Risk and Compliance Lawyer

Recruiter
G2 Legal
Location
Birmingham
Salary
Competitive + Benefits
Posted
15 Jan 2019
Closes
12 Feb 2019
Ref
362476/1/RRA/3
Contact
Rhys Ravenscoft
Sector/Practice Area
Banking/Finance, Regulatory/Compliance
Contract/hours
Permanent
Risk and Compliance Lawyer
 
An interesting opportunity has arisen for a risk and compliance lawyer to join a top tier, nationally renowned law firm based in Birmingham city centre. 
 
In this risk and compliance solicitor position, you will work directly alongside the firms head of risk and compliance where you will identify and manage the firms regulatory compliance and professional risks. You will be expected to focus on evaluating the firms compliance with the SRA handbook and identify and analyse risks. Key duties in this role will include, but will not be limited to:
  • Acting as a first point of contact for all staff to seek clarification on compliance issues
  • Working directly with the head of risk and compliance to manage the firms risk and incident registers
  • Support the risk and compliance manager with the management of the firms quality accreditation's (Lexcel, ISO27001 and CQS)
  • Develop and support an effective compliance communication program 
  • Monitor and consider the impact of regulatory and legislative changes to identify gaps in the firms compliance knowledge
  • Being proactive in providing risk and compliance support to internal projects.
In order to be considered for this Risk and Compliance Lawyerr vacancy based in Birmingham, you must have previous experience working within a similar role within a law firm, have significant knowledge of the SRA handbook, proven ability to build confidence, respect and credibility with colleagues, have excellent attention to detail and strong analytical skills. 
 
If this risk and compliance solicitor role based in Birmingham sounds of interest to you, please click the apply now button.