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Director of Risk and Compliance

£115000.0 - £125000.0 per annum + Salary Dependent on Experience
Closing date
20 Apr 2024

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Employer Sector
Legal, Professional Services
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Risk Management

Job Details

Your new company

Are you a seasoned Head of or Director of Risk and Compliance with years of experience in risk management and compliance? A leading national law firm is looking for a highly motivated and strategic professional to join their team and oversee their regulatory requirements and expanding teams.

Your new role

Role Overview: As the Director of Risk and Compliance, you will play a pivotal role in safeguarding our firm's integrity and ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory frameworks. Your expertise will guide our risk management strategies, allowing us to navigate complex challenges effectively.


  • Risk Leadership: Lead and manage their considerable risk and compliance team, providing expert advice and guidance.
  • Compliance Strategy: Develop and implement risk and compliance strategies aligned with the SRA Regulatory framework
  • Collaboration: Work closely with partners, associates, and other stakeholders to promote a culture of risk awareness.
  • Best Practices: Drive continuous improvement by identifying best practices and implementing them firm-wide
  • Training and Education: Provide training sessions on risk management and compliance matters.

What you'll need to succeed

  • At least five years of previous experience working in a risk and compliance role within a law firm
  • A robust, meticulous approach to ensuring compliance, combined with a diplomatic, professional and collaborative manner.
  • In-depth knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Proven ability to lead and inspire teams.
  • A flexible approach and confidence in liaising with colleagues across the firm at all levels is essential.
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills.

What you'll get in return

  • Salary up to £125,0000 (Experience Dependent)
  • Hybrid working
  • Bonus scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Be part of a reputable law firm committed to professional development.
  • Shape the risk and compliance landscape across our nationwide offices.
  • Collaborate with talented legal professionals who share your passion.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.

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