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Risk & Compliance Lawyer

  • £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits
  • Bristol
  • Permanent

Risk & Compliance Lawyer l Top 100 Firm l Bristol

The firm:

This Top 100 firm differentiates itself from the market through its industry-led strategy of delivering legal services. Their lawyers use their deep understanding of the sectors they work in to improve client outcomes in a real and tangible way.

Key practice areas of strength include real estate, social housing, construction, sport, renewable energy, agriculture and private wealth services.

The firm receives consistent praise for its culture within, recognised by staff for the flexibility on offer which allows people to find their own harmonious balance between home life and work life.

There's continual dialogue from the top to bottom and vice versa through different channels like their social scene, staff surveys and training programs to make sure that new and improved processes can be implemented for people to benefit from.

The role:

Opportunity for a Risk & Compliance Lawyer looking to join a national law firm in their Bristol office.

In this role, you'll spearhead risk management and compliance efforts, serving as a pivotal liaison for all staff members and overseeing legal and administrative functions.

Your responsibilities will encompass a spectrum of tasks, including but not limited to managing practicing certificate renewals, overseeing accreditations, ensuring compliance with data protection and anti-money laundering regulations, and maintaining financial systems and IT security protocols.

Collaborating closely with the firm's management team, you'll play a crucial role in refining and implementing compliance procedures, while also delivering comprehensive training sessions to foster awareness and engagement throughout the firm.

It is essential that you have up to date knowledge of risk and compliance requirements and have a proven track record in a law firm or in-house legal team. The firm is open to hearing from those coming from a Professional Negligence or Litigation background with transferrable skills.

The ideal candidate:

  • Understands requirements of SRA, FCA, GDRD, POCA and BSI/Lexcel
  • Good working knowledge of the relevant laws, regulations and codes of conduct applicable to the operation of a law firm, including the SRA Handbook
  • Good commercial awareness with a focus on implementing risk and compliance controls within a business

What's on offer:

  • Competitive salary, personal bonuses and employee benefits
  • Quality level of work in a friendly, supportive and collegiate firm
  • Annual pay review, excellent infrastructure and investment

This is an excellent opportunity for a Risk & Compliance Lawyer to join a high-quality firm based in Bristol.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

Jasmine Cook Senior Recruitment Consultant- South-West

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