Head Of Risk and Compliance

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Posted 30+ days ago
Contract Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£60,000 - 80,000
Area of Law:
Sector:
Private Practice
Reference Number:
LB/128958
Posted:
30+ days ago
Our client are a well-respected and multi-award winning law firm with an unrivalled reputation. Due to continued success they are now looking to recruit a Head of Risk and Compliance to join their team in Yorkshire. As the Head of Risk and Compliance you will assume full responsibility for the firm's Risk and Compliance Function. Working in close collaboration with the Managing Partner your role will include: Dealing with any complaints that escalate to either the SRA or Legal Ombudsman. Assisting in the development and monitoring of risk management plans. Monitoring compliance with the Solicitors Code of Conduct Rules. Offering advice and guidance on any issues of professional conduct, including conflicts of interests, ethics and the SRA Standards and Regulations. Revising internal policies and procedures following any mergers or acquisitions and providing training to junior members of the team. Producing management reports when needed. This is a really exciting opportunity to shape the firm's risk and compliance function and provides an excellent opportunity for autonomy and career development. With the support from the wider team and stakeholder, this is a perfect opportunity for a Head of Risk and Compliance to grow and develop the department as they see fit. Benefits Genuine work-life balance - practical arrangements, not lip-service Hybrid working Life Assurance Private Health Care Free onsite parking About you If you are a Compliance Manager, Head of Compliance, or Risk & Compliance solicitor with varied experience and excellent communication skills, I'd love to hear from you. To be considered for this role you will need to demonstrate a strong understanding of SRA standards and regulations, GDPR, best practices and AML Compliance. This role would be perfectly suited to someone with risk & compliance experience gained in regulated environment, preferably a Law firm or a solicitor looking to move away from a fee-earning role. If you are interested in discussing the role, please contact Laura Baron at BCL Legal for further details and a full job specification. Please only apply for this opportunity if you have the requisite skills and experience. BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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Laura Baron
Laura Baron

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Legal Risk and Compliance

laurabaron@bcllegal.com

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