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(UK) London, Professional Support Lawyer, Contentious - Herbert Smith Freehills

Description:

We recognise that the success of our business and our clients relies on the skills, knowledge and ideas of all our people. Our environment is one in which high performance is expected, in return, we will provide you with rewards and opportunities tailored to your personal and professional goals.

Tasks will include:
Financial Services Regulation
  • Organising and preparing content for roundtable seminars and webinars for clients, and assisting in delivery thereof
  • Producing e-bulletins, journal articles on recent developments and occasionally assisting with chapters for books
  • Sharing in monitoring of the FSR paralegal team in drafting/editing the daily FSR client bulletin
  • Writing, compiling and distributing internal updates on regulatory issues
  • Monitoring and gathering know how and precedents
  • Responding to client queries and providing know how support to fee-earners, international offices and clients
  • Providing internal education
  • Working with and providing support to other practice areas
  • Working with PSLs and associates in our international offices on global FSR initiatives and training
Banking Litigation 
  • Coordinating the production of e-bulletins, journal articles and seminars for clients on recent developments
  • Responding to client queries and providing know how to clients
  • Organising and preparing content for roundtable seminars and webinars for clients
  • Writing, compiling and distributing internal updates on banking litigation issues
  • Providing internal education
  • Supervising the PSL paralegals
Corporate Crime and Investigations:
  • Supporting business development initiatives
  • Researching and inputting corporate crime anticipated developments to Herbert Smith's FSR Timeline (distributed to clients)
Job requirements:
  • We would anticipate that the successful candidate would have in excess of 4 years PQE in a disputes or regulatory enforcement practice.
  • Some experience of private practice is essential.
  • Experience as an FSR specialist or in banking or financial services litigation is also essential.
  • Previous PSL experience would also be beneficial but not essential.
For further information about this opportunity, please contact: jennifer@onrampfellowship.com.

Leading global firm Herbert Smith Freehills was awarded International Law Firm of the Year at the 2016 Australasian Law Awards. In 2016, the firm was included in The Times (UK) Top 50 Employers for Women for the second year in a row.
 
With over 5,000 people, including 2,900 lawyers and over 2,000 business services professionals, operating from our global network of offices across Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and North America, Herbert Smith Freehills is at the heart of the new global business landscape providing premium quality, full-service legal advice.

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