Private Practice

Financial Regulatory 5-8

Financial Regulatory 5-8

  • We are seeking a 5 – 8 PQE associate to join the non-contentious team of our London FS regulatory practice
  • Our financial services regulatory practice advises clients including institutional and alternative investment managers
  • Superior communication skills and excellent academic credentials are essential
  • Prior experience of financial regulatory matters relevant to the investment management and funds industry is required.
  • The highly regarded non-contentious advisory team provides practical, time-sensitive guidance on all aspects of FS Reg

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