Head of Risk - Legal Counsel

  • Job Reference: 71347L
  • Date Posted: 13 October 2020
  • Recruiter: Lipson Lloyd-Jones
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: bens
  • Sector: Commercial, Financial Services, Regulatory
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Lucy Boyd
  • Email: lucy@ll-j.com
  • Telephone: 020 7600 1690

Job Description


An international Law firm seeks to appoint an interim Head of Risk for a period of 12 months


The post holder will be expected to take responsibility for the design, development and delivery of risk management strategy and compliance planning on an international basis within the firm.

The role will cover both regulatory and legal matters advising on governance, conducting compliance reviews and investigations, designing and managing risk management procedures.

You will also have the opportunity to handle commercial matters; reviewing and managing all contracts, engagement letters and procurement terms. Other work will include overseeing internal legal matters; litigation/claims, employment issues, Brexit planning, GDPR, regulatory, financial service regulation and AML


The successful candidate will be a qualified Solicitor c 7 + PQE with a background from an international law firm and a sound understanding of the SRA/ABA Rules

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