Risk Lawyer

This is an opportunity to join an industry leading, world-renowned law firm as a Risk Lawyer- in London. You will be supporting the Head of Risk and Compliance to manage the risk framework and provide advice on regulatory matters that impact the firm.

Job Responsibilities

  • Managing claims and complaints, liaising with internal and external stakeholders
  • Assisting with GDPR compliance including SARs.
  • Reviewing contracts, engagement letters, terms of business, etc.
  • Advising on all risk and compliance matters, including AML, sanctions, bribery and corruption, etc.
  • Supporting other Risk lawyers in ensuring the Firm’s compliance with its regulatory obligations across its global offices.
  • Monitoring legal and regulatory developments and implementing changes.
  • Reviewing the firm’s policies and procedures.
  • Promoting best practices throughout the firm.
  • Delivering firm-wide compliance training.
  • Assisting other Risk lawyers supporting Firm projects such as the opening of international offices.
  • Auditing client files to ensure requirements are met.
  • Various compliance project work.


  • The firm require a qualified lawyer with relevant experience preferably within an internal Risk team at an international law firm.
  • Strong academics, demonstrable drafting skills and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of SRA regulation.
  • Working knowledge of data protection and data privacy law and regulation.
  • Risk management experience preferably gained in an international law firm or in-house in an international business.
  • Proven dispute resolution experience (professional negligence and/or professional indemnity and/or in house claims management).
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