Financial Regulatory Lawyer

On behalf of our client, an elite US law firm, we are seeking a talented Financial Regulatory Lawyer with 3-6 years of post-qualification experience (PQE). The successful candidate will join a top-tier European financial services regulatory practice, advising a diverse clientele including banks, broker-dealers, asset managers, fintechs, and insurance companies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Regulatory Advice: Provide comprehensive advice on UK and EU financial services regulations, including MIFID II, AIFMD, PSD2, ESG, CSDR, market abuse, governance, remuneration, and EMIR.
  • Transactional Support: Advise on regulatory aspects of distressed scenarios, M&A in regulated sectors, and transactions driven by regulatory considerations.
  • Financial Products: Offer guidance on the development, issuance, and distribution of financial products in wholesale markets, as well as regulatory matters related to Web3 and digital assets.
  • Client Engagement: Assist clients with regulatory engagement, establishing new entities or business lines, and managing regular or ad hoc supervisory processes.

Candidate Profile:

  • Experience: 3-6 years’ PQE in financial regulation, with a focus on non-contentious work. Experience in payments, fintech, and regulatory transactions is essential.
  • Qualifications: Strong academic record and currently working at a well-regarded law firm.
  • Skills: Excellent client relationship management, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work within a collegiate team.

Remuneration and Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary: Generous rates with a discretionary year-end bonus.
  • Comprehensive Benefits: Including technology allowance, 22 days holiday and 3 personal days, enhanced family leave, private medical insurance, permanent health insurance, life assurance, interest-free season ticket loan, gym allowance, and travel insurance.
  • Professional Development: Robust training programs, regular team and know-how meetings, and ongoing mentorship through the firm’s Integration+ program.
  • Hybrid Work Model: Work Monday to Thursday in the office, with flexibility for remote work on Fridays.

Pro Bono Commitment:

Our client strongly encourages participation in pro bono work, providing opportunities through affiliations with organizations like LawWorks.

Application Process:

Qualified candidates are invited to apply. Equally, if you would simply like to have a confidential conversation about your career & future prospects then please contact Thomas Eastwood | +44 1727 615 190 |

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