Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • London


Simmons & Simmons Adaptive:

Clients today need flexible resourcing solutions to meet the changing demands of the marketplace. Simmons & Simmons has always been willing to adapt and embrace new forms of service delivery to meet changing client demands.

With the ability to balance autonomy with quality legal assignments, Simmons & Simmons Adaptive provides an alternate legal career for motivated lawyers interested in working differently. Consultants who work with us through this platform are valued, supported and integrated into the firm’s business culture.

As a consultant working with us, you will benefit from:

Support from a sponsoring partner and the client team throughout your assignment

Access to our briefings, bulletins and knowhow via online portals

Access to training events and legal updates that will help you to refine your skills.

The role:

Simmons & Simmons has a highly specialised international asset management and investment funds team. We have experts in fund formation, financial services regulation, trading documentation (including prime brokerage and derivatives documentation), corporate structuring and transactions, litigation, taxation, ICT and employment regulation. We have an in-depth understanding of the asset management industry. Recognised by the legal directories and the industry as being one of the leading firms in the sector.

We currently have a number of assignments seeking lawyers with funds experience with a range of PQEs within our financial services and asset management clients.

Our contract roles demand the same highly skilled lawyers as our permanent roles so we would expect you to have strong academics, excellent interpersonal skills and be client-focused.

Person specification:

At least two years’ post qualification experience and training from a top tier law firm or from a recognised financial institution

Experience of funds/asset management related legal work

Regulated funds experience

Motivated and self-starting – the ability to work autonomously

Quick thinking and detail driven

Pro-active and process driven