Associate – Financial Regulation (retail financial services), Edinburgh

Practice Area: Regulatory, Retail Banking, Banking, Corporate Finance, Financial Services
Level: Associate, Full Time
Section: Law Firm
Location: Scotland, Edinburgh
Ref: FW6944

This growing financial regulation group are currently recruiting an Associate to join it’s highly ambitious team, they have become one of the largest financial regulation practices in the UK.  Our clients are looking for experienced candidates, with over 4 years’ pqe, who will support and develop the regulated lending and banking practice.  In particular advising banks, building societies and specialist lenders on retail financial services law and regulation (in particular in relation to their savings/current account and mortgage product ranges).   Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing strategic and commercial legal advice across a range of financial regulation matters, including matters which are high-value, reputationally sensitive, and which can involve working to tight deadlines
  • Managing and supervising a team of solicitors.  Providing support, coaching and guidance to members of the team and supporting the junior lawyers with their technical and professional development
  • Being a senior member of the financial regulation team and actively working with the partners to set the strategy for the team and continue to grow and develop the team and its specialist practice areas

You will have financial regulation experience gained within a comparable environment and at an appropriate level, ideally including experience in the retail financial services sector working with either mortgage, retail banking and/or payments products and you should have a real and genuine interest in financial regulation and in particular the retail financial services sector.  You should also have experience of business development as you will be responsible for building relationships with retail banks.

The team operates nationally, so anyone taking up this role can be based from the London, Manchester or Edinburgh office.

If this position interests you, please get in touch with Cameron or Frasia for an initial and confidential discussion on 01294 850501.  (Assignment 12197)

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