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Senior Risk and Compliance Solicitor

  • £65000 - £75000 per annum
  • Reading, Berkshire
  • Permanent

Legal 500 firm looking to appoint an experienced Risk, Quality & Compliance Solicitor to be based in their Reading office.

The firm:

Expertise is at the heart of this firm's approach to delivering legal services. Therefore, its lawyers are truly the lifeblood of the practice and are given the technology, investment and support they need to fully utilise their experience.

They've recruited some of the best lawyers from L500/Top 200 firms in London who want to work with high-net-worth clients and companies, but in a friendly regional firm. They've been able to attract this calibre of professionals because of the quality level of work they offer coupled with the collegiate environment they have created.

They have created a cohesive offering of excellent regional knowledge, sector experience and a solid network of professional contacts which sets them apart from the crowd.

The role:

You will be responsible for managing risk and compliance on a day-to-day basis across the firm and act as a key point of contact for all staff members and all legal and administrative functions.

The duties will include but not be limited to practicing certificate renewals, accreditation management, data protection, anti-money laundering, management of financial systems and IT security.

You will work closely with the firm's managers to maintain, improve and implement compliance procedures and provide training to create awareness and engagement across the board.

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.

·Understands requirements of SRA, FCA, GDRD, POCA and BSI/Lexcel
·Highly personable and proven ability to influence others in a positive way
·Excellent communication and client service skills

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, Quality & Compliance Solicitor to join a high-quality firm based in Reading.
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