Risk Lawyer

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Posted 26 days ago
Contract Type:
£60,000 - 65,000
Area of Law:
Private Practice
Reference Number:
LB/ 129525
2nd February 2024
Risk Lawyer £50,000- £65,000 Flexible Location BCL Legal are delighted to be working in collaboration with this Top 100 Law Firm in their search for a Risk Lawyer. Sitting within the firms wider Risk and Best Practice Team you will support the Senior Risk Lawyer in ensuring the firms Risk and Compliance Function, is efficient and robust, in addition to advising on risk and compliance matters. You will also take ownership, of complaints made against the firm, and assume full responsibility for a team of claims handlers. The role of Risk Lawyer, plays a crucial part of the firms wider Best Practice Team and with this in mind, our client is looking for an exceptional candidate. The Role Reporting into the Senior Risk Lawyer, you will join a small team of 5 that all share the same vision, which is to ensure that members of the wider team are all aware of the importance of Risk and Compliance and more importantly take accountability for their own Legal Risk and Compliance Responsibilities. As a seasoned Risk and Compliance Lawyer, you will manage the Firm's claims and complaints in an efficient manner, and consult with wide stakeholders. You will produce managerial reports and undertake regular reviews of complaints and claims management information. You will be passionate about forming successful working relationships with Key Stakeholders of the firm and be the escalation point for complex and often challenging compliance subject matter, including escalated money laundering and sanctions matters, bribery and corruption, FATCA and FCA regulation and how it applies to the firm. In addition you will design and execute the Firm's Learning and Development programme and identify any training needs required by the team. No two days are ever the same in this role, and it's important that you can hit the ground running from day one. You will have the proven ability to lead by example and assume full ownership of compliance and best practice projects to improve compliance across the business. If you are a qualified solicitor or legal executive with proven experience in Risk and Compliance, this could be the role for you. Benefits This is a full time permanent position based on a 37.5 hour week and as the newly appointed Risk and Best Practice Manager, you will benefit from: -A competitive starting salary -Comprehensive benefits package -An inclusive working environment -The opportunity to work within a technically excellent and forward thinking Risk & Compliance Team -A firm that is proud to work with charities and give back to its local community -The opportunity to work for a firm that is leading the way in becoming an Environmental and Socially responsible business. More about you Perhaps you are a Solicitor or Legal Executive with a proven background in Litigation looking to move away from a Fee Earning position and into an operational role, or an experienced Risk Lawyer looking for their next challenge. If you have experience working in a Legal Risk and Compliance role and have a strong working knowledge of the relevant laws regulations and codes of conduct then I would love to hear from you. Managerial/team leader experience in a similar role would be a distinct advantage. For a full job spec and further information on this Risk Lawyer role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. If this job isn't quite right, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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Laura Baron
Laura Baron

Legal Risk and Compliance


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