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Legal Counsel - Regulatory

Taylor Root
England, London
Generous benefits package
Closing date
14 Jun 2024

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Leading UK financial services organisation seeking regulatory legal counsel to join growing legal team.

You will be integral to the business and assist on all regulatory matters and provide commercially focussed regulatory advice. This will include supporting Lead Regulatory Counsel on all work and advising the Compliance team and the wider business on strategic projects. Knowledge of FCA rules including of the handbook, SMCR, FSMA, COBS, Consumer Duty, MAR are essential and knowledge of the PRA regime is highly advantageous. In addition to the UK, a strong understanding of the regulatory landscape and initiatives impacting financial services in Europe is expected.

This is a rare opportunity for a technically strong lawyer to join a dynamic organisation in a high calibre and collegiate team with interesting and varied work. You will have a strong background in UK financial regulatory law and will have trained and qualified at a top City law firm and have circa 4-6 PQE.

The position is based in London and is offered on a hybrid-working basis with one day a week from home. Competitive salary and excellent benefits on offer.

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

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Established in the 1980s, Taylor Root is now widely recognised as being one of the world’s leading legal recruiters. Operating out of offices in the UK, Dubai, Asia and Australia, we are ideally placed to assist law firms, banks and companies with their legal recruitment on an international basis. Taylor Root has a strong track record in the recruitment of: Heads of legal and legal advisers; Law firm associates and partners; Contract/locum lawyers; Paralegals; Company secretaries and Compliance professionals.

We regularly recruit for positions in all of the following regions: Western and Eastern Europe; The Middle East; Asia including Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, mainland China and Bangkok; Australia and New Zealand, across The Caribbean and Offshore locations. .

In areas such as Project Finance, Derivatives or Capital Markets, where an international search is appropriate, our offices aim to provide truly global coverage and deliver a comprehensive candidate shortlist.

Through hard work, a professional and ethical approach, and not being afraid to be objective, Taylor Root continues to foster excellent, long-term candidate and client relationships throughout all of its offices.

Taylor Root is a member of The SR Group. The SR Group is a specialist recruitment consultancy dedicated to raising standards in the business environments that we serve. The sectors we cover include tax, legal, human resources, marketing, professional support and executive search, dealing with a substantial number of the world's leading professional partnerships, multi-national corporations and international banking groups as well as small to medium sized developing organisations.

For more information please contact your nearest office:

5 Fleet Place


T: +44 (0)20 7415 2828

Suite 614, Liberty House
P.O. Box 506739
Dubai, UAE
T: +9714 448 7770

1918 Hutchison House
10 Harcourt Road Central
Hong Kong
T: +852 2973 6333

Level 15, Prudential Tower
30 Cecil Street
Singapore 049712

T: +65 6420 0500

Level 12, 25 Bligh Street
Sydney NSW 2000
T: +61 (0)2 9236 9000

Level 4
520 Collins Street
Victoria, 3000
T: +61 (0)3 8610 8400

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