Regulatory Solicitor

Recruiter
Location
England, Berkshire, Reading
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
03 Oct 2016
Closes
21 Oct 2016
Ref
GJ1369
Contact
Gemma Jones
Job Title
Solicitor
Practice Area
Regulatory
PQE Level
10+, 2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Regulatory Solicitor - An excellent opportunity to undertake a mixed caseload of regulatory matters.

JOB TITLE: Regulatory Solicitor
PQE REQUIRED: 4+
LOCATION: Reading, Berkshire
SALARY: Excellent + Benefits

THE ROLE:
This established regulatory team has several strong rankings in Chambers and Legal 500 already and these look set to increase in the next 12 months. Part of the firm's culture is to nurture and promote talent which includes providing solicitors with the responsibility, client contact and the autonomy to carve their own development and career path. The team is based across several locations but works nationally as one, with support required cross office and practice group. Due to organic growth in both work and clients as well as lateral hires, this highly regarded regulatory practice which sits within a wider disputes team is seeking an additional talented Regulatory Solicitor. The ideal candidate will have a solid track record in supporting larger matters and leading smaller matters with a caseload of compliance and regulatory defence work. The successful candidate will be happy to roll up their sleeves not only on the client work, but also for business development, marketing and mentoring.

THE CANDIDATE:
Ideally, you will have excellent academics and have trained at a reputable firm. Experience on the client side is desirable. Expertise in at least some of the following areas is essential (but my client would be willing to consider someone bringing a new discipline to the team, if you can demonstrate a solid business case): White Collar Crime / Investigations / Fraud / AML / ABC / Export control & Sanctions; Safety, health & environment; rading Law (Product Liability, Trading Standards, Marketing & Advertising including regulated areas such as tobacco; Corporate due diligence; Transport & Travel; Life sciences (food, pharma, MHRA, etc.) Technical ability and attention to detail are minimum expectations, but the successful candidate must be able to demonstrate an ability to place compliance in a useable commercial context for clients, as well as an ability to apply their mind to new areas of regulatory law.

THE FIRM:
An innovative practice where values and culture are not just words but are the heartbeat of the firm. Genuine career development opportunities on offer.