Senior Risk & Compliance Lawyer

England, London
21 Aug 2019
18 Sep 2019
Ella Ukairo
Full Time

Our client is a leading international law firm which acts for many of the most successful companies and institutions in the world in their high-stake matters and transactions. Headquartered in New York, they have offices throughout the US, Europe and Asia. The London office, established in 1996, has grown to become their second largest, and the hub of their European practice.


As Senior Risk & Compliance Lawyer, you will advise the London partners and lawyers on conflicts of interest, all aspects of client on-boarding and a wide range of compliance and regulatory issues. Your duties will include reviewing and drafting risk and compliance policies to align with the firm's strategy, and identifying efficiencies and improvements which could be made to internal compliance systems. You will work closely with the US offices on a wide range of compliance matters and liaise with, and assist, the Asian and European offices in relation to regulatory issues including conflicts and confidentiality, AML, Data Protection and GDPR, and Market Abuse. You will also supervise and mentor junior members of the London office Compliance Team.


The successful candidate will be a qualified lawyer with experience of working at a large city / international firm. They will have experience of managing others and the ability to motivate others and interact with people at all levels in a constructive manner. Experience of managing projects and implementing changes to processes and procedures is also key. They will be a solutions-orientated individual with a commercial and pragmatic approach.

Job Offer

A senior lawyer position at a renowned international law firm with a competitive salary and benefits package.

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