Financial Resgulatory Disputes Senior Associate

A leading global law firm is looking to recruit a Senior Associate to join the firm's Financial Regulatory Disputes team in London.

The team assists a wide range of clients including local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments in the full range of dispute resolution and contentious regulatory services.

Their work includes:

  • acquisition/leverage finance
  • asset and wealth management
  • debt capital markets and corporate trusts
  • debt trading (secondary debt trading, distressed debt trading & loan portfolio trading),
  • derivatives, securitisation and structured products (including CLOs),
  • fraud
  • insolvency related proceedings,
  • internal and regulatory investigations.

Job overview:

The Financial Regulatory Disputes Senior Associate will work on matters that are high value both financially and reputationally. The work will often be highly complex with a multi-jurisdictional element. 

We are looking for a Solicitor with significant dispute resolution experience along with knowledge of the investment banking industry and other financial institutions.

The successfuul candidate will therefore have:

  • Experience of working on investigations for financial institutions.
  • Able to contribute to professional development and know-how and participate in training where appropriate
  • Willingness to take day to day responsibility for more straightforward matters and actively progress complex matters.
  • Effective in communicating with clients in order to understand their needs and how best to meet them. 

Essential skills and experience:

  • Qualified mid-senior level lawyers with relevant post-qualification experience
  • Experience of disputes and investigations work in the financial services sector
  • A team-player who can work effectively with colleagues at all levels
  • Client facing experience and the ability to understand and respond effectively to client needs
  • A commercial approach
  • A previous secondment to a financial institution is desirable
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