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Vacancy - Compliance Assistant

We have an excellent opportunity for a Compliance Assistant to join a well-established Legal Consultancy firm who are leading experts in their field.

You will have the opportunity to work directly with a wide range of individuals at all levels – colleagues, management, directors, clients and external consultants – which makes the job varied and interesting.

You will be based at our office in Loughborough working Monday to Friday  9am to 5pm.

The Role

  • Assisting with all administration tasks involved in obtaining and maintaining clients’ SQM, Lexcel and CQS accreditations, including writing documents, reviewing client templates and providing support during audits
  • Assisting with new firm applications to the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board
  • Assisting clients with our bespoke compliance software, including providing training and assisting with maintaining their records
  • Preparing client care letters and terms of engagement
  • Providing compliance advice and assistance in a number of areas, including but not limited to; Anti-Money Laundering, Data Protection, SRA Standards and Regulations, Accounts Rules, Legal Aid Agency contracts
  • Filtering and replying to emails
  • Liaising with colleagues and clients
  • Monitoring the CRM System to ensure that the client records are updated and maintained
  • Answering telephone calls to the office, transferring callers to the appropriate member of staff or taking sufficiently detailed messages
  • Diary management and arranging client visits
  • Assisting with other duties as necessary, e.g. photocopying, producing delegate packs for conferences, etc.

Applicant Requirements

Essential

  • Office Administration experience
  • Competent with Microsoft Word / Excel
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Competent time and work management
  • Organisational skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Able to work on own and a desire to show initiative
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure
  • Methodical and thorough approach to work

Desirable

  • Knowledge of Legal Services
  • Customer Service experience
  • Degree or equivalent
  • A-Level or equivalent

How to Apply

Please apply for this role by clicking HERE.