Regulatory Legal Solicitor

Job Description: Job Title:   Regulatory Legal Solicitor Corporate Title:  Director and Assistant General Counsel Location:   London Role Description: Providing legal support to the Regulatory COO team, BofA Senior Management and other support functions on regulatory matters relating to the EMEA banking and private side businesses, ESG and digital assets. This support includes helping with advocacy, interpretation and implementation of relevant regulatory requirements. Participating in trade association and industry working groups and liaising with external counsel on regulatory matters relating to the EMEA banking and private side businesses, ESG and digital assets. Supporting strategic advocacy efforts for the banking and private side businesses with regulators and lawmakers directly and through key trade associations. Working with impacted line of business lawyers to partner on regulatory implementation and advocacy. Representing GBAM Legal in key internal governance, reporting and approval functions. The Team: The Team currently consists of three lawyers led by Christiana Norman. The three lawyers are all FTE with one an MD, one a Director/Associate GC and one a VP/Counsel. The Team is highly collaborative, with a strong working relationship. The Team works closely with the Regulatory COO Team, BofA Senior Management and other support functions as their trusted advisors on regulatory matters relating to the EMEA banking and markets business, ESG and digital assets. The Team works with these other functions on the advocacy, interpretation and implementation of relevant regulatory requirements. The Team also works closely with BofA Regulatory Legal and line of business Legal colleagues in EMEA and other jurisdictions, including the US and APAC. Cumulatively, the Team has a vast amount of experience and is well placed to provide ongoing support and training, with senior members actively identifying development opportunities for more junior team members. More broadly, the Team has an internal mentoring program, connecting senior leaders across the legal department with teammates across all regions. In addition, the Team has an external mentoring program with its key magic circle law firms, helping to develop and support diverse lawyers and to further create a legal profession that represents the diversity of our communities. Key skills: Qualified Solicitor Experience of investment banking (preferably banking private side businesses) either through private practice advisory work/secondment, an in-house legal department or trade association Ideally some experience in advising on banking regulatory requirements (e.g. the EU’s Banking Union proposals and the UK’s proposed Prospectus Regime) Excellent attention to detail and accuracy of work Ability to review large quantities of regulatory information and determine what are/should be priority areas for BofA to focus on Proactive and able to manage competing priorities/tight deadlines Bank of America: Every day, across the globe, our employees bring a commitment to our purpose and to driving responsible growth by living our values: deliver together, act responsibly, realize the power of our people and trust the team. A key aspect of driving responsible growth is doing so in a sustainable manner, a critical pillar of which is being a great place to work for our teammates. In line with these values, in EMEA we have 9 Employee Networks, a wide range of Sports & Social clubs, and other development and networking opportunities so that you can enjoy a range of experiences and connect with colleagues across the bank. We also offer exclusive discounts to some of the most iconic cultural experiences for you to enjoy in your spare time outside of work. Learn more about our benefits here. Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well. We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience. We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements. As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment. This employer is a corporate member of myGwork - LGBTQ+ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals, students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.

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645288

Date Posted:

Posted 3 weeks ago

Expiration Date:

15/08/2022

Location:

Liverpool

Salary:

Competitive

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