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Compliance Officer - Legal Practice

Employer
Clayton Legal
Location
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
Salary
£28000 - £42000 per annum
Closing date
10 May 2021
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Job Details

Compliance Advisor - Flexible Location - Salary Negotiable

My client is a large and well-known group that is a holding company of various legal practices regulated by the SRA. They are now looking to recruit an experienced Compliance Advisor to join their business. The successful candidate can be based out of any other firms' offices.

Purpose of the role:

  • Assist and supporting the team by undertaking a range of tasks which underpin the Group risk and compliance strategy.
  • Pro-actively raising the profile of risk and compliance and promoting a compliance culture.

Key Tasks

  • Assisting in developing implementing, maintaining, and enhancing applicable policies, procedures, and controls of the organisation.
  • Researching and advising on various compliance issues and responding to ad hoc queries from

the Group in relation to these areas.

  • Providing expert guidance on the application of applicable regulation and internal policies in

particular with respects to client and matter inception process, conflicts, and financial crime

compliance.

  • Assisting with claims and complaints management where required

Person specification

Candidates must be or have most (if not all) of the following:

  • Similar experience within a law firm.
  • An understanding of law firm operations and the compliance framework within which they operate.
  • The ability to work at a Group level and working alongside a diverse collection of brands.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to command respect quickly but avoiding confrontation.
  • The ability to build strong working relationships with key individuals.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • A positive, ambitious attitude.
  • A pragmatic problem solver.
  • Reliable, committed, loyal and hardworking.
  • IT literate and capable.
  • Excellent organisation skills and attention to detail

Additional notes or information

This role may require travel to various Group offices as required to fulfil the responsibilities. The duties and responsibilities in this job description are not exhaustive and are subject to change in accordance with the needs of the Group.

If this is a role that sounds of interest to you, please send your CV across to Simon at Clayton Legal on the link provided or alternatively call Clayton Legal to enquire about other opportunities. Please ensure before applying you have the prerequisite experience outlined above.

Clayton Legal recruits for law firms and In House departments across the UK. Our pedigree and service levels give those looking to move in the legal market, and law firms looking to recruit a refreshingly different recruitment experience. You will work with experienced professionals, dedicated to your success. Take a look at our web site www.clayton-legal.co.uk for our latest blogs and legal news and to keep up to date with current vacancies.

Company

The legal job market has changed significantly in the last two years. Social media and our connected world mean that both law firms and the legal talent they seek to attract, want and expect more. A positive customer experience in today’s legal recruitment landscape is critical.

Time pressed leaders and busy legal professional’s want the advice, support and exceptional service of specialist legal recruiters, and this is where Clayton Legal excel.
Clayton Legal have been recruiting on behalf of Law firms across the UK since 1999 placing upwards of 5000 Partners, Solicitors, Paralegals and support staff into exciting new careers.

Our 20-year record of success has enabled us to develop trusted relationships with many of the UKs law firms including; the Legal 500, Top 200 and smaller and independent regional law firms. We work in partnership with all our customers to deliver on both career expectations and business drivers.

We recruit at all levels within a law firm and in-house legal departments including; Partners, Solicitors, Paralegal, and Legal Support Staff and in house a range of Senior and more junior General Counsel roles.

Our regional teams ensure that firms are guaranteed local and regional focus whilst having access to a national talent pool of opportunities. Our teams are focused in:- 

  • The North West 
  • Yorkshire /Humberside and Scotland 
  • The West and East Midlands  
  • London and the Home Counties 
  • The South West 

We specialise in all areas of private client and commercial law from Partner level, Associate, Solicitor and Unqualified fee earners to Paralegal in addition to specialist skills within a Legal Practice including:

  • Property Law Residential, Commercial and Real Estate
  • Litigation, Civil and commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Company /Commercial
  • Employment Law
  • Personal Injury Including all areas of Negligence.
  • Private client including Family law, will trust, Probate
  • Compliance and Regulatory Law
  • Banking
  • Cost Lawyers
  • Practice Management /Legal Cashiers
  • Legal Secretarial
  • Marketing
  • Human resources
  • Legal IT

Our 20-year experience and record of success means we are able to give you access to the latest Legal vacancies within your specific sector and specialism we also give you access to:

  • Expert career advice guiding you through every step of the journey to secure your next career move including expert advice on salary, interview capability, offer management through our regular contact
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If you want to take your legal career to the next level partner with the team here at Clayton Legal, your trusted legal recruitment expert, with a 20-year success record in the legal recruitment market.

Alternatively, you can visit our website www.clayton-legal.co.uk or email us at enquiries@clayton-legal.co.uk

 

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