Risk and Best Practice Assistant

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Posted 30+ days ago
Contract Type:
£28,000 - 37,500
Area of Law:
Private Practice
Reference Number:
30+ days ago
Our client are a progressive and forward thinking Top 100 Law Firm, and due to continued success are now looking to expand their Risk and Compliance Team in Bath,with the addition of a Risk and Best Practice Assistant. The Risk and Best Practice team are responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the firms Risk and Compliance function and will provide expert assistance to all members of the team and wider stakeholders. Benefits As the newly appointed Risk and Best Practice Assistant you will benefit from: · A dynamic and inclusive culture · 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. The Role Working in close collaboration with the Head of Risk and Compliance, you will: · Act as first point of contact for queries in relation to the department's policies and procedures · Taking the decision to escalate complex matters where appropriate · Review and respond to first line GDPR data breaches · Liaise with various departments and staff across the firm · Review and respond to AML queries · Escalate complex queries to the AML Manager where appropriate · Provide an elevated level of top tier guidance on client on-boarding queries · Maintain and generate reports on the department's risk and compliance registers, · Assist with the identification of key policies, documents, or correspondence · Support the annual SRA Practising Certificate Renewals and assisting HR with provision of risk data · Manage the Risk and Best Practice team's diaries and ensure key dates and deadlines are recorded. About you · Previous experience within a legally regulated environment · Excellent organisation skills with the ability to prioritise effectively and meet strict deadlines · Some knowledge of risk and compliance matters relevant to a law firm, including, anti-money laundering and/or data protection · An effective communicator who can work well as part of a busy and successful team For a full job spec and further information on this Risk and Best Practice Assistant role in The South West, 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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