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Legal Counsel

JMC Legal Recruitment
Up to £0.00 per annum
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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Legal Counsel - Commercial & Regulatory | Hampshire

The Business

This prestigious law firm, with nearly 200 years of history, is a regional leader recognized by numerous awards, including Legal 500, Investors in People, and Resolution rankings. Despite being based outside London, the firm competes with London counterparts, serving prominent businesses and affluent individuals while maintaining exceptional standards.

Committed to delivering high-quality, jargon-free legal advice, the firm embodies traditional values within a progressive culture, supported by a robust referral network extending across London and Surrey. The technical expertise of the firm's staff is exceptional, with many lawyers holding esteemed reputations for their technical acumen.

Throughout its history, the firm has operated with an entrepreneurial spirit and currently holds more client relationships than ever before. Joining this firm promises excellent training and development opportunities.

The Role

The firm are seeking a Commercial and Regulatory Lawyer to join their Compliance Team as in-house legal counsel. The successful candidate will provide legal expertise with key responsibilities including:

  • Advising the Compliance Team on regulatory matters, including SRA and data protection issues.
  • Managing and advising on regulatory returns and responses, as well as handling complaints and claims.
  • Conducting data protection analysis on suppliers, services, and products.
  • Maintaining the firm's legal documentation, such as procurement processes, privacy policies, and contract databases.


  • Strong knowledge of commercial and regulatory law, particularly as it applies to solicitors' practices.
  • Robust academic qualifications in law.
  • Minimum of 3+ years of PQE.


  • Opportunity to join a dynamic compliance team within a respected firm.
  • Supportive work environment that encourages professional growth and development.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to contact us for a confidential conversation


JMC Legal Recruitment was founded by highly experienced Legal Recruitment Consultant, Jason Connolly. His motivation to establish JMC was to create a refreshingly friendly agency with a truly consultative approach and who are always a pleasure to deal with.

We're a dynamic business with our sights set high and a growing client base spanning the country. We believe that in any business the most valuable assets are the people – and it’s true of JMC, too. Whether dealing with candidates or firms, our consultants’ passion for legal recruitment and excellent market knowledge always shines through.  Our state of the art software means our consultants are more accessible to you and we keep ahead of the curve in the changing legal landscape to ensure you are always given up to date advice.

What can you expect from us? We will always manage your expectations and come back to you with updates as soon as they become available. We pride ourselves on the highest level of integrity, as we understand that when looking for a new role or member of staff it is often highly confidential. You will find that we always take the time to really listen and understand before we advise. We will get to know you, taking into account not just technical ability, but personality and cultural fit. We’re also easy to get hold of; we appreciate that when looking for a new role it can be difficult to talk during the working day, so we will make ourselves available and find a time that works for you. Give us a call and talk to one of our friendly team today. We’re waiting to help you.

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