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Conflicts Assistant

Employer
Robert Walters
Location
Homeworking
Closing date
12 Jun 2024
Reference
X3DA7E-C9ED840C

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Vacancy Type
Business Services
Experience Level
Junior Level
Contract
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Practice Areas
Banking/Finance, Regulatory/Compliance

Job Details


This role offers an exciting opportunity to be part of a highly respected legal firm, working within the Business Acceptance Unit (BAU). The successful candidate will have the chance to work in a supportive and inclusive environment that values growth, collaboration, and innovation. The firm is committed to providing flexible and agile working conditions, ensuring a balanced work-life experience for all employees.

* Opportunity to work within a highly respected legal firm
* Inclusive and supportive work environment
* Flexible and agile working conditions


What you'll do:
As a Conflicts Assistant, you will play a crucial role in maintaining the integrity of our client's operations. Your primary responsibility will be managing conflict checks, analysing potential conflict and confidentiality issues, and reporting key findings. You will also liaise with various stakeholders within the firm, handle compliance-related queries, monitor workflows, compile management information statistics, and undertake project work. Your ability to manage large volumes of data while meeting competing deadlines will be essential for success in this role.

* Processing and filtering conflict search results, conducting legal and commercial analysis of potential conflict and confidentiality issues.
* Reporting key issues to partners, fee earners or the General Counsel & Risk team.
* Analysing confidential records to assess relevance and supporting General Counsel & Risk in referrals to the Conflicts Committee / Conflicts Partner.
* Liaising with PAs, fee earners, partners and General Counsel & Risk in relation to potential issues and general queries.
* Processing all queries received into the team's inbox, including the creation and maintenance of information barriers, processing of extend reports and other ad hoc tasks.
* Dealing with compliance related queries with supervision.
* Monitoring in and outbound workflow to ensure internal SLAs are achieved.
* Compiling Management Information ('MI') statistics for stakeholders.
* Undertaking project work in relation to BAU workflows, monitoring systems and controls.


What you bring:
The ideal candidate for the Conflicts Assistant position brings a wealth of experience in conflict check processing or a strong knowledge of conflicts from a legal role. You possess excellent analytical and research skills, with the ability to handle large volumes of data and meet tight deadlines. Your interpersonal and organisational skills are top-notch, and you're known for your service orientation and adaptability. Proficiency in Microsoft Office software is a must. Your excellent communication skills will enable you to liaise effectively with various stakeholders within the firm.

* Experience in dealing with conflict check processing or strong knowledge of conflicts gained from a legal role.
* Strong analytical and research skills with the ability to work with large volumes of data and competing deadlines.
* Capable of using own initiative with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills.
* Excellent service orientation skills, a self-starter with experience of working within service levels.
* Good communication skills with the ability to communicate appropriately both verbally and in writing.
* Adaptable and flexible.
* Proficient in using Microsoft Office software, i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel.


What sets this company apart:
Our client is renowned for its culture of improvement, growth, and collaboration that delivers results, drives innovation, and rewards ambition. They provide not only technical excellence and experience but also demonstrate real insight into their clients and what really matters to them. The firm's success has been built by people from the widest range of backgrounds, locations, and perspectives. They have a number of employee networks that provide space to discuss the differences that make us who we are and celebrate this at the firm.

What's next:
Ready to take the next step in your career? Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity!
Apply today by clicking on the link!

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Company

Established in 1985, the Robert Walters Group is one of the world’s leading specialist professional recruitment consultancies with an international network of 44 offices in 21 countries. In the UK we specialise in the placement of permanent, contract and temporary positions across all levels of seniority and recruits across the accounting, finance, banking, IT, HR, legal, sales & marketing, secretarial and support disciplines.

Our specialist legal recruitment division provides a complete, fully integrated service that focuses on the placement of legal professionals into private practice, in-house and the public sector markets. Jobs at all degrees of seniority are covered, from newly-qualified lawyers to partner level, either on a locum, contract or permanent assignment basis.

Our extensive global network of offices allows us to place UK qualified lawyers overseas and internationally qualified lawyers in the UK. As part of the Robert Walters brand, the legal division is recognised worldwide and is associated with great expertise in our field and an unshakeable commitment to providing the best possible service.

For further information about the career prospects we can offer you, please visit our website:

www.robertwalters.com/legal

Company info
Telephone
020 7379 3333
Location
11 Slingsby Place
St Martin¹s Courtyard
London
WC2E 9AB
GB

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