Risk & Compliance
Legal 500 West London firm requires a Risk and Compliance Assistant to audit fee earner files and undertake risk and compliance duties.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a Risk and Compliance Assistant to join a highly regarded firm in Uxbridge on a permanent, full-time basis. The firm offers a supportive work environment where merit and achievement are rewarded making it an ideal place to develop your career.
- Risk and compliance administration and supporting fee earners in this area
- Auditing fee earners against industry quality standards
About Winckworth Sherwood
A member of the Legal 500 UK and relied on by some of the UK’s largest organisations, Winckworth Sherwood (WS) is a full-service law firm with a diverse client base. Since as far back as 1777 the firm has established its reputation for delivering high levels of client service in high value, high profile projects.
Finding an all-in-one solution to manage metadata and stop missent emails
Legal 500 practice in Essex seeks Compliance Auditor on a fixed term contract for 3-4 months.
Joining a busy compliance team located within the Colchester office, the successful auditor will provide comprehensive support to the quality and compliance director. Assisting with the management of changes driven by either client demands, objectives or regulatory changes, you will manage a varied workload, ensuring high levels of client service at all times.
• Providing project support
• Integrating a newly merged firm in preparation for assessment to achieve Lexcel
Compliance professional required to be an assistant officer within a Legal 500 practice located in Peterborough.
Reporting to the head of compliance, the successful assistant will play a key role in the department, ensuring that the highest levels of quality standards are maintained, and that the firm is compliant with not only applicable legislation but regulatory requirements. Client satisfaction and maintaining the firm's reputation will be key focuses of your role.
• Handling compliance and audit enquiries internally
• Investigating breaches
CTS is delighted to confirm that their client, Wilson Nesbitt, has been awarded the Government approved Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation. Established in 1948, Wilson Nesbitt is a Northern Ireland law firm with offices in Belfast and Bangor, providing professional legal services to businesses, lenders and private individuals across a range of legal issues.
Cybercrime is becoming an ever more frequent and sophisticated threat to law firms. At the same time regulatory compliance is becoming tougher, the penalties for non-compliance are escalating, and clients are insisting on exceptional security standards.
Whilst fully automated legal analysis is still some distance away, a number of notable applications are already available—and some impressive commercially available functionality within a few years is highly realistic. As law firms start to incorporate within their practices machine learning and AI tools, discussions between providers and clients will and should include questions around both reliability and liability.
Customers are used to accessing their information 24/7. Banking is now more likely to be done in front of a boxed set than in branch. This has created massive operational savings while giving customers a better experience. The technology to capture information through chatbots and provide client updates through a web portal is readily available, so is there any reason law firms can’t encourage people to Netflix and claim?
Leading international law firm to use FileTrail GPS to manage records retention, apply client requirements across information repositories.
FileTrail today announced that Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers globally, has adopted FileTrail GPS to support its information governance program. Akin Gump will use FileTrail to control information across the firm's data repositories in line with its information governance policies, as well as its clients’ outside counsel guidelines.
Following an article in this weekend’s Daily Mail, which reported how the authorities are “stretched to breaking point by a barrage of new deadly threats” and suggested that lawyers, accountants and estate agents could be doing more to report suspicious activities.