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FS Regulatory (Consumer Credit) Counsel

Reference: 21501


Belfast, County Antrim


£60000 - £65000

Job Type


Date Posted

25 October, 2023

FS Regulatory Counsel (Consumer Credit)

About Our Client:

Our client is a market leading law firm with global offices. They are proud to share that they invest in their people, invest in technology and promote a culture that is one of supportive performance, teamwork, and diversity and inclusivity.

We are currently supporting the Financial Services team as they seek to hire an experienced Consumer Credit and Retail Financial Services lawyer to join their FS Regulatory team.  If successful, you can expect to provide expertise in consumer lending, consumer protection, FCA policy, and regulation of retail financial services

Job Description:

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Advising on product design, marketing, regulatory authorizations and permissions, product documentation and disclosures, origination and execution processes, and regulatory requirements relating to accounts in arrears and default.
  • Advising on unfair terms and consumer protection law and regulation.
  • Providing specialist consumer credit and retail financial services regulatory support to other practice areas.
  • Being the primary point of contact for developments in the retail finance sector.
  • Leading business development related to the consumer credit practice, managing client relationships, and providing training to internal and external stakeholders.


  • Deep knowledge and experience in consumer lending and retail financial services.
  • Familiarity with unfair terms, consumer protection law, and FCA regulations.
  • Knowledge of unregulated lending and FinTech is desirable.
  • Strong communication and influencing skills.

How to Apply: If you are a dedicated and experienced legal professional with a passion for consumer credit and retail financial services, we encourage you to apply.

Join our client’s team and become a part of a flexible, inclusive environment that values not just what you do, but who you are. Embrace the opportunity to lead change in the legal industry and help clients thrive in an ever-evolving landscape.

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.
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