To support the Head of Conflicts in ensuring effective compliance controls and procedures are in place particularly those involving the avoidance of conflicts of interest and protection of confidential information, and to ensure compliance with applicable legislative requirements and management of risk.
A Conflicts Lawyer core responsibilities include the following:
Conflict of Interest Checking Process
Information Barrier and Document Security Processes
Client Care and Engagement Terms
Matter management, including matter opening and assessing compliance with Scottish and UK Law Society rules, Code and guidance
Handles legal conflict of interest matters
Involved in leading commercial clearances across all offices
Handles medium to high complexity protection of confidential information issues
Review NDA's, supplier agreements and outside counsel policies
Assists with the firm's internal audit processes
Drafts and reviews internal compliance policies and procedures.
Assists with Risk projects, where appropriate
Experience, Skills & Knowledge
Lawyer in good standing with relevant regulatory body or bar association.
Relevant experience preferably acquired in an international law firm, although other professional services or financial services firms will be considered
Personal skills / attributes
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Able to interact positively at all levels within the firm and a good team player
Able to demonstrate excellent client/customer facing skills
Strong problem solving and analytical skills; can clearly explain and present problems and issues to others and contribute to their resolution
Methodical approach to work; takes an efficient and organised approach to dealing with administration
Able to make decisions and remain calm while under pressure – particularly when dealing with difficult situations
Able to deliver high quality work to tight deadlines
Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity, apply now. To discuss this role in more detail, call Sarah Gracie on 0141 410 1028.
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