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About the role and team

An opportunity has arisen to join our Risk and Compliance team. The main duties and responsibilities of the role are:

* Be a key source of information, advice, guidance and training to help everyone in the firm work in compliance with policies and procedures developed from professional rules and statute (including Data Protection Act 218, Legal Ombudsman Scheme Rules, Money Laundering Regulations 217 and SRA Standards and Regulations).

* Monitor progress on achieving and maintaining compliance with the Lexcel standard, ensuring that the firm is in a state of readiness for annual reviews by the assessor.

* Lead the administration of core compliance functions and line manage the Risk and Compliance Coordinator.

* Support the firm’s Designated Complaints Handler with investigating coordinating and determining our response to escalated complaints.

* Administer SRA and professional negligence matters under the direction of the COLP or Head of Risk and Compliance including keeping accurate records as necessary.

* Monitor departmental risks and work with department managers and leaders to ensure that local risks are regularly reviewed and remedial actions monitored where applicable.

* Complete targeted audits and deliver feedback on specific areas of practice improvement and trends that may impact more widely on whole firm compliance.

About the candidate

Specific Skills and Knowledge

* A well-formed understanding of the Lexcel Standard and regulation in the legal sector including where this touches on financial services regulation.

* Capable of delivering clear, concise documentation and accessible training.

* Able to work confidently with lawyers, managers and staff to maintain and improve standards of performance.

* Excellent IT skills including the ability to confidently use the suite of Microsoft packages and a range of internet and network-based products.

* Able to research and paraphrase regulatory and statutory documentation.

* Strong administrative and organisational skills.

* Able to coordinate delivery of compliance activities by others.

* Capable of collating information from a variety of sources and constructing clear documents.

Personal Competences

* Professional outlook, highly organised, able to multitask and meet deadlines.

* Ability to manage others in a style that demonstrates the values and culture of the firm.

* Articulate and able to deliver clear, positive messages about complex subject matter.

* Resilience and determination to support risk and compliance processes.

* Detail orientated and able to take ownership of tasks.

* Capacity to interpret -*******
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About the role and team

An opportunity has arisen to join our Risk and Compliance team. The main duties and responsibilities of the role are:

* Be a key source of information, advice, guidance and training to help everyone in the firm work in compliance with policies and procedures developed from professional rules and statute (including Data Protection Act 218, Legal Ombudsman Scheme Rules, Money Laundering Regulations 217 and SRA Standards and Regulations).

* Monitor progress on achieving and maintaining compliance with the Lexcel standard, ensuring that the firm is in a state of readiness for annual reviews by the assessor.

* Lead the administration of core compliance functions and line manage the Risk and Compliance Coordinator.

* Support the firm’s Designated Complaints Handler with investigating coordinating and determining our response to escalated complaints.

* Administer SRA and professional negligence matters under the direction of the COLP or Head of Risk and Compliance including keeping accurate records as necessary.

* Monitor departmental risks and work with department managers and leaders to ensure that local risks are regularly reviewed and remedial actions monitored where applicable.

* Complete targeted audits and deliver feedback on specific areas of practice improvement and trends that may impact more widely on whole firm compliance.

About the candidate

Specific Skills and Knowledge

* A well-formed understanding of the Lexcel Standard and regulation in the legal sector including where this touches on financial services regulation.

* Capable of delivering clear, concise documentation and accessible training.

* Able to work confidently with lawyers, managers and staff to maintain and improve standards of performance.

* Excellent IT skills including the ability to confidently use the suite of Microsoft packages and a range of internet and network-based products.

* Able to research and paraphrase regulatory and statutory documentation.

* Strong administrative and organisational skills.

* Able to coordinate delivery of compliance activities by others.

* Capable of collating information from a variety of sources and constructing clear documents.

Personal Competences

* Professional outlook, highly organised, able to multitask and meet deadlines.

* Ability to manage others in a style that demonstrates the values and culture of the firm.

* Articulate and able to deliver clear, positive messages about complex subject matter.

* Resilience and determination to support risk and compliance processes.

* Detail orientated and able to take ownership of tasks.

* Capacity to interpret -*******
-*******
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