Associate - Financial Services Law

Associates in our financial services law practice enjoy a varied working day, providing legal advice relating to corporate and commercial law, investment funds, general financial services, insurance and reinsurance. Our hand-picked legal team has earned a reputation for offering technical expertise coupled with commercial awareness and an understanding of our clients' desire for prompt response times and a solution-orientated service. 

Candidates should ideally be 2-4 years PQE, have a good grounding in banking and corporate and commercial work, with strong technical skills and a flexible and commercial approach.

Main Responsibilities
  • To provide support to partners and senior associates across a broad range of financial services work
  • Advising on regulatory issues
  • Performing legal research and analysis
  • Checking legal forms/documents for accuracy
  • Preparing reports and correspondence
  • Drafting a range of legal documents
  • Maintaining system based filing systems and managing paperwork (bibles) to ensure all documents are stored appropriately
  • Management of own budget to ensure timely billings/collections
  • Adhering to all policies, procedures and regulations as required
  • Taking responsibility for a wide range of tasks/projects as required by the lawyers/partners in the group
Qualifications and Experience
  • The postholder will have a UK/Guernsey/Commonwealth legal qualification
  • 2-4 year PQE
  • Organisational/time management skills and the ability to prioritise and manage a workload effectively within deadlines
  • A responsible, disciplined and methodical approach and a keen eye for detail
  • The ability to use initiative to resolve issues and to work independently with appropriate supervision
  • Flexibility and enthusiasm
For more details please contact
Eleanor Cousins
Senior HR Manager
Key contacts
Managing Partner Partner
  • Our Guernsey FSL lawyers advise on an exciting range of high quality, complex transactions for blue chip clients, within a tight-knit team focussed on the highest standards of service delivery.
    Kate Ovenden, Managing Partner
  • The whole team in Guernsey are amazingly friendly and approachable.
    Cassie Wade, Paralegal
  • The FSL group provides the opportunity to build on close working relationships, both internally and externally.
    Louise Hassell, Associate

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