The Risk and Compliance Analyst role will focus primarily on advising on conflicts of interest and confidentiality and related projects and work closely with the Risk & Compliance Lawyers with responsibility for conflicts supervision, and the Conflicts Committee.
The role would involve:
legal analysis of potential conflicts / confidentiality issues and reviewing conflict check results (produced by the Firm's Business Acceptance Unit);
supporting and advising the Conflicts Committee in collating information from the business and making recommendations for the Committee's decision;
understanding and identifying wider commercial, risk and reputational issues at client acceptance / conflict checking skills
liaising with the Business Acceptance Unit to ensure appropriate protocols are put in place to manage our confidentiality obligations;
Inputting into policies and procedures for managing regulatory compliance and recommending and implementing improvements, as required.
Inputting into wide Risk and Compliance projects, as required
The successful candidate will have:
an excellent academic record (ideally a law degree / GDL and LPC or international equivalent) and ideally further legal training;
ideally 1-2 years' experience of client facing in work in a large law firm; and
current knowledge of conflicts and confidentiality requirements in the SRA Handbook and common law (although further training will be provided once in the role).