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Risk Analyst

Posted 1 May by Ryder Reid Legal Ltd Easy Apply Ended

Our US law firm client is looking to grow their Risk team in London and is looking to recruit two new Risk Analysts. As a Risk Analyst, you will work as part of a busy department which advises partners, senior management and staff on a range of matters affecting the firm. Reporting into the Professional Responsibility Lawyer, key responsibilities for each Risk Analyst will include:

  • Facilitating the client and matter on-boarding process, including conducting risk checks on new clients and new mandates involving conflicts and client due diligence
  • Assisting in the drafting and execution of engagement letters
  • Monitoring changes to relevant rules and regulations (e.g. AML, SRA)
  • Answering queries from partners, fee earners and staff relating to the interpretation of relevant legislation, pertaining to regulatory law, risk management and other compliance matters
  • Assisting with maintaining databases, breach log and risk registers
  • Liaising with the firm's regulators, particularly the SRA

The ideal Risk Analyst candidate will have solid experience of client on-boarding and compliance gained from a law firm, and will have a strong understanding of conflicts and AML rules. You will have a good knowledge of corporate structures, including companies, trusts and partnerships. Strong communication and organisational skills are a must, along with excellent attention to detail and the ability to prioritise and multi-task. This is a fantastic opportunity to take the next step in your risk management career, within a progressive and forward-thinking firm. If you meet the above criteria, then please contact Ryder Reid today.

Reference: 34814475

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