Compliance Officer, up to 50k! Leading Law Firm!

  • Location
    City Of London, Greater London
  • Category
    Admin. Secretarial and PA - Administrator
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 45000 - £ 50000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

Liverpool Street Branch

Want to work within a company that fosters positivity and growth in its employees, and prides themselves on their inclusive culture?

Company perks include 29 days holidays + BH, pension, HYBRID WORKING, life assurance, FREE lunch & breakfast and many more!

Job Title: Compliance Officer

Salary: £45,000-£50,000

Location: Farringdon/Barbican

Hours: 09:30am-17:30pm

Company: Law firm
Contract: Permanent
Start date: ASAP

Why work for this company?

  • Hybrid working

  • 29 days annual leave (excluding bank holidays)

  • Free breakfasts & lunch

  • Enhanced pension contributions, life assurance 4 x salary, healthcare cash plan

  • Subsidised gym/sports team membership up to 50% off

  • Cycle-to-work scheme

  • BUPA Private Health Insurance

  • Enhanced maternity & paternity pay

Could this be your next career move?

Purpose of the role- This candidate will play a pivotal role within the Compliance team in maintaining ethical and compliance standards for the company.

  • Supporting the communication and delivery of compliance requirements to maintain Lexcel accreditation, preparation for and conduct of Lexcel assessments

  • Providing support to fee earners and business services staff with their queries on regulatory requirements, to include SRA Codes of Conduct, SRA Accounts Rules and internal firm processes for compliance.

  • Proactively monitoring action plans to improve standards, measuring their effectiveness and ensuring that milestones are being met.

  • Handling individual client due diligence and conducting sanctions checks.

  • Handling individual conflicts and confidentiality queries. Assisting with the administration of conflict checks, record keeping and carrying out internal searches

  • Coordinating the firm's risk assessment, risk review and file review processes (including the firm's AML risk assessment process)

  • Carrying out designated internal audits of files and processes, compliance monitoring, reporting any themes and record keeping

  • Developing the format and content of reports for regular reporting to measure compliance with procedures (example: file audit results and similar tasks).

  • Maintaining the process for reviewing, updating and communicating compliance policies, working with policy owners to identify improvements

Is this you?

  • Previous experience in a similar role within a law firm

  • Good knowledge of SRA Standards & Regulations

  • Demonstrable experience of using Microsoft Office applications

  • Proven ability to communicate accurately, clearly, and concisely, both verbally and in writing with a wide range of clients and various stakeholders.

  • Ability to organise and prioritise a complex workload and work to tight deadlines with a sense of urgency.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Willing and proactive, with demonstrable ability to take responsibility for your own workload.

NB: If this company and position appeals to you then please apply your CV on-line and please send your CV to

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