Career Advice for Law Firm Risk & Compliance Professionals

Welcome to our career advice hub!

We're here to get you through the the difficulties of job hunting and interviews, PLUS we'll help you make the most of the role you're already in.

Our blog covers everything from specialist Law Firm Risk & Compliance advice, interview dos and don'ts, and how to manage your mental health whilst working.

If you have any questions or would like some free advice, don't hesitate to give us a call on 0207 117 2542 or email us at

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Common interview questions you MUST prepare for

How to boost your confidence before an interview

The 6 best questions to ask after an interview

How to discuss salary at interview

5 reasons NOT to pay someone to edit your CV

How to recover after an unsuccessful interview

How to optimise your LinkedIn profile and get that interview

5 things to think about when drafting your Risk & Compliance CV

How to manage anxiety and mental health while job-seeking

7 tips for remote interview success

How to clean up your social media for your job search

How to answer common interview questions

Tell me about yourself

Describe your current role

What are your weaknesses?


5 things law firms are looking for in their Risk & Compliance professionals

How to get the most out of your career

If you prioritise salary... here's why not to

Why Risk & Compliance is a serious career path

Counteroffers: Should you take them?

5 reasons looking at overseas opportunity might be a good move

How we can help you progress your Risk & Compliance career

How to go from a specialist AML or conflicts role into a broader role or more generalist compliance role

Why it's worth using a recruiter

How we help with more than just new jobs

The perils of using a recruiter: Some advice from an, erm, recruiter

Why paralegals should consider Risk & Compliance

Considering moving to London for your next role? Here's what not to worry about

Why we tell our candidates to accept offers not through us

Why a good recruiter will never rush you to accept an offer

Why you shouldn't ghost your recruiter

Working from home

9 ways to maintain your work-life balance

15 ways to stay productive working from home

9 ways to optimise your workspace

How to manage burnout when working remotely

Is focus the new IQ in a remote working world?

How to practise self-care while working from home

Flexible working: Is it here to stay and does it work for you?

Does the 9-5 still make sense?

For FREE careers advice and interview prep help, call the AJ Fox team on 0207 117 2542, email, or message us on LinkedIn.