Regulatory Solicitor (Manchester)

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Regulatory Solicitor (Manchester)

Job Type
Full time

The Opportunity

We are recruiting for an experienced Regulatory Solicitor (c. 2-6 PQE) to join the Manchester Business Crime & Regulatory department. The team represents professionals, corporate clients, and individuals across the country on a range of high quality and complex matters. 

The successful candidate will need to have experience of Regulatory work, and in particular Fitness to Practice cases, including:

  • Offering guidance on the procedure for disciplinary proceedings
  • Preparing for interviews and assisting with drafting written representations and responses
  • Advising on legal challenges and appeals made against a regulatory decision
  • Providing legal support for those facing penalties and disqualification

About you:  

  • Qualified Solicitor in England & Wales with around 2-6 years’ relevant Post-Qualification Experience.
  • The ability to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of Criminal, Fitness to Practice and Regulatory law, practices and procedures.
  • Experience in preparing cases at all levels of court and tribunals in connection with Criminal and Regulatory matters.
  • A proven ability to deal with complex cases and in-depth investigatory work.
  • A skilled communicator who can develop connections and build trust. 
  • Experience of all areas of Statutory Licence work would be advantageous.

In return, you will be joining a supportive team and be given the resources to grow your own legal career alongside the well-established and ranked individuals in JMW’s Business Crime and Regulatory department.

Working for JMW 

As well as a rewarding career JMW offers its people many other opportunities and benefits, including:

  • A minimum of 25 days' annual leave (increasing with length of service) plus office closure between Christmas and New Year
  • A one hour early finish, one Friday a month
  • Two days a year to do charitable work
  • Opportunities to get involved in sports teams, hobby clubs, and social events
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme and trained Mental Health First Aiders
  • Annual promotions process open to all staff

More information about our benefits and company culture can be found on the careers home page.


To apply please send your CV and Cover Letter to, stating the job reference above.