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Closing date:
25/09/2020

Term:
Permanent

Working hours:
Full-time

Department:

Business Services

Location:
Ipswich

The firm

Birketts is an ambitious full service, top 100 UK law firm, operating in East Anglia, London and the surrounding areas. With a rich heritage spanning over 150 years we’ve built an enviable track record advising businesses, institutions and individuals in the UK and internationally.

Throughout our history our ethos has remained simple: we provide clear legal advice and value and insight to our clients.

We believe that through this approach and a combination of technical excellence and high quality service we can develop long-lasting partnerships and become our clients' solicitor of choice.

Purpose of job

To effectively provide support to the Risk and Compliance Director to ensure that the firm's compliance and regulatory regime meets current requirements, conditions and client expectations.

Provide support to fee earners and secretaries in relation to risk and quality queries/processes.

Accountabilities

* Dealing with AML searches through an electronic provider

* Checking and logging of Money Laundering ID, referring to Risk & Compliance Officer where required.

* Chasing non-receipt of ID where required.

* Responding to general queries regarding the types of ID acceptable.

* Dealing with file transfers.

* Updating data on internal systems as required

* Issuing monthly print outs to fee earners.

* Undertaking tasks identified from print out reviews.

* Logging of internal audit file review reports and chasing corrective action.

* Make suggestions for improvement of effectiveness and efficiency.

* Generally support the department with ad hoc tasks.

* Responsible for ensuring own knowledge and training is kept up to date and requesting training when necessary.

* Assisting with Conveyancing Panel applications

* Basic risk queries

Qualifications/Experience

* Educated to GCSE or O level standard or equivalent

* Knowledge/experience of anti-money laundering desirable

Skills

* Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of software (including Outlook, Excel & Word)

* Excellent keyboard skills.

* Accuracy and attention to detail.

* Highly analytical.

* Self-motivated, ability to use initiative and provide pro-active support to fee earners.

* Strong written and oral communication skills. Ability to communicate with colleagues at all levels of seniority and liaise effectively with other internal departments and external contacts.

* Team player.

* Adaptable and flexible.

* Good organisational abilities.

* Confident with excellent communication skills.

Equal opportunities

We are committed to recruiting individuals on merits of suitability for each role, on the basis of qualifications and experience. All applications are treated fairly and equally regardless of sexual orientation, race, disability, religious beliefs and any other protected characteristic, ensuring that there are equal opportunities at all stages of the recruitment process.
Closing date:
25/09/2020

Term:
Permanent

Working hours:
Full-time

Department:

Business Services

Location:
Ipswich

The firm

Birketts is an ambitious full service, top 100 UK law firm, operating in East Anglia, London and the surrounding areas. With a rich heritage spanning over 150 years we’ve built an enviable track record advising businesses, institutions and individuals in the UK and internationally.

Throughout our history our ethos has remained simple: we provide clear legal advice and value and insight to our clients.

We believe that through this approach and a combination of technical excellence and high quality service we can develop long-lasting partnerships and become our clients' solicitor of choice.

Purpose of job

To effectively provide support to the Risk and Compliance Director to ensure that the firm's compliance and regulatory regime meets current requirements, conditions and client expectations.

Provide support to fee earners and secretaries in relation to risk and quality queries/processes.

Accountabilities

* Dealing with AML searches through an electronic provider

* Checking and logging of Money Laundering ID, referring to Risk & Compliance Officer where required.

* Chasing non-receipt of ID where required.

* Responding to general queries regarding the types of ID acceptable.

* Dealing with file transfers.

* Updating data on internal systems as required

* Issuing monthly print outs to fee earners.

* Undertaking tasks identified from print out reviews.

* Logging of internal audit file review reports and chasing corrective action.

* Make suggestions for improvement of effectiveness and efficiency.

* Generally support the department with ad hoc tasks.

* Responsible for ensuring own knowledge and training is kept up to date and requesting training when necessary.

* Assisting with Conveyancing Panel applications

* Basic risk queries

Qualifications/Experience

* Educated to GCSE or O level standard or equivalent

* Knowledge/experience of anti-money laundering desirable

Skills

* Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of software (including Outlook, Excel & Word)

* Excellent keyboard skills.

* Accuracy and attention to detail.

* Highly analytical.

* Self-motivated, ability to use initiative and provide pro-active support to fee earners.

* Strong written and oral communication skills. Ability to communicate with colleagues at all levels of seniority and liaise effectively with other internal departments and external contacts.

* Team player.

* Adaptable and flexible.

* Good organisational abilities.

* Confident with excellent communication skills.

Equal opportunities

We are committed to recruiting individuals on merits of suitability for each role, on the basis of qualifications and experience. All applications are treated fairly and equally regardless of sexual orientation, race, disability, religious beliefs and any other protected characteristic, ensuring that there are equal opportunities at all stages of the recruitment process.
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