Are you an experienced risk and compliance professional looking to take the next step in your career? An international law firm is seeking a Risk and Compliance Manager for a broad role.
Assisting in the promotion and development of a risk management culture across the firm
Developing and promoting internal risk management policies and procedures
Monitoring and encouraging compliance with statutory and regulatory rules and best practice
Researching and providing guidance on the professional conduct and ethical obligations of lawyers
Working with fee-earners and business service departments to help them understand and mitigate risk
Assisting with the regular review and updating of the firm's policies and procedures, risk registers, breach registers, compliance plans, engagement letters and another documentation and records
Helping to design and deliver effective training and awareness programmes and materials for lawyers and other staff
Maintaining and updating the Risk Team's intranet pages
Providing guidance to partners and other fee-earners in response to risk queries in relation to engagement letters and other contractual documents, including the review of key client terms and proposed service level agreements
Researching legal and regulatory issues and producing related guidance, practice notes, templates and training materials
Keeping abreast of SRA rules and changing legal and regulatory requirements in all of the jurisdictions in which the firm operates, including restrictions on operating in overseas jurisdictions, compliance with relevant law society or local bar guidance on the ability or entitlement of lawyers to practise
Assisting in the design and implementation of systems to ensure key guidance and precedents are applied in practice
Attending regular meetings with risk lawyers and partners, business services heads and other staff to share knowledge and ideas concerning current regulatory and compliance issues or developments
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
The successful candidate is likely to be a qualified solicitor currently working in a responsible risk and compliance position at a similar international law firm. A strong academic background is required as well as proven prior experience in risk and compliance.
Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.