Risk, Compliance and Governance Jameson Legal Tech

Risk & Compliance Officer – Kent

This is an exciting opportunity for a Risk & Compliance Officer to join a nationally recognised law firm and join the office based in Kent. This role offers a candidate the opportunity to build on their existing knowledge of AML, Conflicts, SRA and various CDD via working closely with senior members in their risk and compliance team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collecting and reviewing CDD for new clients and undertaking CDD.
  • Carrying out in-depth research in respect of clients and matters.
  • Undertaking periodic reviews of PEPs using various sources.
  • Providing guidance to fee-earners in relation to source of funds for transactional matters.
  • Analysing potential conflicts of interest, by using conflicts database searches.
  • Being alert to conflicts and ensuring these are handled appropriately.
  • Managing the resolution of conflict issues until escalation to the senior analysts is required.
  • Demonstrating a good understanding of the SRA Standards and Regulations
  • Ensuring the firm complies with its Compliance and AML/CFT legal regulatory obligations.
  • Handling and dealing with enquiries from fee earners and support staff.

Preferred Experience:

  • At least 1 year of experience within a similar compliance role.
  • Preferably a degree qualification in law, with an interest in pursuing a career in compliance.
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