Risk and Compliance Lawyer - London - £50,000-£90,000

Career Legal Ltd
London (Greater)
06 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Do you want to join one of the leading law firms in the City? Are you a qualified lawyer with experience of working in a commercial law environment?

A leading City and globally prestigious law firm is looking for a Risk & Compliance Lawyer to join its compliance function.

The Role
Key Responsibilities:

• Identify potential conflict and confidential information issues arising from potential and existing matters and analyse appropriately.
• Assist with the implementation of solutions to resolve conflicts and confidentiality issues.
• Assist with the development, administration, monitoring and maintenance of policies and procedures and ensure conflicts, risk and related issues are dealt with consistently across the firm.
• Answer all queries relating to the interpretation of relevant legislation, regulation and firm policies pertaining to conflicts of interest, regulatory compliance and AML.
• Undertake due diligence and a full risk assessment on new clients.
• Deliver training on risk issues to the firm and be an ambassador for the team within the wider firm.

Candidate Requirements
Candidates must have experience in a highly regarded commercial law firm or significant conflicts experience obtained in a risk and compliance department of a reputable international law firm.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate the following key skills and attributes:
• Be a qualified lawyer, either UK or overseas
• A comprehensive knowledge of applicable ethical rules and guidelines and related compliance issues applicable to international law firms.
• Proven ability to solve problems in a methodical and practical way.
• The ability to gather and analyse information and to use the results of that analysis to make effective decisions and find innovative solutions to problems.
• Ability to communicate persuasively and clearly with all members of the Firm, both orally and in writing.
• Attention to detail.
• Responsive to the demands of lawyers and have the ability to work under pressure and on your own initiative.
• The ability to plan and organise effectively in order to meet business priorities.
• A quick learner able to adapt to new processes and technology.
• The ability to form working relationships with others
• Ability to promote the value of a compliance culture.

Apply today for immediate consideration!

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/80843465

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