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Risk & Compliance Lawyer/Manager at top US Law Firm: to £120,000

  • Job Type :

    Permanent

    Full-Time

  • Salary : Up to £120,000 + Excellent Benefits

A prestigious US Law Firm based in the heart of the city is looking to hire a new Compliance and Risk Manager/Lawyer to join the London office on a permanent bas to support the General Counsel and Directors of Risk & Compliance for Europe and Asia.  Responsibilities will include providing guidance to Partners, Associates and the global operations team on a wide range of  legal and regulatory risk issues, including engagement letters, outside counsel guidelines, conflicts and confidential information, anti-money laundering, prevention of tax evasion, market abuse, disclosure regimes, and data privacy, producing and/or updating written policies and guidance, the management of SRA records (including the bulk renewal application), risk registers, and general corporate records for the firm’s various legal entities in Europe and Asia, reviewing contracts, identifying new or changing legal and regulatory issues affecting the firm, assisting with ongoing projects, including those on GDPR and DAC6 and developing and delivering risk and compliance training and 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.