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Risk Associate

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, Devon, Exeter
£62000 - £72000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Closing date
5 Jul 2024

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Vacancy Type
Experience Level
Not Disclosed
Full Time
Practice Areas
Regulatory/Compliance (except Banking/Finance)
1-3 Years, 4-6 Years

Job Details

Risk Associate 3+ years PQE l Top 100 Firm l Exeter

The firm:

This top-tier firm has a global reach and has become one of the pioneers in creating private wealth for HNW clients alongside booming practices in the world of finance and real estate.

They are well known for their work across a wide range of banking and finance services including ethical and sustainable investment, FinTech, insurance and re-insurance and secured lending. On the Real Estate side, they have recently started doing more project work in emerging markets in addition to the full range of commercial property matters.

The private client team acts for some of the world's wealthiest families and individuals with substantial assets across the globe. Therefore, the work they do is very interesting and covers niche areas including IP, art and equine matters.

Featured in 'The Times Best Law Firms 2023', this firm is an excellent choice to consider for those who want access to high-quality work, whilst being able to enjoy a down-to-earth, flexible and trusting culture that allows you to balance your work and home life.

The role:

Are you an experience Risk Associate 3+ years PQE looking to join a top-flight national firm in their Exeter office? If so, this could be a fantastic opportunity for you.

Working as part of the Governance & Risk team, you will play a critical role in providing legal and regulatory advice and guidance across the firm.

You will support a range of stakeholders across the firm with a broad range of risk and compliance issues including conflicts of interest, AML and financial crime, data protection, SRA Accounts Rules, and claims and complaints.

They're looking for someone who is passionate about delivering high-quality services clients through pragmatic and solution-orientated risk advice and guidance.

The ideal candidate:

  • Risk Associate 3+ years PQE
  • Compliance, regulatory or claims gained within a risk and compliance team in a law firm, financial institution or regulator ideally
  • Knowledge of conflicts of interest and financial crime is highly desirable

What's on offer:

  • Competitive salary, personal bonuses and employee benefits
  • Quality level of work in a friendly, supportive and collegiate firm
  • Annual pay review, excellent infrastructure and investment

This is an excellent opportunity for a Risk Associate 3+ years PQE to join a high-quality firm based in Exeter.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.


JMC Legal Recruitment was founded by highly experienced Legal Recruitment Consultant, Jason Connolly. His motivation to establish JMC was to create a refreshingly friendly agency with a truly consultative approach and who are always a pleasure to deal with.

We're a dynamic business with our sights set high and a growing client base spanning the country. We believe that in any business the most valuable assets are the people – and it’s true of JMC, too. Whether dealing with candidates or firms, our consultants’ passion for legal recruitment and excellent market knowledge always shines through.  Our state of the art software means our consultants are more accessible to you and we keep ahead of the curve in the changing legal landscape to ensure you are always given up to date advice.

What can you expect from us? We will always manage your expectations and come back to you with updates as soon as they become available. We pride ourselves on the highest level of integrity, as we understand that when looking for a new role or member of staff it is often highly confidential. You will find that we always take the time to really listen and understand before we advise. We will get to know you, taking into account not just technical ability, but personality and cultural fit. We’re also easy to get hold of; we appreciate that when looking for a new role it can be difficult to talk during the working day, so we will make ourselves available and find a time that works for you. Give us a call and talk to one of our friendly team today. We’re waiting to help you.

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