Compliance Solicitor (Hybrid working)
£35,000 – £50,000
Contract: Full Time, Permanent
Sheffield/Manchester/Bristol or Stratford upon Avon
Who we are:

CRA Consulting are a specialist legal recruiter, operating across the UK. CRA works in partnership with reputable law firms with either local, regional, national or international presence. We recruit at all levels from board, director and partnership level through to support staff.

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About the business/role:
Our client is a leading National law firm with a strong reputation for continuously delivering excellent service to its clientele. In this role, we’ll look to you to be our technical specialist in regulatory compliance, providing compliance oversight and strategic support to the business for all legal and regulatory requirements. You’ll work collaboratively with the compliance manager on providing expertise relating to the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) code of conduct, operational governance, regulatory compliance framework, data protection, anti-money laundering, complaint handling, professional indemnity insurance and negligence claims. As a fast-growing business, you’ll also support in providing due diligence and governance of contractual relationships with our business partners. As the firm continues to grow, they’ll be plenty of opportunity to develop your skills and build a rewarding career.

What your role will involve:

  • draft and review CLS policies and procedures, working with other business areas to drive efficiencies whilst meeting regulatory obligations
  • provide support and manage issues escalated from CLS colleagues and Heads of Practice
  • monitor the relationships with new and existing business partners, performing due diligence and governance of contracts
  • support the data protection lead and deputise when necessary to managing DSARs, deletion requests, and undertaking data breach investigations
  • sample file reviews/audits
  • be responsible for Practicing Certificate and PII policy renewals
  • investigate regulatory breach notifications, preparing reports for COLP/SRA as required

The organisation will offer you the following employment benefits package:

  • an annual bonus scheme (dependent on personal and business performance)
  • a pension with up to 10% employer contributions
  • 28 days holiday (rising to 32 in line with service)
  • wellbeing benefits to support your physical financial and mental health
  • coaching, training, and support such as study leave, to help you develop your skills and progress your career
  • discounts on products and services

About you:

  • qualified as a solicitor
  • significant experience of SRA regulation
  • a background in legal operations, working in an SRA regulated environment
  • experience of dealing with complaints and professional negligence claims
  • good knowledge of data protection legislation and processes 
  • excellent relationship building and communication skills
  • experience in contract management and due diligence beneficial but not essential 

How to apply:
If this vacancy interests you, please click the apply button. Alternatively, if you would like to discuss with Ross Roberts who is managing this vacancy, call 0114 241 8030 for a confidential discussion.

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