Financial Regulation Lawyer
Addleshaw Goddard
Leeds
2d ago

Associate (NQ 5 PQE)

Financial Regulation (non-contentious)

Leeds

At Addleshaw Goddard we not only provide technical excellence and experience but, crucially, demonstrate real insight into our clients and what really matters to them.

A natural choice for FTSE100 clients and for the best talent, our people fulfil their potential in an environment where they are developed and valued.

They think in our clients’ shoes, as part of a team - effective business people as well as efficient lawyers.

Addleshaw Goddard’s Financial Regulation Team is one of largest in the UK with a mix of 25 lawyers and compliance professionals split over Leeds, London and now Edinburgh.

The team has a very strong reputation for regulated lending and banking and is ranked in both Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500.

In addition to our consumer finance practice, we have a strong and growing wider financial regulation practice. The Team is a driving force behind the firm's Payments practice, which is also considered to be one of the leading Payments practices in the UK.

We also have a strong financial markets regulatory practice, assisting clients to implement MIFID II, EMIR, Senior Persons Regime, as well as supporting transactional, banking and funds structuring work.

We are a busy, high performing and cohesive team but at the same time have a modern approach to work and are advocates of the flexible working policy at AG.

We are unstuffy and down to earth but also highly ambitious and hardworking. We promote a positive, supportive and stretching environment where we hope employees can flourish.

We are seeking a financial regulation lawyer to join our team. From the outset you will be exposed to the highest quality work, for some of the UK's biggest name clients.

We have a strong reputation for providing lawyers with early levels of responsibility within a supportive and stretching environment as well as excellent career prospects.

We will take a genuine interest in your development and provide you with support and training in order for you to reach your full potential.

All our lawyers are encouraged to be involved in client development and relationship building.This role is ideal for a committed lawyer who is looking to advance their career and create a name for themselves.

Whatever your level, you'll be expected to play a full role in the Team, including involvement in business development and regular client contact.

The successful candidate will have :

  • Excellent academic achievement with a minimum 2 : 1 degree
  • Financial Regulation experience (or can demonstrate a keen interest) gained within a comparable environment and at an appropriate level
  • Clear understanding and working experience of the operation and structure of a leading law firm and the needs of the clients of a top flight team
  • Addleshaw Goddard is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds and communities

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