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Job Title Simmons Adaptive - Interim Banking Lawyer - Retail / Consumer
Department Adaptive
Role Consultant
Job Location Birmingham
Description

About Us

Simmons & Simmons Adaptive:

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.

Simmons Adaptive is the flexible resourcing team for leading international law firm, Simmons & Simmons. For additional information on the firm, please visit www.simmons-simmons.com .

Main purpose of the role:

Simmons Adaptive is currently searching for Payments/Retail Banking Lawyers, available for an interim assignment.

This role will cover the following:

  • Working on account based queries, account terms and conditions and payment services products.
  • Providing legal support to internal bank projects including supporting business and regulatory transformation and representing Legal on relevant working groups and Committees.
  • Providing support on matters related to CCA regulated products.
  • Providing support on strategic business objectives including digital innovation and transformation projects.
  • Supporting on legal function transformation such as off/ on-shoring of lower level activity, preparing playbooks, self-help guides and F&Q and supporting on setting up appropriate processes.

Person specification:

  • You are a qualified Solicitor with over 7 years' PQE with in-house experience in a large financial institution.
  • You must have Payment Services Regulations experience and CCA experience would be an advantage.
  • You are able to work autonomously, handle management responsibilities and be confident in attending steering committees, governance and interacting with senior level stakeholders.
  • Ideally you will have a broad range of commercial/project/ regulatory experience.
  • You have the ability to prioritise and work directly with the Business.
  • You will have strong communication and inter-personal skills.
  • You will be a lateral thinker and are able to problem solve.

Why you should join Simmons Adaptive:

  • You will have access to high-quality roles and work within Simmons & Simmons' market-leading clients.
  • You'll have support from a Simmons & Simmons 'sponsor Partner' whilst on external assignment.
  • You will be given access to the Firms' resources and Know-how when on assignment.
  • We will invite you to our in-person and virtual networking events exclusively for Adaptive consultants, along with firmwide webinars and events.
  • You'll be given flexibility to work where and when you want.
  • You will have the backing of a leading international law firm.
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