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Senior Risk Lawyer Vacancy, London

JOB TITLE: Senior Risk Lawyer
Location: London
Salary: Exceptional
Ref: AR2330
Key information:

The candidate, reporting to the Head of Legal and Regulatory Risk, will be responsible for addressing a wide spectrum of risk and compliance-related inquiries and initiatives originating from various facets of the business. This role encompasses both day-to-day tasks and involvement in Risk Management as well as firm-wide projects as required. Key responsibilities will include:

  • Establishing and nurturing internal relationships across the organisation to achieve risk project objectives.
  • Creating, maintaining, and updating the firm’s risk management policies, controls, procedures, and guidance notes.
  • Assisting with matters related to professional conduct, including client account inquiries and occasional fee earner questions.
  • Collaborating with other Risk Lawyers to oversee the Risk Management inbox.
  • Sharing knowledge within the team and mentoring junior colleagues.
  • Developing and delivering risk training to relevant practice groups and business services teams, along with promoting general awareness among partners and employees.
  • Serving as an escalation point to the Business Acceptance team for intricate and challenging conflict of interest and financial sanctions issues.
  • Monitoring legal and regulatory developments in the risk and compliance sector, including those pertinent to the firm’s international offices, and ensuring that fee earners stay informed of significant changes.
  • Editing and drafting articles for the Risk Management Team’s regular newsletter, directed at fee earners and business services employees.
  • Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to facilitate the implementation of major firm-wide initiatives and projects.
  • Assisting colleagues in Business Services teams with risk management concerns, including reviewing supplier agreements.
  • Reviewing and providing guidance on outside counsel terms and client-requested modifications to the Firm’s Standard Terms of Business and Matter Engagement Letters.
  • Assisting with data protection compliance, which includes handling subject access requests and managing data breaches.
  • The company offers a hybrid working environment, allowing employees to benefit from both office and remote work. They are open to discussing flexible working arrangements during the application and interview process.

For further information on this opportunity and other similar roles in the region please contact Arron Rampling at RAMPLING CLARKE in the first instance to arrange a confidential discussion.  / 0203 987 8018

At RAMPLING CLARKE our consultants can talk you through the role and caseload, available working patterns, the firm and their culture, salaries and benefits as well as the reason for recruiting and any future plans. 

The team at RAMPLING CLARKE are currently working a mix of office and remote working and can be reached outside of office hours.