Private Practice

Assoc - General Counsel & Risk

Assoc - General Counsel & Risk

  • Excellent opening for an Associate to join the General Counsel & Risk team in our London office
  • You must be a qualified lawyer with City practice experience AND experience in risk management and compliance
  • You'll advise internally on managing risk and on compliance with internal policies and procedures relating to risk
  • You'll run compliance, risk training and awareness programmes and inductions, and ...
  • ... maintain the risk intranet, risk rules, Practice Handbook and guidance

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