SRA – Regulatory Lawyer

Contract Type  Permanent

Working Pattern  Full time – flexible working may be considered

Working Hours  35 hours per week

Salary  £39,100 – £46,000 depending on knowledge, skills and experience

Location Options  Birmingham

The role

As a Legal Adviser, you will deal with contentious matters before the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal and Courts. Alongside this, you will also provide high quality, risk based, legal and regulatory advice and case direction across our operational areas. You will have opportunities to contribute fresh ideas to our team, looking for opportunities to build on our culture of continuous improvement.

You will be required to make and draft formal decisions based on evidential and public interest tests. Where you become involved in conducting disciplinary or other proceedings, you will need to act in the public interest and ensure cases proceed in a proportionate and timely way.

You will need to demonstrate understanding of a regulatory environment as you will be involved in providing high quality legal advice and conducting cases either in-house or with the support of external solicitors. 

Read our ‘A day in the life of a Legal Adviser’ to find what one of our Legal Advisers has to say, and to gain further insight into the role. You will find this document attached at the bottom of the advert on the SRA jobs page. 

What we are looking for

  • A qualified solicitor, barrister, registered European lawyer or an equivalent qualified lawyer in a common law or other jurisdiction, with a current practising certificate.
  • Experience of conducting litigation, or providing legal advice in a regulatory environment
  • Significant experience of case analysis, legal drafting and decision making in a contentious or regulatory environment
  • Ability to acquire and apply extensive knowledge of law and regulation of legal services

For more information and to apply please visit https://lawsociety.tal.net/vx/lang-en-GB/mobile-0/channel-1/appcentre-2/brand-4/user-4/xf-292d0fdf9e16/wid-1/candidate/so/pm/1/pl/3/opp/3028-Regulatory-Lawyer/en-GB

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