Posted 1 month ago

We’re looking to hire a dedicated compliance manager. This is a new role reporting to the COFA, COLP and MLRO and the individual will have a legal background and experience of managing compliance within a law firm. A detailed knowledge of the SRA Regulations, Money Laundering Regulations, Client Care and Data Protection within law firms is essential.

Candidates applying from financial services will not be considered.

The Role

  • Lead the risk and compliance function across the business providing input into business and strategic decisions from a compliance perspective
  • Acting as first point of escalation for queries and working closely with other business functions including accounts and business support teams
  • Provision of compliance guidance and support to firm’s team of lawyers
  • Monitoring and updating of current policies and procedures
  • Coordinating the file review process
  • Responsibility for regular compliance updates
  • Assistance with risk and compliance training including induction training for new staff
  • Deputising for COLP during holiday periods

Required Skills

  • Experience of managing risk and compliance processes within a law firm, including detailed knowledge of SRA requirements, anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing law and practice and GDPR compliance.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to work as part of team
  • Uses initiative and proactively looks at ways to deliver effectively and efficiently, adding value wherever possible
  • Sufficiently confident to use own judgement and exercise risk-based decisions on a daily basis
  • An ability to make difficult decisions and to act as an escalation point for other members of the team
  • Motivated and flexible in approach to work based on business and client demands
  • Well organised and able to multitask and prioritise work when busy and to work accurately whilst under pressure

Discreet and professional approach given confidentiality of information.

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