Compliance Solicitor

Job Title: Compliance Solicitor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
REF: 1619
Contact Name: Rebecca Blundell
Contact Email: rebecca.blundell@realmrecruit.com

A dynamic and ever-expanding multi-service firm in Manchester is looking to take on a Compliance Solicitor. 

In this role, you’ll work to ensure the firm’s compliance with the SRA Handbook, other regulations and legislation.  

You will be able to work remotely, with occasional travel into the office required, so this role provides a fantastic work-life balance. The firm also place a significant emphasis on internal progression, so you’ll have plenty of opportunities to develop your skills and progress your career.    

 

Compliance Solicitor - Manchester 

The company & role  

  • A unique multi-service firm with a loyal and growing national and international client base 

  • You’ll work closely with management and will be responsible for the successful identification and management of the firm’s regulatory compliance 

  • You’ll provide support, education and training to build risk awareness within the firm, regularly review compliance policies and procedures and undertake audits of all legal departments 

  • You’ll also assist with complaints handling and be involved in internal projects such as the development of new IT systems, to ensure that regulatory responsibilities are met 

  • The firm invest in their staff and place wellbeing at the heart of their supportive culture, boasting excellent flexibility and home working 

  • They are a trusting and quality-focused firm with a good amount of paralegal and administrative support 

  • Commutable from Manchester, Altrincham, Cheshire and Stockport 

Added extras and benefits  

  • Highly competitive pay 

  • 28 days holiday plus your birthday off 

  • Flexible working hours 

  • Remote working 

  • A down-to-earth working environment with a relaxed dress code 

  • A firm that promotes a healthy work/life balance 

  • Genuine career progression prospects 

The ideal candidate  

  • A Compliance Solicitor with 3+ PQE and experience in managing risk and compliance within a legal environment 

  • Will have detailed knowledge and experience of the SRA and the regulatory framework and associated rules and legislation 

  • Will be personable and able to successfully build respect and credibility with colleagues 

  • Will be comfortable working independently 

  • Will have strong analytical skills and a pragmatic approach to problem-solving 

 

How to apply for this Compliance Solicitor role 

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above. Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Rebecca on 03300 245 606 or email rebecca.blundell@realmrecruit.com.   

Rebecca is an Associate Consultant here at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of litigation lawyers. Working with departments across the North West, she recruits for commercial litigation, property litigation and financial litigation roles at all levels. Rebecca’s experience in the legal sector and expert market knowledge means that she is perfectly placed to help you take your next step.     

 

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