Lawyer (Director) - Financial Services Regulatory

£120k - £140k
City of London
13 Nov 2019

Director level role for a Regulatory Lawyer within a highly regarded Investment Bank


One of the world's leading Investment Banks, based in London, is seeking to hire a Director into its Legal team, to take significant responsibility over the Group's Regulatory Legal matters. This is a senior level role and one that carries much weight, autonomy and demonstrable experience.


As part of a highly regarded wider legal team, the Regulatory team has a broad responsibility across this Investment Bank by providing legal services to the Group and each individual business line. The Group includes retail and private banking, investment banking, prime brokerage and specific financing / lending. Consequently the team advises on a range of regulatory matters within various transactions: introduction of new products, marketing and promotion of investment and banking products, engagement with the local regulators and international regulators. You will work closely with the Bank's international in house legal teams when matters involve UK regulatory issues.


  • You will ideally have a minimum of 6 years' PQE both from within a City law firm and ideally with experience in house (preferably a bank)
  • You must have a legal financial services regulatory background and experience of advising on Uk and European financial regulation, with a focus on business regulation and market infrastructure rules impacting banks, such as MiFID and EMIR
  • A strong ability to navigate regulatory legislation including the FCA Handbook and EU Regulatory Technical Standards

This is an outstanding Director level, in house position with a highly regarded Investment Bank. If you wish to discuss in confidence, please contact James Franklin at Morgan McKinley. Additionally if you wish to apply, please you the link provided.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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