Risk and Compliance Lawyer

City of London
Market related
13 Mar 2024
10 Apr 2024
Jack Waldron
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time

Risk and Compliance Lawyer

Stand-out US law firm is hiring a new Risk and Compliance Lawyer / Attorney to join their expanding General Counsel department. This role is offering a fantastic salary and the firm offer amazing benefits – including free breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffees – like being at a 5 star hotel!

Brand new role

Growing team

Highly generous and competitive salary

US law firm is growing their London based Risk and Compliance based team and are now hiring a new Risk and Compliance Lawyer / Attorney, this is a newly created role where you will act as a key advisor for the team and firm, looking for minimum 1 to 4 years legal experience in a fast paced environment.

Risk and Compliance Lawyer / Attorney Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Keeping abreast of relevant regulatory and compliance changes/developments and monitoring how this will affect firm policy;
  • Advising on policy changes that will need to take place in line with regulatory developments and changes in law as required and draft amendments to such policies;
  • Support with training for the firm and team;
  • Working closely with the firm's Director of European Risk and Compliance on risk and compliance projects;
  • Supervising junior members of the risk and compliance team and offering guidance as appropriate;
  • Working with key stakeholders and acting as a representative for the firm's compliance function at events;
  • Supporting the firm with general risk and compliance queries;
  • Liaising with the COLP as appropriate;
  • Assisting with data privacy and appropriate analysis as it relates to work of the OGC.

Risk and Compliance Lawyer / Attorney Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree required (2:1 or above preferred);
  • Must be qualified lawyer with 0-4 PQE;
  • Previous experience within a compliance team is desirable;
  • Fee earners with regulatory experience who are considering their first role within a Risk and Compliance team will also be welcomed;
  • A very high level of attention to detail;
  • Excellent analytical skills;

Please apply asap if you are looking to join one of the most prestigious US law firms in the world in a working environment second to none.

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