Clients today need flexible
resourcing solutions to meet the changing demands of the
marketplace. Simmons & Simmons has always been willing to adapt
and embrace new forms of service delivery to meet changing client
demands. Simmons Adaptive is a flexible resourcing solution to meet
client requirements at the same high quality you expect from Simmons
& Simmons. We understand that our firm is equal only to the
strengths of our people and place great emphasis on recruiting and
retaining staff who meet our high standards.
As an Adaptive consultant, you will
be fully supported by the Simmons & Simmons team with a
sponsoring Partner and a client team with whom we would encourage
you to engage on a regular basis. You will have access to the firm's
resources and know- how and have the opportunity to be involved in
training and development at the Firm.
Main purpose of the role:
Simmons Adaptive are keen to hear from interim consumer
credit lawyers who are available for a 12-month assignment at one of
The focus of this assignment is to be a support to the
Consumer Lending business whilst also possibly working on other
unsecured regulated products.
This is a broad and varied assignment and will ask the
consultant to advise on end-to-end product support, core strategic
projects and advise on relationships with debt collection agents and
Significant consumer credit experience including:
CCA, CONC, FSMA and RAO and consumer protection law relevant to
Some experience in data protection and debt sale
contracts is preferable but not an essential
Previous consumer credit experience from a financial
Ability to work autonomously but also collaborate
effectively as part of the wider team
Ability to build effective networks with partners and
others in the business
Always apply a growth mindset and strive for
Simmons & Simmons is a leading international law
firm, providing clients with commercially aware legal advice,
whenever and wherever they need it. We have over 1,600 people
situated in key business and financial centres across Europe, the
Middle East, and Asia.
We are committed to
promoting equality and diversity in the firm and to equal
opportunities in employment.
We believe in equality of opportunity regardless of
race or racial group (including colour, nationality, ethnicity,
national origins), religion or belief, age, disability, sexual
orientation, sex, gender re-assignment and gender identity,
marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy, maternity and
paternity. This also includes any incidents of perceptive or
associative discrimination and harassment.
At Simmons & Simmons we seek to attract and retain talented
people from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures, to create
an exciting and rewarding place to work. We are supportive of
flexible working arrangements wherever possible and we would
encourage you to discuss this with us, should this be something
you are interested in.
All recruits of Simmons & Simmons will be required
to go through our background screening process. Depending on the
position you apply for this may include a Disclosure & Barring
Service (DBS) certificate. We undertake not to discriminate
unfairly against any subject of a DBS certificate on the basis of a
conviction or other information revealed. The firm's policy on the
recruitment of ex-offenders is available on request.