Risk Management Legal Counsel

Recruiter
Sue Ross Legal
Location
Sheffield
Posted
27 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sue Ross Legal are recruiting for a qualified Lawyer with experience of conflicts and risk management on behalf of our client, a leading, international firm of Solicitors. The main remit of the role will be; - Supporting compliance within the company ensuring adherence to client engagement and client intake related rules, regulations and internal company policies and procedures - Working on tasks and projects relating to client intake or risk management related compliance - Advising and providing guidance to lawyers within the firm helping them to identify and resolve conflicts of interest and related confidentiality issues - Working with UK and US based conflicts to facilitate the resolution of US conflict issues - Providing advice on information barriers - Preparing briefing papers in relation to the escalation of conflicts of interest - Dealing with queries relating to conflicts, client engagement and client intake policies and procedures - Ensuring the effective communication in relation to the implementation of Risk Management policies and procedures - Identifying training requirements within the company in relation to conflicts, risk management and compliance - Producing and analysing reports and briefing papers - Assisting with quality assurance and audit programmes - Drafting and developing project plans - Conducting research - Preparing technical bulletins and updates For this role as well as being a qualified Lawyer you should also have previous experience in conflicts management and resolution in a large commercial law firm. It is essential that you have a thorough understanding of legal and ethical frameworks, including professional rules, relating to conflicts issues. Experience in reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts would be a distinct advantage. For more information about the above vacancy or for a confidential chat about our other vacancies throughout Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, the North West and the North East, please send your details to us and one of our dedicated legal consultants will contact you. Unfortunately due to the number of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback to all applicants. Please assume that if you do not hear from us within 72 hours that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. May we take this opportunity to thank you for expressing an interest in one of our roles and wish you the very best in your search for employment.
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