Corporate Crime Solicitor

Recruiter
Pinsent Masons LLP
Location
London (Central)
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
08 Jan 2019
Closes
14 Jan 2019
Category
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Description

CORPORATE CRIME LAWYER – LONDON

Brief

We are currently looking to recruit a White Collar Crime/Corporate Fraud/Bribery & Corruption defence lawyers with 0-4 years post qualification experience to join our national Corporate Crime, Investigations and Regulatory Enforcement Team.

The Candidate Required

The candidates should, ideally, have experience of advising clients in connection with white collar crime investigations and prosecutions with a particular focus on corporate fraud, bribery and money laundering. Experience in criminal defence of financial services, sanctions/export controls, and other regulatory offences will also be useful. Our ideal candidate will also have experience of advising corporates on the implementation of effective compliance programmes as well as experience of conducting internal investigations on behalf of corporates.

We will also consider candidates who do not have white collar/corporate crime experience but who have a litigation background, good grades, an excellent work ethic, and experience with a top law firm or Chambers.

The successful candidate will work closely with our corporate clients at General Counsel/Compliance Counsel and board level and will have excellent communication and project management skills. Candidates must be technically excellent, commercially aware, and a team player.

The role will involve working as a team with specialist lawyers from other disciplines, including financial services, energy regulation, health & safety, competition, corporate, employment, tax, and litigation

Background

The Corporate Crime, Investigations & Regulatory Enforcement Team at Pinsent Masons LLP consists of criminal defence and investigations specialists, including lawyers and forensic accountants. Our work involves helping UK and overseas clients with a full range of corporate and economic crime issues from rolling out compliance programmes, conducting internal investigations, self-reporting and remediation, and defending criminal and enforcement proceedings.

Our practice spans the full range of corporate criminal risk issues and financial crimes such as serious fraud, bribery and corruption, money laundering, insider dealing and financial sanctions.

The core team comprises 6 partners (3 based in London) and 16 lawyers/forensic accountants (5 based in London). Other team members are based in Scotland, Northern Ireland, Germany, and Singapore. The team works closely with litigators in other offices in Australia, China, Hong Kong France, the Middle East, and Johannesburg on multi-jurisdictional investigations.

About the Firm

Pinsent Masons is the 25th largest law firm in the world, with over 3,000 staff and 24 international offices throughout the UK, Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East. We have a long-standing reputation for delivering high-quality legal advice rooted in a deep understanding of the sectors and geographies in which our clients operate. Our global reach ensures that we are well-placed to advise on complex multi-jurisdictional matters across a full range of legal disciplines.

Awards

Pinsent Masons has achieved more tier 1 rankings in The Legal 500 UK guide than any other firm, won the "Law Firm of the Year Award 2018 – The Lawyer" and is recognised among the most innovative law firms in Europe by the Financial Times. The firm has significant international credentials in the financial services, global energy, infrastructure, real estate, and advanced manufacturing and technology sectors. Services provided across these sectors include asset management and investment funds, corporate and M&A, commercial, competition, litigation and arbitration, banking, restructuring, insurance, regulatory, construction, projects, pensions, property, planning and environmental, procurement, outsourcing, employment, share plans and incentives, technology and tax advice.

Pinsent Masons stands out in particular for its innovative approach to service delivery. For example, the firm operates a hub of freelance lawyers, called Vario. In 2017, Pinsent Masons has acquired a global Diversity and Inclusion consultancy, Brook Graham which further enhances the firm's innovative and market leading offering.

Pinsent Masons operates an agile working scheme, which offers staff flexibility in terms of where they work.

For more details, please contact our in house Lateral Recruitment Manager Tia Jawed who can discuss the role and requirements.

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