Professional Ethics and Compliance Manager

London (Greater)
20 Mar 2017
02 Apr 2017
Full time
Contract type

Professional Ethics and Compliance Manager – Business Services Department, Ref: PE&CM/BS/FMS/MAR17


Leigh Day an award winning, specialist law firm is seeking to hire a Professional Ethics and Compliance Manager within its Business Services Department.

The successful candidate will assist the Managing Partner and Compliance Officer for Legal Practice (CoLP). S/he will be working closely with the Compliance Officer for Finance and Administration (CoFA), to ensure the Firm complies with professional ethics and compliance as required by the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority (SRA). S/he will implement and comply with the Firm’s risk assessment, risk review and file review systems and assist with monitoring, reviewing and managing risks. Responsibilities will include assisting with basic regulatory requirements, reviewing and reporting on changes to solicitors’ professional ethics and researching and providing feedback to staff on day-to-day compliance issues. S/he will act as secretary to the Compliance Committee and liaise with the Committee Chair, assist with the delivery of training, maintain accurate records and analyse data related to compliance.

The ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate a genuine interest in compliance and dealing with regulatory issues. S/he must have previous experience of working with Outcomes-focused Regulation (OFR) and Solicitor Account Rules SAR within a law firm and a demonstrable understanding of issues around legal compliance and professional ethics. It will ideally suit a candidate who has an excellent attention to detail and is able to demonstrate initiative, flexibility, ownership and responsibility.

To download the Job Description please visit our website.

Contract:              Permanent, full-time position

Closing date:      2 April 2017 (Sunday)**

Location:              London

Salary:                    Competitive

Start date:           ASAP

**Given the urgency we will be shortlisting on a rolling basis and aim to close the vacancy asap. If you are keen to apply, it is highly advisable that you send in your application as soon as possible.

To find out more about this opportunity and application details have a look at our website: to find out more about this opportunity.

To apply, please return the following documents to by 2 April 2017 (Sunday).**

  • A covering letter stating why you are interested in this role, how you match the person specifications, your current salary details and applicable notice period.
  • A copy of your up-to-date CV.
  • The completed application form and Equality and Diversity form (downloadable from our website).

Unfortunately failure to return all the above requested documents will result in your application not being considered.

Leigh Day is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. A copy of the Equality and Diversity Policy is available upon request.