Legal and Compliance Officer

  • Chester
  • Permanent
  • £30,000 per annum

As a Co-ordinator in the Quality and Compliance Team you will need to:

  • Conduct Compliance file reviews on selected matters across all of our fee earning teams.
  • Assist with the annual returns for the firms various Quality and Compliance accreditations including Lexcel, CQS, WIQs, and Lender Exchange.
  • Liaise with and act as a point of contact for our PII Insurer/Broker dealing with PII claims and notifications.
  • Ensure that all complaints, data breaches and undertakings are recorded on our internal reporting system.
  • Work with other members of the team to learn and assist with the day-to-day Q&C operations such as file opening and archiving.
  • Work closely with the Compliance, Training & Support Manager/MLRO to deal with daily AML and Compliance queries from the business and to assist with occasional Data Subject Access Requests, Police Production Orders and Regulator Requests.
  • Prepare and assist with new starter Compliance inductions.
  • Liaise with the SRA and Law Society and ensure that all regulatory records are maintained accurately.
  • Complete daily compliance tasks such as management of the various inboxes, filing and dealing with queries.

You will need to have previous experience of working in a busy Compliance department (preferably within a Law Firm), with excellent AML and Regulatory Compliance knowledge and preferably a compliance or risk qualification.

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