Risk & Compliance Lawyer - Non Fee Earning

Recruiter
Origin Legal
Location
Surrey
Salary
From £65000 + Full Benefits & Hybrid working
Posted
14 Jun 2024
Closes
12 Jul 2024
Ref
TL/JRW9006
Job Title
Lawyer
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Risk & Compliance Solicitor – Non fee earning (Flexible hours if required)

Join a dynamic team in a pivotal role, providing comprehensive support to the Head of Risk and Compliance within a leading organization. Your primary objective will be ensuring adherence to legal and regulatory standards while fostering a culture of compliance throughout the firm. From addressing inquiries to developing policies, your contributions will shape the firm's risk management landscape.

Responsibilities include:

Offering guidance on diverse legal, regulatory, and compliance matters such as anti-money laundering and data protection. Serving as a point of escalation for complex issues, collaborating with team members and stakeholders. Facilitating data protection compliance through policy development and training initiatives. Assisting in supplier onboarding and contract reviews, ensuring due diligence. Advising on client engagement processes and policies. Collaborating with legal teams to identify and mitigate risk across practice areas. Enhancing the firm's audit program and implementing corrective measures as needed. Drafting and updating policies, while spearheading internal training programs. Contributing to firm-wide projects requiring risk and compliance expertise. Providing regular reports to senior management on pertinent issues. Keeping abreast of legal and regulatory developments, disseminating updates accordingly.  

Qualifications:

 A qualified lawyer with a minimum of 3 year’s experience in risk and compliance or private practice. Familiarity with legal, regulatory, and professional standards relevant to law firms. Proficiency in data protection and contract law. Previous experience in developing and implementing best practices preferred. Attributes:

  • Strong analytical and drafting abilities. Meticulous attention to detail and professional standards. Solution-oriented mindset with a collaborative approach. Ability to cultivate relationships and engage with stakeholders at all levels. Clear and approachable communication style. Responsive and adept at meeting deadlines. Effective time management skills, adaptable to changing priorities. Commitment to supporting and fostering team development.  

Origin Legal is handling a number of Compliance Solicitor vacancies throughout the South of England. If you are a Solicitor looking to consider your options, please get in touch for a confidential discussion.

Origin Legal follows strict best-practice recruitment guidelines monitored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However, we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who can demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

 

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