Head of Risk & Compliance

Posted 21 February by IPS Group

This is a newly created role to head the risk and compliance team of a leading UK law firm. We are looking to speak with individuals who have a strong track record in risk and compliance within the legal sector.

The role will include;

  • Work with the Risk Partner to develop and implement a risk strategy.
  • Design, develop and implement appropriate risk processes and procedures.
  • Act as Chair of the Risk Committee.
  • Act as Deputy COLP and Deputy MLRO.
  • Support the Risk Partner in taking responsibility for claims and complaints. Liaising with insurers, claim handlers, partners, fee earners and clients as necessary.
  • Advise on any action required on legal issues that arise in connection with risk and compliance.
  • Analysis and presentation of risk and compliance data.
  • Create and deliver relevant training to the business on risk and compliance.
  • Manage the client take on panel.
  • Manage day to day money laundering and COLP issues.
  • Work with the Head of IT to manage cyber and data risk.
  • Work with the Head of Finance to safeguard against financial fraud/monetary loss.
  • Manage a small team of Compliance Officers.

Reference: 34524619

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