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Senior Regulatory Lawyer

£70000 - £75000 per annum
Work from Home, Hybrid working

Job description

Morgan Hunt are currently working with a Professional Regulatory Body in their search for an interim Senior Regulatory Lawyer to provide legal support, advice and leadership to the authorisations team.

You will be responsible for providing legal advice, support and guidance to a team of decision-makers, through utilisation of a complex legal framework and ensuring decisions made are compliant with relevant regulations and guidance.

You will focus on identifying and driving forward change and improvement relating to decision-making and ways of working. This will involve analysing work streams, while considering risk, to identify solutions and improvements to policies, processes and guidance.

The successful applicant will be a Qualified Lawyer, with significant experience providing both legal support and operational management, across the Professional Regulation or Membership Sectors.

You will have experience leading a casework function with strong knowledge of regulation, public law, statutory appeals, and judicial reviews. You will also have the ability to identify and drive forward change and improvement relating to decision making and way of working.

This role is a 6-month contract (open to secondment options) with the potential for permanent options and/or extension.

Job Title: Senior Regulatory Lawyer

Location: Hybrid (4 days per month in the London Office)

Annual Salary: £70,000 - £75,000

Job Type: Fixed-Term Contract (6 months, potential extension)

Hours: Full-Time (37.5 hour week)

Key Responsibilities

  • Support a team of decision-makers by providing high-quality legal oversight and input into decision making and provision of reasons for decisions
  • Identifying improvements to ways of working and decision making. Embed learning from previous legal challenges to decisions
  • Work with the head of team to make risk-based decisions about how the team prioritises it's work
  • Ensure that decisions in the team comply with relevant regulations and guidance. Where decision-making and operational guidance is not in place, you will work with the team to design and implement this
  • Evaluate risks within the work of team, based on an analysis of the work streams, workloads and volume of work, providing possible solutions
  • Work with the head to assist the team in working more efficiently, thereby improving its performance against key performance indicators

Person Specification

  • Qualified Solicitor or Barrister (eligible to hold a practising certificate in England & Wales)
  • Experience of working in a legal role within Professional Regulation, with good knowledge and understanding of professional regulation and public law principles
  • Demonstrable leadership skills, with experience leading a team dealing with high-volume casework
  • Experience of driving improvements to regulatory decision-making processes
  • Understanding / experience of judicial review proceedings and statutory high court appeals
  • Proficient decision-making and problem-solving skills grounded in evidence-based analysis
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) with the ability to present complex information to a range of audiences
  • Ability to influence others to change ways of working

Please contact to find out more information regarding this fantastic opportunity for a Senior Regulatory Lawyer.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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