FS Regulatory, min 5 yrs PQE

  • Simmons & Simmons
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Aug 24, 2017
Full time FS Regulatory

Job Description

Job Title   CBU Supervising Associate   Department   Financial Markets   Role   Associate   Job Location   London   Description

 

Overview:

Growing out of the firm’s market leading financial services regulatory practice, the cross-border unit (“CBU”) is a newly formed sub-team responsible for further developing and encouraging Simmons & Simmons’ competitive edge in relation to cross-border regulatory side projects.

The CBU will manage, run and pitch for the high-profile; large scale cross-border regulatory side projects and delivers these in a commercial and cost-effective way for large name financial services clients.

The role:

  • Responsible for day to day management of allocated client projects and ensuring clients receive commercial, practical advice within set time limits.
  • Responsible for supervising and training junior members of CBU.
  • Building and developing client relationships, including attending meetings and calls as required.
  • Building and developing internal relationships and external counsel relationships.
  • Researching new areas of regulation / new financial services / products as required.
  • Assist with drafting of pitches for new work and presenting to clients.
  • Supporting [CBU Team Leader] as required.
  • Ensuring collaboration and solid working relationships between CBU and navigator team.
  • Reviewing and suggesting improvements for processes / procedures.

 

 Person specification:

  • Excellent academics.
  • Applicants will ideally have more than five years’ post qualification experience (which will have been gained at another leading City practice or in-house but in each case with a predominate focus on cross-border financial services regulation).
  • Ability to build and maintain constructive relationships and networks with a variety of different individuals at different levels of seniority.
  • Ability to influence and persuade at all levels, confidently and in an articulate manner.
  • Strong client focus and commercially driven – keenness to demonstrate the navigator services offer to potential subscribers and train existing users.
  • Able to manage a diverse and inclusive team.