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DATE ADDED: Fri 20/03/2020

Lawyer - Risk And Compliance

London, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, Full Time

SALARY: £50000 - £75000 per annum

Leading London based practice are seeking a Risk and Compliance Lawyer on a full-time, permanent basis.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a talented lawyer to join our client’s thriving practice located in London. The successful applicant will undertake an array of tasks by closely working with the compliance manager on a broad range of compliance responsibilities.


• Preforming due diligence, including adverse media screening

• Creating and implementing project plans

• Developing and delivering training, including induction training

• Attending and presenting at meetings

• Maintaining terms of business and client care letters

• Drafting and maintaining policies and procedures

• Conducting file audits

• Complaints handling

• Responding to data breaches

• Assisting partners and staff with operational issues arising on firm and client matters

• Responding to reports of suspicious activity

• Deputising for the COLP during periods of absence

The Candidate

• Solicitors and legal executives with a minimum of 3 years’ PQE

• Experience in risk and compliance is essential, ideally gained within a top Legal 500 firm

• Knowledge of operational compliance activities associated with AML, GDPR, SRA, and COLP

• Knowledge of formal management systems would be advantageous, such as Lexcel and CQS

• IT proficient

• Highly organised with the ability to multi-task effectively

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

The Firm
Our client is a leading, top-tier firm based in a beautiful and historic Central London location, who offer a wide range of services to the highest level. Staffed by a team of experts within their chosen fields, they have developed a loyal and enviable client base within the UK and internationally. Their caring yet incisive approach to offering first-class legal advice has been recognised and rewarded by rankings within the Legal 200 and 500. Due to continuing success they are now seeking to welcome a risk and compliance lawyer to their team.

Lawyer – Risk and Compliance

For further details of this Risk and Compliance Lawyer vacancy, please contact Jonathan on 01954 201 204 quoting reference JB31139.

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Role: Lawyer - Risk and Compliance
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Location: London,

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