Financial Regulatory Professional Support Lawyer - Global Firm

England, London, City of London
24 Jan 2023
21 Feb 2023
Jennifer Wellspeak
PQE Level
5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, an elite, global firm are looking for an experienced lawyer to join their International Knowledge Management team as a Knowledge Development Lawyer to join their Financial Regulation team.

The role has a client facing element so would suit someone interested in keeping on top of hot topics and trends in financial regulatory work. Whilst prior experience as a Professional Support or Knowledge Lawyer is desirable, this role would also suit someone with the appropriate background moving from a fee earning role into the Knowledge environment.

The role will involve:
Identifying, developing, and maintaining the knowledge resources required for the practice to deliver high quality services to its clients efficiently, such as standard and example documents, technical advice memos and practical know-how guidance
Ensuring that lawyers are kept aware of legal, regulatory, and commercial developments and providing analysis of the impact of significant developments and how they will affect the practice's business and its clients.
Working closely with the Business Development team, associates, and partners to support research and current awareness needs of clients (such as participating in horizon scanning, producing bespoke client updates and delivering training to clients and relevant associations) and developing a client facing horizon scanning product
Ensuring relevant legal technical training for the team is in place, which will include preparing and updating training materials, delivery of some training sessions, and supporting fee earners to deliver training
Working closely with the central Knowledge Services team to ensure the practice has access to the external databases and information resources it needs
Capturing and promoting sharing of expertise, mandates and feedback from lawyers
Sharing knowledge best practice and training internationally

Excellent technical academic credentials and broad in-depth relevant practical experience
Experience in financial regulation work
Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to connect, influence and collaborate in a multi-cultural environment across multiple geographies
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Highly organised and able to co-ordinate and deliver projects
Experience of developing knowledge resources and delivering training desirable
Experience in authoring client facing publications desirable

The salary range for this role is £125K-£135K