In-house Counsel (Financial Services, Contract, NQ-3 years PQE)

We are looking for newly qualified (NQ-3 years PQE) lawyers with experience in financial services regulation and compliance to start on a contract at one of our high-profile clients.
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Accutrainee through is flexible working platform for lawyers, Accuflex, is looking for newly qualified (NQ-3 years PQE) lawyers with experience in financial services regulation and compliance to start a contract at one of our high-profile financial services clients. 

  • You must be available to start within the next 2 weeks and the contract will be at least 3 months with the potential to extend for a longer period. 
  • It will be remote working.

 Specification:

  • Provide advice, support and training to business management and staff across EMEA on compliance and conduct of business policies, procedures.
  • Support business-led projects and development of policies and procedures.
  • Monitor investment restriction compliance, engage with internal and external stakeholders in case of breaches and prepare regulatory notifications where relevant.
  • Undertake risk-based surveillance of investment management activity.
  • Support business in the structuring and development of products and solutions.
  • Develop and amend compliance policies, procedures and manuals in line with evolving legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Conduct compliance risk assessments and support the design of the compliance assurance plan.
  • Perform compliance testing and monitoring reviews including on outsourced activities, and follow-up on action points and recommendations.
  • Identify regulatory changes, conduct impact assessments, and support the implementation of new regulations.

 Relevant experience and skills:

  • UCITS Management Company, AIFM, of fund product and fund distribution regulations.
  • Good understanding of the business model of an asset management company.
  • Good verbal, written communication and influencing skills.
  • Familiarity with MiFID II regulation, UCITS.
  • Knowledge of Anti-Money Laundering / Counter-Terrorist Financing (AML/CTF) law and regulation.

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Workplace & Culture

We pride ourselves on our collaborative culture, which prioritises training and  support and encourages networking. 

Accutrainee is founded on the principles on innovation, our goal is to revolutionise the traditional Training Contract model through flexibility, quality and our market experience. We place a great amount of importance on the quality of training and development our trainees receive throughout their training contract.

Our ultimate aim is to be recognised as the training establishment of choice & for producing the best quality trainees in the legal profession.

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