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Compliance and Risk Solicitor

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Location:
Leeds and West Yorkshire
Salary:
£45,000.00 - 55,000.00
Sector:
In House
Posted:
Contract Type:
Permanent role
Reference Number:
JLAW/67418

Description

Risk & Compliance Solicitor

An excellent new opportunity has arisen with this ever popular Leeds commercial firm for a solicitor to take up a key role within the risk and compliance function of the firm, supporting the firm's Head of Operational Excellence.

More on the firm

- A stalwart of the Leeds legal community
- Full service commercial law firm based in the heart of the legal quarter in modern state-of-the-art offices
- Innovative and forward thinking whilst maintaining an open-door, collaborative, nurturing working environment
- A growing firm with an extremely low turnover of fee earning staff across all commercial areas

Details of the role

- A varied role, covering a mix of risk & compliance and operational excellence
- Working closely with the Head of Operational Excellence to ensure the firm's continued compliance with a broad range of regulatory obligations
- Compliance matters include data protection compliance, financial regulatory compliance, SRA compliance, money laundering etc
- Also focussing on the design and implementation of a range of operational improvement tools and helping to ensure higher engagement with these across the firm
- Working closely with external compliance consultants
- Engaging with emerging technological advances relevant to the role
- Working closely as the law firm as a business, part of the in-house function

Who are they looking for?

- A qualified solicitor with around 2-6 years' PQE
- A solid understanding of the regulatory challenges faced by law firms
- A solid understanding of the workings of a law firm as a business
- A sharp mind that can translate complex concepts into pragmatic recommendations
- An excellent communicator with strong clear influencing skills
- Ideally practical experience in risk and compliance issues but lawyers from other practice areas will certainly be considered if they can demonstrate a compelling interest in this area

What's on offer?

- A strong, highly competitive commercial salary & benefits package
- A really varied, engaging and challenging role where no two days are the same
- The opportunity to work closely with a real specialist in the field
- A great platform for those lawyers looking to move in-house

If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us.

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