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5 months ago
Clayton Legal
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Leeds
Job type: Permanent
Job sector: Private Practice
Experience: PQE 3, PQE 4, PQE 5
Contact: Simon Scott
Sector: Compliance
Category: Solicitor Jobs

Compliance officer / Solicitor


Salary dependant on experience.

My client who is a well-respected and established law firm based in the heart of Leeds city centre, they have over 80 years of delivering Legal Services to the people of Yorkshire and beyond. They are seeking a Compliance Solicitor/Officer to join their central Leeds office.

The Role:

You would be Responsible for all aspects of compliance including but not limited to;

  • Lexcel Accreditation;
  • Implementation of all new legislation, regulation and guidance;
  • Drafting policies, procedures and plans as required;
  • Advising Website Manager on compliant website content;
  • Guiding Senior Management on all conduct and compliance issues;
  • Responsibility for Data Protection, Anti-Money Laundering, NCA reporting;
  • SRA and Law Society liaison;
  • Advising on Accounts Rules;
  • Risk Register;
  • Training on compliance issues;
  • Ensuring file audits and equality & diversity returns are implemented;
  • Responding to complaints including correspondence with the Legal Ombudsman.
  • Plus, all other aspects of compliance as required

The candidate

You will be working within a similar role and will have experience in People management, you will be main point of contact for all Partners and Senior Manager as well as external clients/organisations so excellent communication and organisational skills are essential as well as keeping up to date with relevant legislation and Code of Conduct. You will also be comfortable with developing policies and procedures as well as providing training on these.

The role is available both Full Time or Part Time and there is potential for Homeworking on completion of 6 months successful employment.

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.

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