Head of Conflicts – Excellent remuneration package

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  • Salary : £115,000 per annum

Leading entrepreneurial international law firm seeks a new Head of Conflicts to join their London office to directly support a Risk and Compliance Partner:
• Salary to £115,000
• Hybrid working (2 days remote)
• Excellent employee benefits

The Head of Conflicts will report to the Risk and Compliance Partner and the successful candidate will be required to conduct a gap analysis and to train and build up a team of conflicts analysts. Line management and supervision of those currently running conflict checks will be required.

Key Responsibilities of the Head of Conflicts:
• Lead on, and successfully deliver, a large-scale project to implement improvements to the firm’s internal conflicts processes and procedures.
• Identify and resolve potential conflicts of interest and confidentiality issues arising from client matters, lateral hires, and mergers.
• Draft waivers and consent language required in the resolution of conflicts of interest and confidentiality issues.
• Update the conflicts and confidentiality provisions in the firm’s Terms of Business, as may be necessary from time to time.
• Lead on internal investigations and other queries which involve conflict of interest or confidentiality issues.
• Draft and update the firm’s internal conflicts of interest policies and procedures.
• Provide training to partners and staff, globally, on conflicts of interest and confidentiality.
• Regularly report to the firm’s management, Conflicts Committee, and partners on conflicts related issues.

Key Requirements of the Head of Conflicts:
• Qualified lawyer with preferably 10 years of experience as a Conflicts Lawyer in an international firm.
• Strong people management skills and experience of successfully leading a team.
• Excellent communication, negotiation, and stakeholder management skills.
• Demonstrable strategic and leadership skills.
• Strong problem-solving and holistic risk assessment abilities.
• Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.
• In-depth and hands-on experience of using IntApp suite of products (Open, Walls etc).