Risk & Compliance Lawyer
We are a national law firm offering a unique collection of specialisms across the commercial, public, health and insurance sectors, with offices in Birmingham, Exeter, London, Manchester and Nottingham. We have long-standing relationships with an impressive range of clients and aim to truly understand their needs to deliver an exceptional service which exceeds their expectations and makes their life easier. We endeavour to be the best regional firm as measured by quality, client engagement and satisfaction and people retention and development. We believe that, as a truly inclusive employer, we will be able to collaborate more effectively and, by bringing diverse perspectives to our work, create a culture where difference is valued, delivering the best possible service to our broad client base. We also strive to create meaningful personal and professional development opportunities and offer flexible working in support of a good work-life balance.
Why is this role important and how does it fit into the team, department & wider firm?
The role will involve working alongside the Head of Risk and Compliance in identifying and managing the firm's regulatory compliance and professional risks.
The role will also focus on evaluating the firm’s compliance with the SRA Handbook, other relevant rules and legislation. This will include identifying and analysing risks and then assessing if our internal compliance controls and policies are operating effectively and recommending ways to strengthen our internal risk structure.
The role will provide support, education and training to build risk awareness within our firm. In conjunction with others, this role will be central to the firm’s commitment to providing a quality service. The successful candidate will be a qualified solicitor or have equivalent legal qualification or be able to demonstrate significant experience of working within a legal practice environment.
The ideal candidate will also have previous experience of managing risk and compliance processes within a legal environment. A detailed knowledge and experience of the SRA and the regulatory framework and associated rules and legislation is essential for this role.
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Closing date 26th May.
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