Compliance Officer / COLP Solicitor

Klein Hamilton Legal & Finance Recruitment
£50000 - £55000 per annum
Closing date
9 Nov 2020

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Practice area
Risk and compliance
3 years
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Compliance Officer, COLP Solicitor, Legal Compliance, SRA, Compliance, Regulatory, Permanent, Macclesfield

Compliance Officer / COLP Solicitor is required by a modern, Specialist Law Firm based in Macclesfield.

The COLP position is to provide the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure that the company has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people systems in place to effectively grow the organisation and to ensure financial strength and operating efficiency.

The ideal COLP Solicitor needs to ensure that systems and controls are in place to enable the firm, its managers and employees to comply with their obligations under:
  • Any terms and conditions under which the firm is authorised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) to provide legal services
  • The prevailing SRA Handbook, apart from the SRA Accounts Rules 2011 or 2018 (SRA AR 2011)
  • Any other relevant legislation, regulations and rules that apply to the firm, its managers, interest holders or employees

Required Experiences:
  • 3 years’ PQE
  • Experience of working as either a COLP or in a Legal Compliance function.
  • Excellent understanding of the SRA Handbook.
  • Leadership & Stakeholder Management
  • To drive and motivate results
  • Establish a positive working environment
  • Establish strategy and profitability
  • Contract Management and Budgeting
  • Market and Customer knowledge
  • Proven legal experience as a qualified Solicitor with minimum 3yrs PQE.
  • Experience of working either as a COLP or in a legal compliance function
  • Excellent understanding of SRA handbook
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities (Essential)
  • Able to operate independently in a fast-paced environment (Essential)
  • Meticulous attention to detail (Essential)
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines (Essential)

Vacancy Information:
  • Location: Macclesfield
  • Salary range (DOE): £50,000 to £55,000
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Experience: 3 years PQE
  • Job Section: Private Practice
  • Working Hours: Monday – Friday (full-time)
  • Reference: AS1515
  • Contact: Andy Shah
About Klein Hamilton Recruitment

Klein Hamilton are Legal & IT Securities specialist Recruiters, working with magic circle, silver circle, blue chip, fintech and dynamic SME businesses, who trust us in finding them the best talent. You can apply for our vacancies in confidence.  We are a regulated employment agency and will discuss this vacancy with you and gain your permission prior to submission of application directly to the decision maker.


Apply today to be considered for this opportunity. Should your application match the requirements, one of our consultants will be in touch to discuss the vacancy in detail prior to sending your CV to the client.

Also, refer a friend or colleague to us and receive up to £1,000 should we successfully assist them in securing a new job!

Compliance Officer, COLP Solicitor, Legal Compliance, SRA, Compliance, Regulatory, Permanent, Macclesfield

Klein Hamilton Legal & Finance Recruitment are a Specialist Legal & Finance Recruitment Consultancy working with Magic Circle, Silver Circle, Legal 500 and Dynamic SME law firms with a pedigree in strategically providing the right match for both Candidate and Client.  We are Accredited by the British Institute of Recruiters ensuring we promote an ethical recruitment experience.

Our stats speak for themselves:  Candidate Satisfaction Average (9.5/10), CV to interview ratio (2:1), Client Satisfaction Average (9.1/10), Placement ratio (3:1)

Our sole focus is towards Legal based opportunities countrywide, resulting in providing you with sound strategic advice based on current market movement within all legal disciplines, considering company cultures and individual career goals. Call one of our accredited Consultants now for a confidential conversation regarding your next career move.

Contact Us
  • 24 Queens Court
  • Queens Street
  • Manchester
  • M2 5HX
  • GB
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