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1 December 2020

Licensing & Regulatory – Solicitor 1 – 6 yrs PQE

This is a fantastic time to be joining Harrison Clark Rickerbys. Having grown exponentially over the last few years, we are now more than 500 strong with 9 offices across the UK.

Based in our London office you will be working in the Licensing & Regulatory Team supporting a partner providing legal advice to a wide range of clients from the UK Law Commission to global oil and mining companies, entrepreneurs, universities, tech businesses and individuals in the UK and abroad.  This is a unique role for a candidate with a passion for working in this niche sector and who has a keen interest in cyber and emerging technology.

We are looking for confident, self-motivating candidates who will be working in the following areas:

Financial services regulation: experience of Financial Conduct Authority contentious compliance work to include dealing with supervision, investigations and enforcement. Experience/knowledge of non-contentious financial services regulation an advantage.

Financial hygiene: able to advise on proceeds of crime / anti-money laundering, bribery and corruption laws/regulations and to review / draft bespoke policies and procedures

Cyber and Data regulation: knowledge and experience of data protection and cybersecurity work ideally contentious and non-contentious to include dealing with the ICO

Tech Regulation: ideally some experience of contentious and non-contentious tech regulation (but not a pre-requisite as I can provide training)

 Corporate Crime: knowledge and experience of corporate crime such as cartels, market abuse, facilitation of tax evasion, money laundering, bribery, modern slavery.

You will be responsible for:

  • Providing practical legal advice on a range of regulatory issues across the cyber and emerging technology sector
  • Develop and maintain knowledge on legal issues specifically affecting the sector, working collaboratively with colleagues across the team to share knowledge.
  • Create a work in progress priority system to prioritise tasks and general caseload
  • Regular liaison with clients in order to keep transactions on schedule
  • Attend regular sector-wide training sessions to increase knowledge
  • Ensure all work complies with risk management policies and procedures, in line with Data Protection regulations.
  • Support wider marketing and business development opportunities.

You will need:

  • At least up to 1 years PQE
  • Able to work collaboratively with colleagues and successfully manage client relationships
  • Excellent drafting skills
  • Demonstrate teamwork and relationship building skills
  • Strong commercial acumen and a passion for the sector
  • Ambitious and organised with a keen eye for detail
  • Ability to use own initiative to manage own caseload of files
  • Confident, pro-active manner with excellent telephone skills
  • Client service focussed
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment


  • Salary: Competitive
  • Working Hours : Monday to Friday 9-5PM
  • Location: London
  • Duration: Permanent

Benefits of working with us:

  • Scottish Widows Pension Scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • 25 days annual leave (plus public holidays) and 2 additional days for Christmas
  • Happy People / Perks at Work benefits portal
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • 1/3 gym membership contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Flu vaccinations

If you are interested in the above role, please click apply

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