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Our knowledge of our chosen sectors and markets, and our investment in our client relationships set us apart. We are a natural choice for FTSE100 and other "bold and beautiful" clients.
We are a natural choice for talent a firm where people fulfil their potential in an environment where they are developed and valued.
We do fantastic work : exciting, challenging, fulfilling work that adds significant value to our clients, our people and our business.
We are also known for our uncompromising quality. Everything we do large and small, with our colleagues and our clients stands up alongside the best.
We are recognised for our extraordinary effort that creates sustainable value and a consistently positive experience for our clients, people and communities.
Addleshaw Goddard's Financial Regulation Team is a large team, which comprises 25 lawyers and compliance professionals split over Leeds, London and Edinburgh.
The Team has a very strong reputation for consumer finance and payments and is ranked in both Chambers and Partners and in Legal 500.
The Team is focused on growing its wealth, asset management and wholesale regulatory practice.
What's the role?
The area of Financial Regulation is always changing with regulators and government issuing new material to be aware of every day.
The Financial Regulation team has to stay on top of these developments in order to be leading advisers to its financial services clients.
In this role, you will help the team to stay on top of what is important, to help find out what is happening on topics and to help write client briefings and updates.
Day to day your role will be to :
What skills do you need?
The person in this role must be able to :
What experience do you need?
You do not need to be a lawyer and you do not need to have previously worked as a professional support lawyer.
We are looking for someone with existing experience working in the financial services industry with financial regulatory experience.
We already have knowledge support covering consumer finance and payments and so our preference would be for someone with more experience of the regulation of wholesale banking or wealth and asset management.
However, you are likely to be able to need to cover a wide area, so someone who is open to learning new areas quickly is important.
We are keen to consider applications from a wide range of candidates, such as :
What sort of person do you need to be?
The Financial Regulation team has a culture that we are proud of and ensure we maintain. We are collectively ambitious, hardworking and have an uncompromising approach to quality, but are supportive and look out for each other.
We are proud of our diversity with a 60% ratio of female partners in our team. We strive to continue to foster inclusivity and diversity in our team.
You should feel able to be yourself in our team. In our team, everyone's views matter.
The team is unstuffy, down to earth and not hierarchical.
You need to be the sort of person where all of that is important to you too.