the best legal talent in the country and have continued to expand over the last 12 months.

This is an exciting role, working for a rapidly expanding, dynamic organisation that has a unique culture.

The Role

This company is seeking a Finance Director who has experience working at board room level to analyse the accounts, business, put a plan in place and make recommendations moving forward.

Experience working in a law firm is essential. You will be tasked with advising on the best strategy and recommendation on how best to move forward. Experience working with Legal Aid and Crime is also highly desired.

Among other duties, your responsibilities will include:

- Reporting up to board room level
- Analysing business performance
- Making recommendations on strategies moving forward
- Streamlining internal processes
- Maintaining organisation and up to date records

Remuneration

Salary extremely competitive dependant on experience


This is an exciting role for an experienced Finance Director working for a rapidly expanding, dynamic organisation with a unique culture.

Apply now for immediate consideration.

Financial Disputes Professional Support Lawyer

  • £75000 - £80000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package

As an experienced financial services litigator, are you looking for an alternative to Partnership via a PSL role?

Join the UK's best FS Disputes team, competing head-on with the City and having national influence over knowledge and performance across the board.

The Firm

Awarded as "The Best Law Firm in the UK", the firm's exponential and market-disrupting growth is unmatched.

Acting as a lynchpin within the Bristol legal market, the Top 50 Chambers ranked firm strides amongst Magic and Silver Circle competitors, being one of the largest and most robust Commercial Law firms headquartered outside of the City.

1000 strong across 6 offices and committed to diversity, and with over 50 Legal 500 ranked teams across numerous legal specialities, throughout the firm's history they have pushed boundaries on what can be achieved.

70 Partners are Chambers ranked, many of these home-grown from training and have played their part in the firm's 1000% revenue growth in the last 20 years

Considered the go-to by numerous UK and internationally placed institutions, the firm offers unmatched expertise in Clean Energy, Digital, Financial Services, Leisure, Food & Drink, Public Sector, Real Estate and Retail & Commercial Good.

Whether based in England, Scotland or overseas, clients enjoy a strategic advantage and operate ahead of the curve.

Advising in strategic and day-to-day legality, conflict mitigation and management, or transactional matters that support client's agility, staff receive ongoing development and progression as strategic importance.

Offering a structured Business Development Program, Leadership Mentoring and an open and collaborative culture that's done away from unnecessary hierarchy, lawyers move quickly and realistically to achieve their long-term goals.

Resonating within the local community, the firm takes pride in supporting numerous local initiatives in Bristol, forever giving back to the community that serves as the bedrock of their ongoing success.

The Role

Professional Support Lawyer (PSL) to join Top 50 Financial Disputes team in Bristol

In a unique role that allows for you to emphasize your high expertise within contentious financial matters, a PSL is required to join the UK's leading and more prevalent team outside of the City.

150 strong, the team thrives in high value and complex banking litigation, defended mortgage litigation, professional negligence claims, investment banking litigation, international disputes, fraud, trade finance and receivership instructions. Key clients include international clearing banks, financial institutions and receivers.

The team are unmatched within investigations and complex advisory work on client projects, working at a level that goes above and beyond the City.

You will join a network of PSL from others area of the firm to establish standards, monitor market developments and ensure technical expertise within the team remain ahead of the curve. You will have an influential role in providing training, increasing awareness and identifying new approaches.

The role is the perfect alternative route for continued success for an Associate/Senior Associate that feels Partnerships and revenue expectations are not for them, or a Partner that feel they have more to offer.

The Requirements

4 PQE within financial service disputesExpert-knowledge within the sector, being keen to maintain this positionProviding training, firm-wide development projects and drafting materials for circulationCommitted to best practice

For those seeking a PSL role within Finance, supporting a Top 50 firm at national level whilst keeping abreast of industry changes, this is a perfect alternative to sustain career progression and reward.

Tech & IP Legal Director

  • £80000 - £100000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package

Honing your experience and skills as a Tech Solicitor, you will be heavily involved in some of the more exciting Fintech, Tech and IP projects globally, in a position of leadership with no ceiling for progression.

Join Bristol's leading Tech team, working with Next-Gen Partners at City-level whilst enjoying a more relaxed pace of life.

The Firm

Awarded as "The Best Law Firm in the UK", the firm's exponential and market-disrupting growth is unmatched.

Acting as a lynchpin within the Bristol legal market, the Top 50 Chambers ranked firm strides amongst Magic and Silver Circle competitors, being one of the largest and most robust Commercial Law firms headquartered outside of the City.

1000 strong across 6 offices and committed to diversity, and with over 50 Legal 500 ranked teams across numerous legal specialities, throughout the firm's history they have pushed boundaries on what can be achieved.

70 Partners are Chambers ranked, many of these home-grown from training and have played their part in the firm's 1000% revenue growth in the last 20 years

Considered the go-to by numerous UK and internationally placed institutions, the firm offers unmatched expertise in Clean Energy, Digital, Financial Services, Leisure, Food & Drink, Public Sector, Real Estate and Retail & Commercial Good.

Whether based in England, Scotland or overseas, clients enjoy a strategic advantage and operate ahead of the curve.

Advising in strategic and day-to-day legality, conflict mitigation and management, or transactional matters that support client's agility, staff receive ongoing development and progression as strategic importance.

Offering a structured Business Development Program, Leadership Mentoring and an open and collaborative culture that's done away from unnecessary hierarchy, lawyers move quickly and realistically to achieve their long-term goals.

Resonating within the local community, the firm takes pride in supporting numerous local initiatives in Bristol, forever giving back to the community that serves as the bedrock of their ongoing success.

The Role

4 PQE Commercial Tech & IP Solicitor to join Tier 1 Top 50 Commercial Law firm in Bristol as Legal Director

Working alongside a ranked Tech and IP Partner in supporting the Financial Services team, your role will see you work closely and forge relations with some the largest financial service providers on the global stage.

Involved in Fintech, Tech procurement and outsourcing, you will lead projects that consider framework agreements, collaborations, software purchases, the Cloud, and all relevant non-contentious matters. Your technical ability, particularly within negotiating, drafting and advising on complex contracts will be apparent from on the onset.

The energy of the team is strategic, results-driven and driven by technical excellence. The team is unmatched in terms of performance in Bristol, a hallmark they take pride in as they continue to disrupt the international market.

Your work will see you partake in some of the largest, unique and cutting-edge projects in the sector, as you work in alignment with the clients in accomplishing goals and exceeding expectations.

The business' financial arm is receiving continued investment at all levels, opening the doors for you to develop into a Partner role, further increasing your already high level of influence in the team and reputation within the market.

The Requirements

4 years post qualified experience gained within the Technology/Commercial team at a national or specialist law firm, or relevant in-house legalSuccessful BD history, with enthusiasm to bolster client relationshipsInterest in expanding upon technical and commercial skillsPrior leadership experience, though management and leadership training will be provided.

In joining one of the UK's leading teams as a Legal Director, you will be well-placed for continued progression from Day 1, working with an enviable client base in a team that blends City working within a people-focused backdrop.

Banking & Finance Associate

  • £45000 - £60000 per annum

The Finance team are internationally recognised and you will be involved in a large number of cross-border matters. Highly ranked in a number of directories you will be the lead associate on values £200m .

The Firm

This Top 20 UK International firm and Global 100 firm has a long-standing reputation as being a market leader and being ahead of the curve regarding technology; they have systems which ensure they offer a first-class service to their client base. They now stand at over 1,500 lawyers operating from 23 locations throughout the UK, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. The firm is well-placed to advise on complex multi-jurisdictional transactions across a full range of legal disciplines.

With multiple accolades to its name, this firm has housed the most reputable leading individuals. Never far from high profile and complex work this firm are often praised not only for the legal problems they solve but the commercial challenges and new opportunities they present to their network.

The firm has significant international credentials in global energy, infrastructure, financial services, advanced manufacturing, and technology. Working largely with Fortune 500, FTSE 100 and many other large international companies. This firm has also been recognised as a leading employer of the year.

The Role

The firm are looking for an NQ Solicitor to join this Top 20 Practice's leading Finance team, in their Manchester office.

The Finance is internationally recognised and represents lenders and borrowers on complex, high value and high-profile financing transactions in the UK and internationally. You will benefit from the international footprint, providing cross-border service through the global network. You will be surrounded by industry leaders, highly ranked in a number of directories including chambers and partners and the legal 500.

You will be

Working on a broad range of Finance transactions including leveraged finance, corporate finance for PLC borrowers, real estate finance and asset-based lendingInternational deal exposure, advising regularly on cross border mandatesInvolvement in drafting a wide range of Finance Documents, including credit agreements, intercreditor agreements and security documents

Requirements

You will be a Newly Qualified Solicitor up to 3 years PQEYou will have a seat or prior experience in Finance transactions from a national or strong regional heavyweight firmCommercial awareness and understanding of the key legal and business issues.

Remuneration

You will receive a strong and competitive salary along with an industry leading bonus

This is a brilliant opportunity for an NQ Solicitor to join this Top 20 Practice leading Finance team, in their Manchester office.

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

Professional Support Lawyer - Finance Litigation

  • £55000 - £75000 per annum

This is a rare opportunity to join a leading international law firm in their Manchester office. The firm is Top 20 ranked and is known for its exceptional quality of work and successful history. If you are looking for a career move that will see you utilise your experience and knowledge in a PSL role, there is undoubtedly no better firm to do so.

The Firm

This leading international law firm has offices throughout every major UK city and is one of the largest law firms globally in terms of headcount and revenue. They are ranked Tier 1 in the Legal 500 across an abundance of specialisms and are recognised for their commercial awareness, innovation, and sector knowledge.

This recognition has given them an enviable client base, and you can expect to act for a multitude of multinational PLCs and household names. The quality of work is exceptional, and you can expect to gain exposure to interesting, high-value work.

Despite their size, the firm doesn't have the stuffy, corporate environment that you may expect to find. They have close-knit, collaborative teams that will welcome you with open arms, and an active social calendar that will allow you to integrate with your colleagues across the firm.

They also offer a high level of flexibility, with home working commonplace even before the lockdown and reasonable targets that promote quality of service over financials.

The Role

The firm is looking to bring a Professional Support Lawyer on board to strengthen their Finance litigation team. You will work closely with their respected team in Manchester, who handle a broad range of high-value, complex matters on behalf of a client base that includes major banks and financial institutions.

You will lead on the professional development activity within the Finance Litigation team, ensuring fee earners' knowledge is up to date, and their processes are as efficient as possible. You will ensure that the quality of service that the firm's clients have come to expect remains high and will work on a strategic level with the Partners to grow their Lawyers confidence and skill base.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a Finance Litigation Solicitor to join a respected, Top 20 international law firm as a Professional Support Lawyer. You will receive a highly competitive salary, flexible working arrangements, including home working and part-time hours, and significant investment in your own career so you can continue to develop and progress.

Requirements:

You will be a Finance Litigation Solicitor with a minimum of 3 years PQE; however, the role would suit senior lawyers who are looking to take on more of a development / strategic roleAble to communicate effectively and handle multiple responsibilitiesYou will need to demonstrate high intellect with a pragmatic and commercial approachBe confident in your approach, as the work is high profile and complex



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

Professional Support Lawyer - Financial Services Regulation

  • £80000 - £110000 per annum Negotiable

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 is a Top 50 firm which recognises their solicitors want a better quality of life; they also pay market leading salaries and provide top quality training and development. This means they can give even their more junior solicitors better exposure to clients than many other practices.

Many of this firm's departments rank Tier 1 for their specialism. Their sector specialisms include but aren't limited to; Technology; Energy; Retail; Housing; Financial Services, etc.

They are an ambitious Top 50 UK Legal 500 firm with many very high-profile clients; they have grown considerably in the last three years by headcount and revenue.

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 City of London.

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 precedentsUpdating and writing team guidanceCollating 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 assistantsOrganising 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 teamSupporting key clients with training and knowledge servicesWorking with the client services and business development teams on key strategic business development initiativesLiaising with industry bodies (e.g. UK Finance, the Building Societies Association and Finance and Leasing Association); andSupporting 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.

Requirements:

You will be a Financial Services Regulation Solicitor/Lawyer with 5 years PQE Qualified in England & Wales as a SolicitorYou 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 City of London office.

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

Finance Director

  • £70000 - £80000 per annum Excellent Benefits

This highly regarded, leading national solicitors is looking for an experienced Finance Director for their Central London office.

There is the opportunity to work remotely if desired.

They are interested in speaking to both permanent and short-term candidates. Previous experience working with Legal Aid transaction is preferred.

The Firm

This firm specialises in a variety of services including general criminal defence, road traffic law, complex cases, civil liberties, human rights, immigration and military law.

This principal firm acts for tens of thousands of clients each year, representing a large array of specialties including HNW individuals, government, business directors and corporate organisations.

They work with some of the best legal talent in the country and have continued to expand over the last 12 months.

This is an exciting role, working for a rapidly expanding, dynamic organisation that has a unique culture.

The Role

This company is seeking a Finance Director who has experience working at board room level to analyse the accounts, business, put a plan in place and make recommendations moving forward.

Experience working in a law firm before is desirable but not essential. You will be tasked with advising on the best strategy and recommendation on how best to move forward.

Among other duties, your responsibilities will include:

- Reporting up to board room level
- Analysing business performance
- Making recommendations on strategies moving forward
- Streamlining internal processes
- Maintaining organisation and up to date records

Remuneration

Salary extremely competitive dependant on experience


This is an exciting role for an experienced Finance Director, working for a rapidly expanding, dynamic organisation that has a unique culture.

Apply now for immediate consideration.

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