Senior Risk and Compliance Officer

Job Term:
South East
Legal Risk and compliance
Salary Description:
£40000 - £60000 per annum
Law Staff Legal Recruitment
Job Ref:

Talented Senior Risk and Compliance Officer sought for leading firm in Hertfordshire.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an award-winning, client-orientated law practice. The successful candidate will be monitoring all compliance requirements and will ideally have experience of conducting Lexcel audits.


- Assisting in the regular reporting of risk and compliance issues and maintenance of registers
- Monitoring all compliance requirements
- Providing risk and compliance training firm-wide
- Leading the Lexcel accreditation process and risk and compliance audits
- Providing backup when required with the annual renewal of the firm’s professional indemnity and associated insurance programmes
- Drafting, developing, implementing and monitoring firm-wide standard forms, policies, procedures and practical guidance
- Providing support in handling complex complaints from clients and PII claim/circumstance notifications
- Support conflict checking and anti-money laundering (AML) and client due diligence matters (CDD)
- Aiding and providing guidance to the COLP and COFA in connection with the firm’s management of overall risk

The Candidate

- Applications are welcomed from candidates with a minimum of two years’ risk and compliance experience gained within a legal services environment
- Knowledge of conducting Lexcel audits would be beneficial
- Have a detailed understanding of the SRA handbook
- Ability to multi-task effectively and prioritise workloads
- Experience of handling complex complaints

The Firm

Our client is a highly successful firm with an excellent reputation across the county, UK and internationally. Their success in recent years has heightened their status in the market and has secured a top tier standing within the Legal 500 for some of their prestigious departments. They are staffed by a team of specialist lawyers and support staff who are dedicated to providing excellent services to a diverse clientele.


- Competitive salary
- Genuine long-term career progression opportunities
- Career development, training and mentoring

Senior Risk and Compliance Officer

For further details of this Senior Risk and Compliance Officer vacancy, please contact Chris quoting reference CE04069361.


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