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- Compliance Officer
12th February 2024
Salary negotiable + Benefits
BCL Legal are delighted to be working exclusively with this innovative and forward National Law Firm in Manchester with the search of a Compliance Officer. Our client's Risk and Regulatory team plays a fundamental part in the firm's operational activity and due to its continued success are now looking to for an additional Compliance Officer. With significant changes affecting the legal profession, this firm is paving the way for innovative compliance and risk management practices and procedures, with one of the most innovative and technically excellent teams in the North. They recruit people who can think independently, engage with colleagues at all levels and help to further integrate risk management processes into the culture of the firm.
As the newly appointed Compliance Officer, you will benefit from:
-A competitive starting salary plus comprehensive benefits package.
-The opportunity to work with and be a part of a technically excellent Risk and Compliance team.
-The chance to work for one of the Times Top 100 Law Firms that puts employee welfare at the forefront of everything.
Reporting into the Head of Risk and Compliance you will be joining a close-knit team of Compliance Analysts and your role will include supporting the legal and business services departments.
You will liaise with external providers and stakeholders of the firm ensuring that compliance is maintained at all times placing specific emphasis on the SRA, ICO and Lexcel standards.
You will work in close collaboration with the Compliance Committee, Compliance Officer for Legal Practice and Compliance Officer for Finance and Administration on all aspects of Anti Money Laundering and Due Diligence in addition to advising on and dealing with client and third party complaints. You will also provide advice on adhering with the Solicitors Code of Conduct.
To be considered for this role, you will need significant experience of working in a legally regulated environment, e.g. a law firm and have previous experience working in a Risk and Compliance Position. It's essential that you have excellent written & verbal communication skills, excellent IT skills, strong commercial awareness, attention to detail and a knowledge of both Data Protection law and Financial Conduct Authority legislation. In addition, you will be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of AML and be an effective trouble-shooter.
If you are interested in discussing this Compliance Officer Role further, please contact Laura Baron at BCL Legal for further details and a full job specification.
BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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