Risk and Compliance Lawyer

Expiring today

England, London, City of London
£60000 - £80000 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
26 Jun 2024
24 Jul 2024
JN -082023-6161945
Nicole McGaffin
Job Title
Practice Area
PQE Level
Contract Type
Full Time

This position is for a diligent and detail-oriented Risk and Compliance Lawyer who will play a key role in maintaining the legal integrity of the law firm by ensuring all policies and procedures are compliant with applicable SRA laws and regulations.

Client Details

The company is a prominent player in the Professional Services industry. With a large and diverse team of experts, this London-based law firm is renowned for its comprehensive range of services and its commitment to ensuring its clients achieve their desired results.


  • Developing, initiating, maintaining, and revising policies and procedures for the general operation of the Compliance Programme and its related activities to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct.
  • Responding to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and standards of conduct by evaluating or recommending the initiation of investigative procedures.
  • Acting as an independent review and evaluation body to ensure that compliance issues/concerns within the organisation are being appropriately evaluated, investigated and resolved.
  • Providing reports on a regular basis, and as directed or requested, to keep the Corporate Compliance Committee of the Board and senior management informed of the operation and progress of compliance efforts.
  • Working with the Human Resources Department and others as appropriate to develop an effective compliance training programme, including appropriate introductory training for new employees as well as ongoing training for all employees and managers.
  • Monitoring the performance of the Compliance Programme and relating activities on a continuing basis, taking appropriate steps to improve its effectiveness.


A successful Risk and Compliance Lawyer should have:

  • Admission to the Roll of Solicitors in England and Wales
  • A law degree from a recognised university.
  • Proven experience in a similar role within the legal industry.
  • Strong knowledge of compliance and risk management practices.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and a keen eye for detail.

Job Offer

  • A permanent position in a reputable London-based firm.
  • A supportive and inclusive company culture that values employee development.

If you believe you have what it takes to excel in this role, we encourage you to apply today.

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