Financial Services Regulatory Senior Associate

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Posted 30+ days ago
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£70,000 - 90,000
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30+ days ago
FS Regulatory Senior Associate - Leeds A highly regarded Leeds firm are looking for a Financial Services Regulatory Senior Associate to join their hugely ambitious team. You will have the support of a market-leading team and will play a key part in the growth of the contentious financial services offering. The Opportunity: This is an exciting opportunity within a UK-Top 100 commercial firm. They have an outstanding reputation for their high quality work and career development opportunities which far exceeds its Yorkshire roots. If you're looking for a firm where you can thrive and meet your full potential, this firm is unparalleled. The Financial Services Regulatory team is high performing and hugely ambitious. They have seen successful growth over the years and are keen to bolster their contentious offering. They have an excellent client base, acting for household names across their core sectors to include consumer, motor, asset and mortgage finance providers. Many of the team have both drafted lending documentation, and successfully defended claims brought against lenders offering a unique mix of contentious and non-contentious advice. Key Responsibilities will include: · Advising motor and asset finance providers on their strategies and approach for claims and complaints relating to allegations (a) of non-disclosure of commissions paid to introducers, (b) relating to diesel emissions and (c) of irresponsible lending. This includes advising on judicial review and a firm's dealings with the Financial Ombudsman Service and the Financial Conduct Authority (including advising on reviews under s.166 of FSMA). · Advising mortgage lenders on issues arising out of (a) the charging of interest under regulated and unregulated mortgages, (b) the fairness of terms and conditions and (c) the applicability of the regulatory framework. · Advising consumer lenders on (a) challenges to the compliance of their documentation (both compliance with consumer credit regulation and consumer protection legislation), (b) allegations of mis-selling and (c) claims and complaints about the reporting of customer information to credit reference agencies. · Advising on complicated title issues relating to assets (including motor vehicles and equipment), satisfactory quality issues (with a particular expertise on high-value motor vehicles) and wrongful interference issues where assets or vehicles have been disposed of to third parties. The Ideal Candidate: · Qualified Solicitor, ideally 4+ PQE. · Experience gained within an established practice. · A contentious lawyer with experience of advising on non-contentious issues. · A strong understanding of the FCA regime and the historic regime for credit and mortgages. · Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate complex analysis clearly. · Strong legal analysis, drafting and client management skills. · The ability to work collaboratively as part of a team. You can expect a market-leading salary from c.£70k upwards, an extremely competitive bonus scheme and a wide range of other benefits. If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to If this job isn't quite right, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career For a full list of jobs you can also visit the BCL job search page. BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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