Compliance Legal Assistant

Compliance Legal Assistant

Location: Surrey

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Full time & Permanent

Our client is a fast growing, full service law firm offering legal advice to UK and international businesses as well as individuals and families, and is listed in the Legal 500 for the Thames Valley.

They have a newly created position for a Compliance Legal Assistant to join their compliance team, reporting directly to the firm's Risk & Compliance Manager.

The Role:

? To provide front-line internal compliance support to the Firm in relation to processing all daily incoming compliance queries
? Review, process and respond to queries and issues in relation to:? Money Laundering Regulation, UK GDPR, SRA standards and regulations
? SRA / Data / Compliance breaches
? Conflicts of interest
? Client due diligence, sanctions checks and onboarding
? Client complaints and feedback
? Suspicious activity reporting and
? All other compliance issues arising across the Firm



? Reporting findings of all reviews and compliance queries to the Risk & Compliance Manager
? Recording and monitoring daily compliance queries and assisting with compiling monthly reports on the issues, trends, behaviours and developments
? Identifying and escalating issues to the Risk & Compliance Manager
? Supporting the Compliance Administration Assistant
? Working with the Compliance Team to ensure compliance with the firm's plans, policies and procedures.


The Person:

? Ability to consistently maintain high standards with excellent IT skills.
? Degree level education and ideally with or working towards an industry related qualification.


? 1 year's compliance experience in the legal industry and a working knowledge of the Money Laundering, Data Protection and SRA regulations would be excellent.


? Effective verbal and written communication skills important along with being detail orientated and approachable.


Benefits:

? Competitive salary plus generous b


  • Location: Camberley
  • Salary:
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Additional Resources Ltd.
  • Posted: 10-Nov-2022
  • Posted on: jobit.co.uk