2-3 Day-A-Week Compliance Manager at top US Law Firm: to £100,000 pro-rata

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  • Salary : Up to £100,000 pro rata

A prestigious US Law Firm based in the heart of the city is looking to hire a new Compliance and Risk Manager to join the London office to work either 2 or 3 days, to provide a comprehensive risk management and compliance service.  Responsibilities will include proactively identifying legal and regulatory risk and compliance issues, recommending and implementing solutions to mitigate risk, and monitoring ongoing compliance, providing input into business and strategic decisions from a regulatory compliance perspective, advising on technical regulatory compliance issues, keeping abreast of changes in regulatory and compliance requirements and considering the impact of any such changes to the firm’s policy and procedures, maintaining the firm’s risk and incident registers, managing and handling regulatory complaints made about the firm or individual attorneys within the firm, conducting regular reviews of the firm’s regulatory compliance policies and procedures, managing and implementing appropriate training programmes for, and effective communication to, all personnel to ensure compliance with all relevant regulatory and legislative requirements, assisting in developing, initiating, maintaining and revising policies and procedures within the Compliance section of the intranet, being the main operational contact for all regulatory compliance matters specific to the London office, including first line support for issues concerning potential breaches of policy or suspicions of compliance risk, keeping updated with SRA changes and LLP requirements, working with other administrative managers to ensure appropriate policies and procedures are implemented, in conjunction with the COLP, liaising with the SRA on regulatory issues.  Candidates must be a qualified lawyer, have advanced technical knowledge of regulatory risk and compliance within a law firm, in particular AML Regulations, the Bribery Act 2010 and the SRA framework,  Candidates with previous US conflict rules would be desirable and candidates must have strong communication, written and planning skills.