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Risk & Compliance Advisor

Jameson Legal
England, Wiltshire, Salisbury
£35000 - £45000 per annum
Closing date
10 Jul 2024

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Vacancy Type
Experience Level
Mid Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
Regulatory/Compliance (except Banking/Finance)
1-3 Years, 4-6 Years

Job Details

This is an excellent opportunity to work closely with a law firm's Director of Best Practice, advising on how to best manage risk and compliance and support the firm's ability to achieve this. The role is with a growing legal 500 firm and will be based in their Wiltshire office, providing support to offices across the UK. The successful candidate should have experience dealing with regulatory and compliance matters, be familiar with the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) as a regulator and their codes of conduct, and have experience in a compliance-focused role at a law firm.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Providing advice and guidance on internal regulatory queries and supporting the Risk & Best Practice team with onboarding queries.
  • Being a primary reference point on compliance and related risk queries including on the Codes of Conduct (including client care, conflicts, confidentiality and information barriers), financial crime (particularly anti-bribery, and AML including sanctions and high-risk third country due diligence), limiting liability and professional negligence.
  • Being responsible for managing the firm's claims and complaints register and producing regular reports on appropriate steps to take.
  • Drafting, amending, implementing and ensuring consistent adherence to the firm's risk and compliance policies and procedures in line with the SRA regulations.
  • Supporting the processing of complaints and claims.
  • Conducting regulatory review and internal audit including reporting and any follow-up.
  • Designing and Providing training internal regulatory training to new joiners and fee earners.

Key Experience:

  • Experience dealing with SRA, AML and GDPR regulation is essential.
  • England and Wales solicitor qualification is beneficial

For a confidential chat about this or other roles we are handling, please contact Solomon Cairns at

Please note that where a level of preferred experience or qualification is indicated, this is a guideline only and does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.

Jameson Legal acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.


Jameson Legal is a multi award winning international consultancy specialising in the recruitment of lawyers and legal personnel. Our clients include many of the leading international law firms as well as the in-house legal departments of major private companies and publicly listed multi-nationals. 

We have dedicated teams of specialist consultants focusing on:

- Local and international private practice recruitment;

- Local and international in-house recruitment;

- Partner and General/Regional Counsel level recruitment and search.

Jameson Contract Solutions ("JCS"​) is part of Jameson Legal and provides lawyers to work on an interim basis. Through our existing network we can provide clients with a selection of the very best lawyers on the market. These lawyers are carefully vetted to ensure that they are of the highest standard. They are ready to work both nationally and internationally.

Jameson Legal Tech is an innovative new service, where we are working with pioneering legal tech and venture capital companies to expand into new markets. Our initial partnership with App4Legal - Legal Practice Management Software is a ground breaking development for Jameson Legal, giving our clients and candidates the opportunity to employ a "best in breed" legal technology.

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+44 203 427 3148
24 Greville Street
United Kingdom

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