Risk and compliance lawyer

England, Surrey, Guildford
£60000 - £80000 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
03 Jun 2024
01 Jul 2024
JN -062024-6441601
Nicole McGaffin
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Full Time

This role requires a professional risk and compliance lawyer who can handle legal matters with proficiency and precision within the legal industry. The suitable candidate should be capable of working collaboratively in the legal department and possess specific skills in risk management and compliance.

Client Details

This organisation is a large-scale, highly reputed law firm. Located in the heart of Guildford, the company is renowned for its high-quality services and professional work environment, serving a diverse range of clients.


  • Review and manage risk in relation to the company's legal activities.
  • Ensure compliance with professional standards and legal regulations.
  • Provide legal advice to different departments within the company.
  • Work closely with the fee-earners to resolve any issues related to risk and compliance.
  • Develop and implement risk management strategies.
  • Conduct regular audits to ensure company policies are adhered to.
  • Stay updated on changes in SRA regulations and standards.
  • Prepare and deliver reports on risk management and compliance activities.


A successful Risk and compliance lawyer should have:

  • A law degree from a recognised university.
  • Proven experience working in a similar role within the professional services industry.
  • Strong knowledge of legal compliance and risk management.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.

Job Offer

  • Opportunities for professional development and growth.
  • A positive and professional work environment.
  • Competitive holiday leave.
  • 2x days a week in office.

We encourage all prospective candidates who meet the above criteria and are interested in a rewarding career in the professional services industry to apply. This is an excellent opportunity to work in Guildford with a team of professionals committed to excellence.

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