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Risk and Compliance Lawyer

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Risk and Compliance Lawyer

This is a unique in-house opportunity within the risk and compliance and internal commercial contracts team of a leading national law firm. You will already have experience in a risk and compliance role, or be interested in taking a change of direction. Acting purely for the firm - no billing targets!

The Role:
* Serving as a confidential point of contact for all staff to seek clarification on issues of compliance
* Working with the Head of risk and compliance/Risk and Compliance manager to manage the firm's risk and incident registers and assisting the Head of risk and compliance/Risk and Compliance Manager in specific investigations as appropriate
* In conjunction with the Risk and Compliance Manager, prepare regular reports of all trends and issues and coordinating the file review process and key dates process
* Supporting the Risk and Compliance Manager in the review of the compliance policies and procedures and with the management of the firm's quality accreditations (Lexcel, ISO27001 and CQS), as well as developing and supporting an effective compliance communication program including promoting the use of the Risk & Compliance Microsite and raising awareness of emerging compliance issues and related policies and procedures
* Undertaking audits particularly to support our ISO27001 accreditation
* Monitoring and considering the impact of regulatory and legislative changes to identify gaps in the firm's compliance knowledge and being proactive to address those gaps
* Providing input into business and strategic decisions from a compliance perspective, including providing support for tender applications
* Being proactive in providing risk and compliance support to internal projects, such as the development of new IT systems, to ensure that our regulatory responsibilities are met

Candidate Requirements:
* Qualified solicitor, or a relevant legal qualification with experience of managing risk and compliance within a legal environment
* Working knowledge of the SRA handbook, regulatory standards and procedures is advantageous

What's on offer?

* £40,000 - £50,000
* Flexibility and agile working

For more information on this vacancy, please contact Emma Delli-Bovi at BCL Legal.

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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