Director of Risk

Various locations
Up to £125,000
24-01-2024 05:31 PM

Our client is a leading national law firm seeking a Director of Risk to lead their risk function. This is a really exciting opportunity for a manager looking for a step up to oversee all areas of the firm’s risk and compliance.

This role would suit an experienced solicitor with experience managing a risk team and advising on compliance strategy. To apply, you will need 5+ years of experience in a risk and compliance role within a law firm, and a detailed knowledge of the SRA regulatory framework.

This role can be performed in various locations throughout the UK including London, Manchester, and Birmingham.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing and supervising the risk team, including recruitment, training, performance reviews, etc
  • Advising the COLP on all regulatory requirements
  • Advising the senior management team on delivery and development of the risk compliance strategy
  • Overseeing renewal of the firm's accreditations
  • Ensure regulatory requirements are considered in projects and change programmes
  • Reviewing the firm's policies and procedures such as retainers and terms of business
  • Acting as a point of escalation for complex onboarding queries, and supporting the development of the compliance team
  • Assisting Information Security to achieve ISO 27001
  • Assisting with SRA and GDPR compliance
  • Supporting with insurance renewals
  • Raising the profile of the risk team internally
  • Depending on experience, handling claims against the firm

Please apply with a copy of your CV or contact a member of our team to discuss this excellent opportunity. Thank you.

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