Regulatory Associate (No agencies)

Term: Permanent
Department: Regulatory
Location: Manchester
The Team

The Regulatory Group is dedicated to advising both public and private clients on regulatory, disciplinary and public law matters. 

The Group advises clients on policy, powers, and statutory interpretation; bringing and defending legal challenges including judicial reviews; and conducting, or assisting with public inquiries, inquests and investigations.  

We are now looking to recruit to the Manchester team, which has a particular focus on health and life sciences, care provision and professional regulation. The group also supports regulatory bodies and clients in highly regulated sector; preparing and presenting at regulatory cases; providing training to Fitness to Practise panellists and regulatory committees on a variety of topics; and drafting rules and regulations.  There are opportunities in relation to sport regulation and health and safety matters.

The successful candidate will be an experienced solicitor, with some experience in public and or regulatory law.

  • Researching issues and drafting advice on public and regulatory law issues
  • Instructing counsel and preparing materials for court hearings.
  • Advising clients on regulatory compliance in operational matters or as a result of audit
  • Drafting correspondence in regulatory investigations .
Key Skills & Experience
  • Experienced, qualified lawyer
  • Proven experience gained in a variety of public and or regulatory law matters or managing a complex litigation caseload.
  • Strong client care skills
  • Marketing and business development experience
  • Excellent academic record

The Firm


Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors. We are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on technologyfinance & financial services, energy & natural resourceslife sciences and media.

Our growing European network of offices supports an international client base alongside our Silicon Valley and China colleagues. We also work in a number of other jurisdictions through dedicated country teams.

Among our clients we count social media sites and high street coffee chains as well as pharmaceutical, life sciences and medical devices companies, energy suppliers, banks and technology leaders.

Clients choose to work with us because we deliver commercial, pragmatic and innovative solutions through our exceptional legal expertise and experience, on time and on budget.

Our network has more than 1,550 people working across 25 offices providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of our clients' needs.

We operate across our offices in AmsterdamBeijingBelfastBirminghamBolognaBrusselsDüsseldorfFrankfurtHamburgLondonLuxembourgManchesterMunichMilanParisRomeShanghaiTurinVenice and Silicon Valley.