Compliance Lawyer - Elite US Firm

Location London
Discipline: Risk & Compliance
Job type: Permanent
Job ref: 33477
Published: 23 days ago
Expiry date: 21 May 2025 00:59

Join a prestigious international law firm’s dedicated Compliance Team and elevate your career in a dynamic and supportive environment. This pivotal role offers the opportunity to work closely with senior partners and influence the firm's compliance strategies and practices.

The successful candidate will be integral in maintaining the firm's robust compliance culture, addressing a broad range of regulatory issues, and contributing to the firm's global success. You will collaborate with teams across multiple offices, ensuring compliance with both SRA and US rules.


Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Advisory and Compliance Management: Provide expert advice on conflicts of interest and confidentiality issues, address compliance-related inquiries, and assist with professional indemnity renewal and mySRA updates.

  • Policy Development: Draft, update, and review risk and compliance policies and procedures; monitor and respond to incoming legislation and regulations.

  • Client and Third-Party Relations: Review and negotiate terms, respond to information requests, handle engagement letter queries, and manage conflict clearance for incoming lateral hires and secondments.

  • Client On-boarding: Advise on client on-boarding processes, including POCA reporting, sanctions, and client account queries.

  • Training and Knowledge Sharing: Develop and deliver risk and compliance training; proactively share knowledge in team meetings.

  • Project Management: Lead and manage ad hoc risk and compliance projects.


This role is ideal for a qualified, solutions-oriented lawyer with experience at a large city or international law firm, preferably within an in-house compliance team. It offers an excellent opportunity to advance your career in a client service-focused position at a Tier 1 firm, with a competitive compensation package of up to £150k per annum.

If you are ambitious, driven, and looking to make a significant impact in a leading international law firm, we invite you to apply for this rewarding role. Advance your career in a setting committed to excellence, growth, and professional development by applying today.