Senior compliance and risk counsel

7 days left

England, London
£100000 - £120000 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
21 Jun 2024
19 Jul 2024
JN -062024-6460419
Nicole McGaffin
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Practice Area
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Full Time

The Senior Compliance and Risk Counsel is a crucial role in a top-tier International law firm. The role ensures compliance with regulatory requirements and manages risk across the organisation.

Client Details

Our client is a prominent law firm with offices worldwide. With more than 500 employees, they serve a diverse range of clients from individuals to multinational corporations.


  • Ensuring the firm's compliance with all relevant regulatory bodies.
  • Provide leadership and training on complex conflicts issues.
  • Creating and implementing robust risk management strategies.
  • Advise on ethical conduct issues and provide support to the COLP.
  • Advise fee-earners on terms of engagement.
  • Review and negotiate contracts with the firm's own suppliers alongside the Procurement team.
  • Advising on risk and compliance matters across the firm.
  • Maintaining a thorough understanding of industry developments and changes in SRA legislation.
  • Working collaboratively with the legal team to manage risk.
  • Reviewing and updating the firm's compliance policies and procedures.
  • Proactively identifying areas of risk and implementing mitigating actions.


A successful Senior Compliance and Risk Counsel should have:

  • An educational background in Law.
  • Must be a qualified lawyer.
  • Proven experience in a similar role within the legal industry.
  • Strong knowledge of regulatory compliance and risk management.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills.
  • The ability to work autonomously and make informed decisions.
  • A solution-focused approach with excellent problem-solving skills.

Job Offer

  • Opportunity to work in a high-performing, professional team.
  • Excellent career progression opportunities.
  • A supportive and inclusive workplace culture.
  • Generous holiday entitlement.

We welcome all interested candidates who believe they fit the outlined criteria to apply for this exciting Senior Compliance and Risk Counsel opportunity in our professional services firm.

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