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Risk and Compliance Solicitor

£55000 - £75000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Bristol Bristol

Join the leading legal team in Bristol as a Risk and Compliance expert, to influence and receive recognition for continued improvement and excellence across all sectors.

Establishing yourself as an exemplar figure, whilst being positioned for leadership within a Top 100 "Regional Heavyweight", reward and progression will come hand in hand with your expanding expertise.

The Firm

Very much to go-to in the numerous verticals of which they lead by example, the UK-wide Top 100 firm provided unbridled service to both businesses and individuals, via their network of 7 regional offices and 250 talented lawyers.

The service provided by the firm is recognised and awarded by Chambers UK, The Legal 500 and The Sunday Times in response to their prestigious practice.

Committed to the development and long-term support of all staff, with the firm's mission being that people should ultimately enjoy their work, whilst being platformed to develop professionally in sync with personal goals.

Personal reward and the wider team's success are intertwined, with a substantial and regular bonus being paid based on individual performance.

This emphasis of "people-first" is where the firm takes pride in being different, leading to fruitful client relationships, continued business growth, excellence in service and longstanding teams of some of the highest regarded lawyers in the UK.

The firm looking inwards in terms of offering progression and leadership positions as is apparent in the numerous home-grown Partners and leaders within the business.

Fee Earners work in a collaborative, forward-thinking team that utilises Paralegal support and the foremost in technology to emphasise excellence. The firm's culture appreciates the need in having room to breathe, whilst also ensuring those with more senior and varied expertise are on hand.

You will become a pivotal member of the team from day one, ensuring day-to-day practice brings your long-term goals to fruition and tune with the firm's focus on personal wellbeing and choice, you have the option to work from home if preferred.

The Role

Risk and Regulatory Solicitor to join Top 100 firm in Bristol, supporting Legal 500 teams in ongoing regulatory and compliance obligations

Joining a thriving Risk and Regulatory team, you will be granted a trusted and vital role within the business, having the remit to manage your caseload and advise colleagues regarding ongoing regulatory and legal obligations.

The Risk and Regulatory team holds a pivotal position within the firm and offers guidance to several leading Legal 500 Recommended lawyers, influencing best practice and continuous improvement across all firm levels nationally.

Your role will be varied and multifaceted, with your actions and guidance being administered throughout the business.

You will manage conflict escalations and queries from the Client and Matter Inception team and take ownership of Anti Money Laundering (AML) compliance to analyse and report on activity, whilst managing Practice Certificate renewals and practice accreditations as Lexcel.

Working in synergy with the Head of Risk and Compliance, you will be responsible for bespoke projects and endeavours internally and leave your mark on the firm's overall direction.

The progression opportunities are ample, based on this being an area of continued focus for the firm coupled with a decade of ongoing business growth.

Owing to the nature of the role and your guru-like position, you will be visiting other offices on occasion to offer appropriate guidance.

The Requirements

  • 3 years PQE, expertise within a Risk and Compliance
  • Abreast knowledge of changes and developments in relevant regulations and accreditation processes.
  • Identifying improvements in our auditing processes and advising accordingly
  • Interpersonal skills, owing to liaising internally with Partners and the Leadership Team.

Salary and Benefits

Benefits include but are not limited to;

  • Competitive salary
  • Up to 29 days annual leave plus bank holidays and Xmas
  • Performance related bonus
  • Income Protection
  • Private Health Insurance

This role is the leading opportunity for an ambitious, driven, and career motivated Risk and Compliance Solicitor in Bristol.

If you wish to discuss the role in confidence further, whilst also discussing the broader market if considering a move now or in the future, please call Carl on 0117 422 0318