Private Practice

Head of Compliance

Head of Compliance

  • The main purpose of the job is to ensure that the firm meets all of its legal, regulatory & professional obligations, and operates in such a way as to minimise so far as possible the risk of claims or sanctions.
  • You'll act as a key contributor and member of the General Counsel Team.
  • In addition, you'll be leading on developing the firm's ongoing GDPR programme including communications and presentations to the business.
  • You must be a qualified lawyer, preferably with significant experience in a regulatory role either in private practice or in post at a regulatory authority.
  • You need an ability to understand & interpret complex law in a variety of areas drawing on a working knowledge of legislation relevant to legal practice (in particular the General Data Protection Regulations) and an awareness of the possible implications/relevance in relation to common law, contract and/or tort.

Gowling WLG International Limited

Gowling WLG uses commercial and innovative thinking to provide the legal solutions its clients need to thrive and prosper.

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