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Senior Conflicts Analyst

  • Job Type :

    Permanent

  • Salary : to £70,000 plus great benefits

Growing US law firm is looking to hire an additional  Senior Conflicts Analyst where you will be responsible for conflicts clearance review and analysis for new business and lateral hires, working directly with the Department Director, as well as with Attorneys and the firm’s Ethics Advisory Committee, to identify and resolve potential ethics and business conflict issues.  Applicants will require a strong knowledge of the rules of professional conduct and sound analysis of potential conflict issues, with a focus on US and English conflicts rules plus you will be relied upon to make decisions whether or not to accept new legal hires, clients and matters.  Responsibilities will include having to create and analyse complex conflict reports and exercise independent judgment to identify potential conflict of interest issues with legal hires, new business and marketing initiatives, conduct research to gather information and/or clarification on potential issues, take the initiative to analyse and resolve conflicts independently, prepare communications to Attorneys, clearly identifying all potential issues found in conflict report, assist Attorneys in resolving conflict issues, provide guidance to Conflicts staff relative to conflict research and analysis and corporate family tree research with the goal of ensuring accuracy and consistency in preparation and analysis of conflict reports, assist in development and implementation of training programs for Conflict Analysts and Specialists and assist Attorneys to draft engagement and waiver letters.  Applicants need to have a minimum 3 years of conflict experience, from within a law firm (international client conflict exposure is a benefit), have excellent communication and interpersonal skills; strong customer service skills and ability to interact effectively with a broad range of people in a professional manner, knowledge of IntApp conflict checking, information barrier and business intake software a plus.  This role is working from home at present however you will need to be prepared to return to the office as the government advice is followed – this firm is housed in stunning City offices with standard hours 9:30am to 5:30pm.