Location: Head Office - Arundel Gate
Contract Type: Full-time Permanent
Closing Date: 31 March 2019
Specific Hours : Full Time
Taylor&Emmet LLP is full-service law firm with offices in South Yorkshire and Derbyshire. This success has been achieved by delivering the highest quality legal advice to business and private clients, many of whom have remained with the firm for generations. From Solicitors, qualified professionals and non-qualified Legal Assistants to Information Technology, Human Resources and Marketing, T&E provides a challenging career in a variety of areas. Whether starting or growing your career, T&E can offer a performance-driven culture filled with talented and innovative teams and colleagues.
Taylor&Emmet LLP is currently seeking to recruit a full time, permanent Head of Risk and Compliance.
Working alongside the CEO and the Management Board, the Head of Risk and Compliance will have lead responsibility for managing all aspects of risk and compliance and the maintenance of in-house and external quality standards across the firm.
The successful candidate will also be responsible for leading the implementation of all regulatory and statutory requirements which impact on risk and compliance, within the firm.
The successful candidate will be required to work closely with departments of the practice across all 5 offices and will provide advice and support to the CEO and Management Board on a range of risk and quality management issues affecting the firm. This will include but not be limited to:
Ideally, candidates will have comprehensive knowledge and expertise of the SRA’s regulatory framework and associated rules & legislation and ideally be at least 5 years qualified as a solicitor. Candidates must be able to demonstrate a high level of technical knowledge and experience in a previous risk and compliance role, advising and developing and managing compliance/risk systems and controls.
Key Skills and Experiences:
The successful candidate will be professional, hardworking and reliable, with a bright, enthusiastic personality, and have the ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team.