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Risk and Compliance Solicitor -

Martin Pooley Associates
Closing date
31 Jan 2022

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Full Time
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Risk and Compliance Solicitor - full time

Experience: A minimum of 5 years PQE

Salary: Competitive and according to experience

The role

The appointed person will:

• Preferably have experience of fee earning legal work;

• Preferably be qualified with at least 5 years PQE ;

• Work independently but also with other members in the team;

• Be experienced in the following areas of legal compliance work:

• SRA Standards and Regulations, the SRA Code of Conduct in particular;

• Money Laundering Regulations, Proceeds of Crime Act and AML compliance generally;

• Data Protection;

• Risk management generally.

• Be prepared where necessary to draft and implement policies and procedures;

• Be expected to assist the Risk & Compliance Manager with:

• updating policies and procedures, terms of business, engagement letters etc.;

• maintaining the firm's central registers;

• preparing and delivering risk and compliance training;

• day to day queries on conflicts of interest/confidentiality, professional; ethics/conduct and risk management generally;

• source of funds/wealth checks.

Essential skills:

The appointed person will:

• Demonstrate technical proficiency in all aspects of the law and regulations involved in the above work.

• Be confident in their analysis of, application and approach to the law and regulations;

• Possess a practical, problem solving attitude;

• Have a solution based focus;

• Possess good drafting skills;

• Demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively;

• Be confident enough to work independently;

• Have proven ability to work to deadlines;

• Have excellent, verbal and written communication skills;

• Demonstrate good IT skills, preferably with experience in case management systems.

Salary and benefits:

The position is offered on a full-time basis. There will be the following benefits:

• Salary according to experience but will be competitive.

• 25 days annual leave plus normal Bank Holidays.

• Pension scheme.
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