Financial Services Regulatory & Compliance Lawyer

45000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual + GBP45000 - GBP50000/annum
11 Jun 2017
09 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
REF: YK389
My client is a leading provider of tech-enabled legal services, who is ranked #1 in business of law, innovation in corporate strategy and innovation in law firm efficiency by the Financial Times and has picked up numerous FT Innovative Lawyers Awards, including #1 in Value Resourcing in 2013 and #1 in the Business of Law and Corporate Strategy in 2012. All of their lawyers benefit from their scale, global reach, and experience, which means they provide more opportunities across the largest range of clients, industries, and geographies. They are now hunting for an exceptional Financial Services Regulatory and Compliance Lawyer to join their ranks in Central London.

My client is seeking an entrepreneurial, business minded individual with 2+ years` experience within Financial Services, advising clients on Legal Regulatory and Compliance matters. The successful candidate will be advising on key legal and regulatory issues affecting the financial services industry. In addition, the successful lawyer will be implementing legal and regulatory change projects (including the development of template agreements and negotiation guidelines) on regulations which may include MiFID II, UCITS V, AIFMD, CASS, CRD IV, EMIR, Dodd Frank, DGSD, FSMA, RDR, CCP clearing, CCA, Payment Services Directive, Market Abuse Directive, the Volcker Rule and FATCA.

Further duties include; drafting and maintenance of internal policies, working with regulators internationally e.g. FCA, SEC, AMF, CSSF, CBI, BaFin and with industry bodies to respond to consultation papers. Assisting the business team in the establishment of new product offerings and setting out the regulatory and legal framework for distribution of structured products and alternative investments.

In addition, engaging in the drafting, negotiating and reviewing of a wide variety of contracts including, but not limited to: IMAs, client terms, distribution agreements and technology/financial platform related agreements.

Required skills & experience:
• 2+ years solid experience in advising clients on legal regulatory and compliance across a broad range of areas including investment management, wealth management, private banking, investment funds, pension funds, mutual funds, private equity and retail banking
• Excellent academic and law firm credentials; in-house experience preferred, direct FCA experience would also be desirable
• Meticulous attention to detail and strong organisational skills
• A passion for providing unparalleled client service
• Ability to build effective and positive client relationships quickly and fully embrace the importance of client service

Vacancy Information:
• Location: Central London
• Salary range (DOE): GBP45,000 - GBP50,000
• Job type: Permanent
• Working Hours: Monday-Friday (full-time)
• Date: 07-06-2017
• Reference: YK389

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