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- Risk and Compliance Lawyer | Fixed Term Contract
Our client a Global Law firm, ranked within the top 10 are currently looking to recruit a Risk & Compliance Lawyer - for a Fixed Term 12 Month Contract, to be undertaken in their modern plan offices in Newcastle. The team currently comprises of circa60 staff, but with firm intentions to grow significantly within the next 5 years.
This is a rare and unique opportunity to join this multi award winning firm as a Risk and Compliance Lawyer. Working for a global law firm, you will be based out of the Newcastle office, working in close collaboration with one of our clients London based Senior Risk & Compliance Lawyers.
You will be an integral part of the firms Risk and Compliance team, and despite being based in Newcastle, you will very much be involved in day to day business of the team, involved in weekly meetings via telephone and video conference.
- Full supervision and support is available from the teams Risk and Compliance Lawyers with regular meetings both in person and over the phone/conference
-Your caseload will be very varied and often complex and although mainly internally based there is the possibility of being involved with client facing work. Some international travel may also be required.
-A challenging, yet exciting role awaits you, from Advising partners, fee earners and the Risk & Compliance Team on potential conflicts of interests, confidentiality and disclosure issues to working in close collaboration with the firms international Compliance Teams including Australia, Canada, USA and South Africa on potential conflicts.
- You will be a qualified Solicitor with a minimum of 2 years' experience of working as a fee-earner in a commercial law firm or in the regulatory area in a similar international legal practice.
-Be highly intelligent and have excellent commercial judgement.
-Display an analytical approach to work with strong communication skills and experience of operating in a multi-cultural environment.
-Have sufficient influencing skills to work successfully & confidently at all levels including with senior management and partners.
-Ideally you will have come from a large national or international law firm given the nature of the work involved
- Agile working including options to work from home
- Market leading salary and benefits package
- Good holiday entitlement
- Pension scheme and healthcare benefits
- Childcare voucher scheme
For a full job spec and further information on this Risk and Compliance Lawyer role in Newcastle, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us. If this job isn't quite right, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.
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