Head of Conflicts

  • Job Reference: 74320
  • Date Posted: 1 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Lipson Lloyd-Jones
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: £Market
  • Sector: Compliance, Conflicts, Private Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Marian Lloyd-Jones
  • Email: marian@ll-j.com
  • Telephone: 020 7600 1690

Job Description


A sector focused global law firm.


A Head of Conflicts Lawyer is sought to report to the Risk and Compliance Partner and is responsible for driving forwards a large-scale project to implement significant improvements to the firm's internal conflicts processes and procedures.

As part of this, the successful candidate will be required to conduct a gap analysis and to train and build up a team of conflicts analysts. This role is crucial in ensuring the firm's compliance with professional standards and regulatory requirements.

Key Responsibilities will include:

Project Management: Lead on, and successfully deliver, a large-scale project to implement improvements to the firm's internal conflicts processes and procedures.
* Conflict Resolution: Identify and resolve potential conflicts of interest and confidentiality issues arising from client matters, lateral hires, and mergers. Draft waivers and consent language required in the resolution of conflicts of interest and confidentiality issues. Update the conflicts and confidentiality provisions in the firm's Terms of Business, as may be necessary from time to time. Lead on internal investigations and other queries which involve conflict of interest or confidentiality issues.
* Policy Development: Draft and update the firm's internal conflicts of interest policies and procedures.
* Training: Provide training to partners and staff, globally, on conflicts of interest and confidentiality.
* Reporting: Regularly report to the firm's management, Conflicts Committee, and partners on conflicts related issues.
* Team Building: Build and lead a team of analysts to support the firm's conflict resolution and risk management efforts. Line management and supervision of those currently running conflict checks.


A lawyer with preferably 10 years of experience as a Conflicts Lawyer in an international firm.

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.