Solicitor - Head of Internal Compliance, Exeter, Devon

Solicitor - Head of Internal Compliance, Exeter, DevonAssociate/Partnership
  • Reference ID LSW2294
  • Type Permanent
  • Category Associate/Partnership
  • Salary £Competitive salary, excellent progression and attractive range of benefits
Job description

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and commercially minded Solicitor, ideally with 8 years' PQE plus and with experience in risk and compliance management, to join a forward thinking and exceptionally reputable legal practice in Exeter and to lead the firm's internal compliance team.  A competitive salary, excellent career progression, a wide range of attractive benefits including generous holiday entitlement, pension scheme and childcare voucher scheme together with a pleasant working environment await the right candidate.

This role will see you take responsibility for leading the team who manage all aspects of risk and compliance matters on behalf of the firm. Part of the wider Professional & Financial Risks team, you will work closely with the firm’s COFA and COLP and will take the lead on all aspects of the firm’s compliance, act as the point of contact between the Firm and the Regulator and deal with all areas of professional risk management and regulatory duties to include Money Laundering and Data Protection.  You will also help to develop the team’s internal profile and will be the point of contact for the SRA.


You will need first class communication skills to enable you to effectively lead a successful team with an empathetic and diplomatic persona and the ability to engage with people at all levels from more junior members of staff to board members.  This role will also require excellent negotiation skills and a meticulous approach to your work.


Please do get in touch in complete confidence if you would like to discuss this role further or send us your CV below and we will get back to you by return.

Legal Southwest will never, without exception, send out your CV without your prior knowledge or consent so please be assured that we treat every application with the utmost confidentiality.


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