Leading US law firm is looking to hire a new Risk & Compliance Manager to be responsible for providing a comprehensive risk management and compliance service to the London office with a team of 2 working with you to provide assistance to the Partners, the COFA and COLP.
The Risk & Compliance Manager will need to develop, implement and maintain compliance policies and procedures. The role also involves dealing with CDD, client onboarding and dealing with compliance issues as and when they arise. In the London office, which is regulated by the SRA, the manager will also work closely with the Office of General Counsel in our US offices.
Risk & Compliance Manager will be responsible for:
Policies & Procedures
Assisting the London Risk Committee
SRA and UK Regulatory Matters
Promotion of Commitment to Risk & Compliance
Risk & Compliance Training
Client File Reviews
Anti-Bribery & Corruption Register
Client Engagement letters
SRA Practice Certificate Renewal process
Ideally Risk & Compliance Manager applicants need to be a current or previously qualified lawyer who has transitioned/wanting to transition in to a Risk and Compliance position and ideally knows how to lead a team. It is essential to have experience liaising with attorneys in relation to compliance issues arising on matters, working with the COLP, COFA and MLROs, conducting annual reviews and updates of Compliance Plan ,Risk Management Manuals, AML Manual and all risk-related policies plus knowledge of leading on preparation for SRA and other compliance audits (essential).