Our client are a well-respected and multi-service law firm are looking to recruit a Risk and Compliance Manager to join their team.
Working in close collaboration with the firms COLP And COFA you will assume full responsibility for the firm's Risk and Compliance Function and your role will include but not be exclusive to:
Serve as a central point of expertise on general compliance queries
Advise on AML regulations, conflicts of interest, GDPR, and other regulatory obligations.
Conduct external assessments (e.g, Lexcel) and manage file audits, addressing any issues that arise.
Handle the renewal of professional indemnity, buildings, and business continuity insurance.
Act as the initial point of contact for formal complaints and escalations.
Support the COLP in liaising with insurers, brokers, partners, and fee earners to bring professional negligence claims to a successful conclusion.
Assist with the renewal of practising certificates.
Maintain the firm's office manual, conducting annual reviews of policies and updating as required by changes in regulation, legislation, or firm practice.
Develop systems supporting the accounts reporting function to ensure compliance with the SRA Accounts Rules.
This is a really exciting opportunity to shape the firm's risk and compliance function and provides an excellent opportunity for autonomy and career development. With the support from the wider team and stakeholders, this is a perfect opportunity for a Head of Risk and Compliance to grow and develop the department as they see fit.
If you are a Compliance Manager, Head of Compliance, or Risk & Compliance solicitor with varied experience and excellent communication skills, I'd love to hear from you. To be considered for this role you will need to demonstrate a strong understanding of SRA standards and regulations, GDPR, best practices and AML Compliance.
If you are interested in discussing the role, please contact Laura Baron at BCL Legal for further details and a full job specification.
Please only apply for this opportunity if you have the requisite skills and experience.
BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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