Financial Services Regulation Professional Support Lawyer

JMC Legal.
England, Bristol
£75000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
29 Apr 2021
05 May 2021
Carl Pace
Job Title
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

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 Regulation
  • Ideally, experience in the retail financial services sector working with either consumer credit, mortgage, payments or retail deposit products
  • Providing training, firm-wide development projects and drafting materials for circulation
  • Committed 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.

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