Manager & Counsel – Financial Services Regulation

£70000 - £80000
A fabulous opportunity has arisen for a Financial Services Regulation Counsel to join a multinational Financial Services Organisation and have an amazing career path.
My client is looking for a strong FS regulation lawyer who is looking to join a company where they can create a life long career for themselves and join a lively and genuine culture.

The role involves:
  • Regulatory and policy support with an emphasis on (i) financial services and payments regulatory matters in the UK and EMEA and (ii) other materially relevant payments regulation globally.
  • Supporting compliance with the requirements of key payments legislation such as the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2). Advising generally on licensing, prudential regulation, ongoing governance and conduct regulation under the regimes established by PSD2, Interchange Fee Regulation and the AML Directives.
  • Advising on applications for new authorisations, variation of existing licences, relinquishing licences, passporting submissions, appointment of agents. Advising on cross-border structures, passporting and arrangements with third parties (group companies and external partners), including outsourcing and agency arrangements.
  • Advising on FCA authorisation and supervision generally, assisting with regulatory reviews and inspections and responding to requests for information.
  • Monitoring regulatory developments at UK, EU and global level relating to financial services, payment services, and payment schemes through internal, external and desktop resources and reporting these developments internally.
  • Advising on management of potential regulatory breaches or compliance failures.
  • Briefing colleagues and clients on significant developments and projects. Preparing and supporting with delivery of internal training as appropriate.
  • Supporting projects, assisting more senior lawyers and potentially supervising paralegals.
  • Attending relevant training courses.
The successful candidate will:
  • Be a UK Qualified Lawyer with 4-5years PQE (2-3 years PQE will also be considered with a strong background)
  • Strong experience with Financial Services Regulation
  • Solid drafting, research and negotiation/influencing skills.
  • Solid analytical skills and high attention to detail.
  • Be a confident person, able to communicate effectively and tactfully with senior stakeholders
  • A genuine personality and an ability to be agile.

If this position appeals to you and you feel you meet the above criteria, then please get in touch with Aimee Ashworth via email with your CV to arrange a time to talk in more detail at [email protected]

Please also feel free to pass on to your network if you know someone who may be open to discussing confidentially



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