RISK & COMPLIANCE ASSOCIATE 2-7YRS- LEADING UK FIRM

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Location
London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
16 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Mar 2018
Ref
26801
Contract/hours
Full time

This Leading UK firm are currently looking for a Risk & Compliance associate with 2-7PQE to join their team in London.

This role is to work within the Risk & Compliance team and assist in the provision of risk related advice, guidance on compliance and general support to the firm. The ideal candidate will have a good knowledge of and interest in data protection and compliance with GDPR.

They are looking for an experienced Risk and Compliance lawyer, ideally with expertise in data protection, conflicts analysis, conduct issues and general compliance advice (or any combination of these).

The Risk and Compliance team is a small one and so you will be exposed to the full variety of work which is undertaken by the team. This includes:
* Advising on a myriad of issues.
* Producing policies and guidance.
* Offering training.
* Dealing with complaints and conduct issues.
* Monitoring key risks.
* Maintaining reporting logs.
* Liaising with their international offices.
* Assisting with on-going Risk and Compliance projects, including those on GDPR, AML, sanctions etc.

You will have some specific areas of responsibility delegated to you. The role is likely to involve you in:

* Assisting with the firm's Risk & Compliance policies, advising when these fall due for review and proposing re-drafts.
* Assisting with on-going Risk and Compliance projects, including those on GDPR, AML, sanctions etc.
* Assisting in maintaining the firm's events log.
* Providing support to business services colleagues on risk related issues (e.g. pitch support).
* Liaising with their Hong Kong and Singapore offices to ensure a consistent approach is taken to risk management issues across the various jurisdictions.
* Updating their database of umbrella engagement letters and service level agreements for use by the firm's lawyers.
* Monitoring interim open matters with a view to ensuring that they become fully opened.
* Undertaking research as and when required.
* Assisting with on-going risk and compliance projects and training.
* Working and co-operation to give partners and lawyers the fullest possible support. There is scope in this role to be given a large degree of responsibility once you are ready.

For further information, please contact Rachael Fowler on 020 7187 7438. Alternatively, please email your CV to rachael.fowler@ssq.com.

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