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Senior Lawyer

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £103424 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Emilia Casaus

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  • Reference:


  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Are you an experienced lawyer looking for a great new opportunity?

Sellick Partnership are working with the Financial Reporting Council to help them find a Senior Lawyer to join their team. This is an unmissable role for an experienced candidate.

The Financial Reporting Council are the UK Competent Authority for audit; conducting investigations and taking enforcement action into breaches of audit standards. Many of the investigations are large, complex and high-profile, frequently requiring liaison with other investigators such as the Financial Conduct Authority and Serious Fraud Office.

The Senior Lawyer will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, alongside forensic accounts, lawyers and legal assistants. They will lead the team and have overall responsibility. Further details include:

  • Combination of legal and project management skills
  • Planning case strategy and driving investigations
  • Overseeing case expenditure and taking responsibility for often substantial case budgets
  • Working to deadline and motivating team
  • Supervising, developing and working with more junior team members
  • Leading preparation for Tribunal hearings
  • Collating, analysing and preparing evidence
  • Policy work:
    • Enforcement policy issues - working to ensure all policy robust
    • Project work as part of the transformation to ARGA

The Senior Lawyer will be a qualified legal professional with experience of areas such as regulatory law, white-collar crime or commercial litigation. They will be well organised, with good judgement skills and able to motivate the team. Excellent legal and analytical skills are of course essential, as is the ability to manage a case and trail management skills. Experience of policy work is advantageous.

The Financial Reporting Council are offering an excellent benefits package to the Senior Lawyer including:

  • Competitive salary, £103,424 per annum
  • Generous pension contribution
  • 30 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Great work/life balance ethos
  • Wellbeing initiatives
  • Flexible working patterns
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Interesting workload

At present the FRC are working fully remotely but are committed to offering flexible working patterns, with the future plan being 4-days in the office fortnightly, these can be arranged to suit the Senior Lawyer best.

This is a fantastic, varied and interesting role. If you have the above experience, then don't miss out! Not only is this a great role but this is a great time to join the FRC as they undergo a period of growth and change. The Senior Lawyer role is an unmissable career move and would offer unique experience.

A detailed CV and cover letter are required for an application. To discuss your suitability and get a copy of the full job description, please get in touch with Mila Casaus in our Manchester Office.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances, including minorities and those with disabilities. Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role. For information on how your personal details may be used by Sellick Partnership, please review our data processing notice which can be found in the footer on our website.