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Legal Risk and Compliance Manager
West Kent

 

This high-performing and hard-hitting law firm have multiple offices across the South East, including their beautiful head-office in a great West Kent location. With many Legal 500 listings over the firm’s offices, it is easy to see how successful and monumental this legal firm is in the UK. This firm have also been recognised in The Lawyer 200 and by Chambers and Partners. This impressive firm works alongside extremely high-net-worth private and commercial clients, all while maintaining a strong emphasis on work/life balance and flexibility for their staff.

 

This firm are currently seeking a Risk and Compliance Manager to join their team in their head office. This individual will be responsible for overlooking the Risk and Compliance team through liaising with the COO and two compliance officers, as well as other staff such as partners, solicitors, and support staff within the firm. The central duties of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining and monitoring all firm compliance, this will include dealing with:
    - Anti-Money Laundering Regulations
    - SRA Code of Conduct
    - Criminal Finances
    - Bribery Act
    - Data Protection Act
    - Confidentiality agreements
  • Drafting of Suspicious Activity Reports
  • Overseeing day-to-day on-goings within the team, conflict checking processes, firms’ accreditations, analysation of any conflicts of interest

 

Excellent knowledge of AML regulations, SRA codes and Data Protection Legislation is essential for this position. No qualifications are necessary if the applicant has gained extensive experience, although a degree or equivalent qualification is preferred.

 

Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 (dependant on experience)

To learn more about this role, please apply or contact Sarah directly on sarah.smith@bluepelican.com

How to apply

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Sarah Smith

Email: sarah.smith@bluepelican.com