Our client, a leading Law Firm, is currently looking to recruit a Compliance Lawyer to join their Compliance team in Dublin.
This role will suit a lawyer with strong contractual legal experience as you will be involved in negotiating the firm’s key contracts with suppliers and engagements with clients.
In this role you will be providing a key audit and oversight function to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and the firm’s policies and professional standards through training, drafting and enforcement of policies. The successful candidate will work with a highly successful team and receive training and career guidance that is second to none in the Irish market.
Reviewing and negotiating the firm’s engagements with key clients, assisting on client tenders, review of outside counsel guidelines and updating and advising on the firm’s preferred engagement terms
Supporting the firm in complying with Law Society and other regulatory obligations including lobbying
Assisting in the further development and maintenance of policies and professional standards, including training and rolling out best practice across the firm
Assisting the Risk and Professional Standards team in updating and managing the firm’s Risk Register
Collaborating with other departments in the firm, including HR, Finance, Marketing and Business Development to provide a co-ordinated and consistent service to colleagues and clients.
4+ PQE Solicitor ideally with contract law experience
Currently working in a leading practice private firm or in a similar in-house role.
Demonstrable understanding of compliance and regulatory issues relevant to Irish law firms
Methodical, process driven approach to audit and review
Client focused and responsive, used to working efficiently in a dynamic and demanding role