COMPLIANCE OFFICER

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Salary: Competitive

Compliance Officer - London City Professional Ethics & Compliance Officer Permanent Full-time Salary - up to £50,000 depending on experience Our client, a leading UK law firm specialising in Medical Negligence, Personal Injury, Employment, and Human Rights, is seeking a Professional Ethics & Compliance Officer to join their team in London. About the Role: As a Professional Ethics & Compliance Officer, you will play an active role within the Professional Ethics & Compliance team, working closely with the Deputy MLRO & Compliance Manager. Your main responsibility will be to maintain ethical and compliance standards at our client's organisation, ensuring adherence to SRA, ICO, and Lexcel accreditation requirements. Key Responsibilities: Support the delivery of compliance requirements to maintain Lexcel accreditation, including preparation for and conduct of Lexcel assessments. Provide guidance and support to fee earners and business services staff on regulatory requirements, SRA Codes of Conduct, SRA Accounts Rules, and internal firm processes. Monitor action plans to improve standards, measure their effectiveness, and ensure milestones are met. Handle client due diligence, conduct sanctions checks, and manage conflicts and confidentiality queries. Coordinate the firm's risk assessment, risk review, and file review processes. Conduct internal audits of files and processes, and maintain compliance policies. Work with the PMO and IT team to develop compliant processes and workflows. Collaborate with the Learning & Development and IT training teams on compliance training requirements. Requirements: Previous experience working in a risk & compliance role within a legal services environment. Proactive mindset with experience in managing individual projects to improve compliance standards. Strong knowledge of SRA Standards and Regulations, Anti-Money Laundering Regulations, and data protection laws. Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, with strong attention to detail. Ability to work collaboratively with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation. Adaptable and able to thrive in a busy professional work environment. Demonstrates trust, integrity, and confidence in handling confidential information. Benefits: Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. 29 days of annual leave, including compulsory leave during the office closure period. Contributory pension scheme, life assurance, and interest-free season ticket loan. Childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme. Annual social activities and a supportive and friendly culture. If you are a motivated and detail-oriented individual with a passion for compliance, apply now to join our client's Professional Ethics & Compliance team. Take the opportunity to work with a leading UK law firm and contribute to their commitment to ethical conduct and regulatory compliance. Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer. By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Adecco. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explaining how we will use your information is available on our website

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