Risk & Compliance Officer

England, Surrey / London, England / Guildford, Surrey, England
£45000.00 - £54000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
14 Aug 2019
11 Sep 2019
Joe Bryant
Sector/Practice Area
Banking/Finance, Regulatory/Compliance
Vacancy Type
Full time

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Risk & Compliance Officer to join one of regions heaviest hitting practices based in Guildford, Surrey.

The firm

This firm are well known for the level of time / investment they put into their staff. They are one of the largest team of lawyers in the South and specialise in over 20 different practice areas giving them a breadth of knowledge over the legal services sector. The firm boasts many Chambers / Legal 500 ranked departments putting the quality of work they deal with above the curve in respect of their local and national competitors.

They have a particular reputation for their corporate and commercial, private wealth, real estate, dispute resolution, IP and employment work. Within this, they have built a strong track record in the financial services, media, arts and leisure industries. This firm is not scared of taking every step they can to modernise the practice and they now find themselves working on the most up-to-date sectors including Fintech, Blockchain, cryptocurrency, and emerging technologies.

This firm have struck a fantastic chord in maintaining city levels of work however offering the benefits of a regional work - life balance.

The role

In this position, you will be working within a well-respected team and you will be working alongside and supporting the head of Risk & Compliance / Managing Partner of the practice. You will be ensuring the practice aligns with the highest level of level compliance practice area wide.

Duties will include providing legal, regulatory and compliance advice, undertaking AML conflict clearances, advising on Data Protection matters and preparing reports to senior management just to name a few. you will be working within a cohesive team who encourage collaboration when required but look for the ability to act autonomously when required.


  • You will ideally have 2-4 years' experience working in the compliance sector
  • You will be either from an in-house, or private practice background.
  • You will have experience of developing and implementing compliance standards and procedures

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Risk and Compliance officer to join a growing, although already experienced team based in Guildford, Surrey.

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