Legal Compliance Paralegal

6 days left

Location
Manchester
Salary
Market Related
Posted
02 Jul 2024
Closes
30 Jul 2024
Ref
1536069-1-GC-27-GEM
Contact
Gemma Clarke
Job Title
Paralegal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Compliance Analyst to join a multi service Law firm based in the heart of Manchester city centre. You will be working as part of the wider Risk and Compliance team and with responsibility for a variety of tasks which support the firm’s risk management framework.

You will need to have a good understanding of Risk and Compliance, gained either through a similar role within a Law firm, or in a Paralegal role where you have been involved in KYC (Know Your Compliance) procedures.

The firm have a fantastic reputation within the Legal industry with a great staff retention and long-term progression available.

Duties Include: 

  • Complete procedural file reviews for all areas of the firm
  • Monitoring and actioning SmartSearch alerts and reporting back to Fee-Earners
  • Handling risk & compliance queries from staff which come through to the central mailbox or via telephone
  • Maintain the firm’s SRA records through mySRA, as well as practicing certificates for Solicitors and other Lawyers
  • Managing the new starter process for the team which involves collating regulatory questionnaires, liaising with other central teams, speaking with heads of departments regarding any file or Client transfers
  • Liaising with new starters to ensure their details are updated with the relevant regulatory board, and ensuring any relevant checks are carried out and training is completed
  • Delivering risk & compliance induction sessions for all new starters
  • Dealing with data protection for the firm, such as data breaches and subject access requests
  • Assisting in preparation for external assessments, such as Lexcel and CQS
  • Research regarding Legal and regulatory changes affecting the firm

The Firm & Benefits:

  • Award winning Law firm 
  • Excellent staff retention
  • Annual promotions process open to all staff
  • 25 days’ holiday plus office closure over Christmas and New Year
  • Company-wide sports teams and social events
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Gym membership
  • Season ticket loan
  • Free travel insurance

If you are looking to take the next step in your career and are interested in this Legal Compliance Paralegal role, apply online now or please contact Gemma Clarke at G2 Legal for immediate consideration today!

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