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Conflicts & Compliance Assistant - Glasgow - £25,000-£40,000

Posted 22 February by Career Legal Ended

Do you need a change in your career? Are you interested in working in one of the top international law firms?

Our client, a leading global law firm, is looking to hire a Conflicts & Compliance Assistant in their Glasgow office!

Key Responsibilities

In this role, the candidate will have the following responsibilities

  • Perform conflict checks against the firm's client matter database and undertake false positive reduction analysis
  • Handle administrative tasks linked to the client and matter opening process.
  • Be familiar and keep up to date with the firm’s relevant processes, policies and procedures.
  • Advise secretaries, fee earners and partners on best practice in relation to client matter opening procedures.
  • Work with Accounts, Cashiers, Marketing and Business Development, Financial Systems and IT departments.
  • Carry out ad hoc tasks and projects which may arise within the team to implement and develop risk led initiatives.
  • Contribute positively to the progression of the team by supporting improvements to systems and procedures

Candidate Requirements

Candidates for this role must have conflicts experience in a law firm. Please do not apply if you do not have this experience.

They must also be able to demonstrate the following key skills and attributes:

  • Previous experience working in a commercial/law environment would be beneficial but not mandatory
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to interact positively at all levels within the firm and a good team player
  • Able to demonstrate excellent client/customer facing skills
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills; can clearly explain and present problems and issues to others and contribute to their resolution
  • Methodical approach to work; takes an efficient and organised approach to dealing with administration
  • Able to make decisions and remain calm while under pressure – particularly when dealing with difficult situations
  • Able to deliver high quality work to tight deadlines
  • Able to exercise tact and diplomacy in an organisational setting
  • Can demonstrate initiative and the ability to be proactive, while also being able to follow instructions and provide support to the General Counsel
  • Able to analyse and recognise the need for improvement to systems and suggest options for improvement
  • Can carry out all responsibilities in a way which supports the practice’s values and promotes its equal opportunities and diversity principles.

This opportunity is moving quickly, so apply today for immediate consideration!

Reference: 34531048

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