Job Term:
Practice Management, Operations/Other
Salary Description:
Law Staff Legal Recruitment
Job Ref:

Well-established Legal 500 firm in Cardiff are seeking an experienced Compliance Officer.

The Firm

Our client is a well-established multi-office practice who provides a comprehensive range of legal services to clients across the UK. Recognising that employees are their greatest asset, they invest in training and development programmes and provide a working environment, which is both supportive and challenging. Blending traditional values of personal and cost-effective advice with a modern and fresh approach, they have achieved numerous accreditations and awards. Enjoying continual success and growth they are highly regarded within the legal market which is reflected in their inclusion within the Legal 500.

The Role

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Compliance Officer to join a well-regarded Legal 500 practice in Cardiff. With between 2 and 5 years’ PQE or relevant experience in a compliance role you will ensure that the firm is operating in a legal and ethical manner whilst also meeting their business objectives. You will be undertaking various duties including: developing and implementing an effective legal compliance program; ensuring maintenance of all records and registers; creating sound internal controls and monitoring adherence to them; responding to day to day queries; communication with the SRA as required; educating and training employees and collaborating with other departments to create a culture of compliance. In return the firm offers a competitive salary, a supportive work environment and a good work-life balance.

The Candidate

Applications are encouraged from qualified Compliance Officers with between two and five years’ PQE or have relevant experience in a compliance role. Candidates with significantly more experience from other fields would also be considered.

Must be able to demonstrate detailed knowledge and technical expertise in risk management and legal requirements and controls (e.g. Anti-Money Laundering, or AML).

It is important that the successful Compliance Officer has a drive to succeed and provide excellent client service.

Strong commercial awareness and professional ethics are required.


For further details of this Compliance Officer vacancy, please contact Sophie quoting reference SG02055001.


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