Simmons Adaptive - Financial Services Regulatory Interim Lawyer

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
26 Apr 2021
Closes
25 Jun 2021
Role Classification
Lawyer
Contract Type
Contract
Experience Level
0-2yrs PQE, 2-5yrs PQE, 5+ yrs PQE

Simmons & Simmons Adaptive:

Simmons Adaptive is a flexible resourcing solution to meet client requirements at the same high quality you expect from Simmons & Simmons. We understand that our firm is equal only to the strengths of our people and place great emphasis on recruiting and retaining staff who meet our high standards.

As an Adaptive consultant, you will be fully supported by the Simmons & Simmons team with a sponsoring Partner and a client team with whom we would encourage you to engage on a regular basis. You will have access to the firm's resources and know-how and have the opportunity to be involved in training and development at the Firm.

Main purpose of the role:

Simmons Adaptive are keen to hear from consultant lawyers with financial services regulatory experience who are available for an initial six-month assignment, with a well-respected client.

This assignment will ask the consultant to support on a variety of interesting and challenging regulatory projects.

Person specification:

  • Qualified lawyer with training from a top tier law firm, with at least two years' post qualification experience
  • Previous FS regulatory experience from a financial institution is highly desired
  • Excellent communications skills that ensure proactivity and motivation to work within a busy team and liaise with other departments and manage stakeholders closely
  • Quick thinking and detail driven
  • Proven experience dealing with large scale projects

Firm Introduction:

Simmons & Simmons is a leading international law firm, providing clients with commercially aware legal advice, whenever and wherever they need it. We have over 1,600 people situated in key business and financial centres across Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.

For additional information on the firm, please visit our website at www.simmons-simmons.com .

Equal opportunities:

  • We are committed to promoting equality and diversity in the firm and to equal opportunities in employment.
  • We believe in equality of opportunity regardless of race or racial group (including colour, nationality, ethnicity, national origins), religion or belief, age, disability, sexual orientation, sex, gender re-assignment and gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy, maternity and paternity. This also includes any incidents of perceptive or associative discrimination and harassment.
  • At Simmons & Simmons we seek to attract and retain talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures, to create an exciting and rewarding place to work. We are supportive of flexible working arrangements wherever possible and we would encourage you to discuss this with us, should this be something you are interested in.

Background screening:

All recruits of Simmons & Simmons will be required to go through our background screening process. Depending on the position you apply for this may include a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) certificate. We undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a DBS certificate on the basis of a conviction or other information revealed. The firm's policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders is available on request.

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