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



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.