Financial Regulation Lawyer, 3+ PQE, Leading Investment Bank

London (Greater)
£100,000 - £125,000
17 Feb 2021
24 Feb 2021
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

The client:

Our client, a leading global investment bank is looking for a 3 PQE+ Regulatory Lawyer to join their legal team. This is a highly autonomous position working on interesting regulatory projects and advising senior stakeholders across the entire business.

The role:

This Lawyer will work alongside a team of Regulatory Lawyers carrying out the following responsibilities:

  • Interpret and analyse existing and upcoming legislation, regulatory policy developments and assessing its impact on the activities of the bank.
  • Advise the senior stakeholders in relation to the interpretation and implementation of new regulations developments.
  • Providing training to the business on new regulatory developments;
  • Advise upon corporate governance matters, particularly relating to the banking and securities arms of the business.
  • To advise on the regulatory aspects of disputes and litigations.
  • To draft and review various contracts and agreements, both transactional and non-transactional, ensuring compliance with EU and domestic regulations. Such documents include vendor agreements, custody agreements, and outsourcing arrangements.
  • To advise on legal aspects of new and ongoing relationships with third parties, including broker-dealers, trading venues and CCPs.

The candidate:

  • This role will be ideal for a 3 PQE+ Non-Contentious Regulatory Lawyer with experience in-house or private practice
  • Must have experience working on a range of matters; especially financial regulation, corporate governance, and commercial/contractual matters.
  • If from private practice, in-house secondment experience will be desirable not essential.
  • Must be a strong team player, with immaculate attention to detail, sound judgement and a creative approach to solving a whole range of problems.