DLA Piper LLP

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, positioning us to help clients with their legal needs around the world.

We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality and value to our clients, and we achieve this through practical and innovative legal solutions that help our clients succeed.

We’re proud to serve an international client base that includes more than half of the Fortune 250 and nearly half of the FTSE 350 companies. We help the world's top companies with their business-critical issues. Many of the deals we work on are complex and challenging – transcending not just practice areas, but borders, languages and legal systems. With offices throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, we represent more clients in a broader range of geographies and practice disciplines than virtually any other law firm in the world. Our lawyers have wide experience in arbitration, banking, competition and trade, as well as corporate crime and corporate finance. We have strong practices in employment, energy, hospitality and leisure, insurance, intellectual property, litigation, mergers and acquisitions and have developed key teams in pensions, private equity, real estate, tax, and technology

As a firm we are committed to diversity and to building an inclusive culture for all of our people, where differences are genuinely valued. For us, diversity isn't just about visible differences, it's the unique blend of talents, skills, experiences and perspectives that makes each of us an individual and we know it's crucial to have a culture and environment where those differences are genuinely valued.

DLA Piper LLP London, UK
14 Mar, 2019
Permanent
THE ROLE The Senior Compliance Manager will: Assist with all legal, regulatory and compliance issues, incidents and queries which may arise, escalating those as appropriate to other risk specialists in the legal, risk management and compliance team Support the Head of Compliance in relation to compliance requirements and initiatives and work closely together on the annual compliance declaration, ensuring all PI issues are duly notified Management of discrete compliance projects as assigned Contribute, as a member of legal, risk management and compliance, to queries which arise on Risk issues and deliver firm-wide risk strategies, initiatives and projects. MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Support in the development, implementation and maintenance of coordinated policies and processes which minimise the firm's exposure to regulatory compliance risk Support in the development, implementation and maintenance of the training and support mechanisms required to achieve and maintain compliance with agreed firm policies and law/regulation Support the firm's career and academy programmes, and other central training initiatives Provide support and guidance to the Regional Risk Managers on regulatory and compliance issues affecting their region; Supporting the renewal of annual registrations and practising licenses throughout the DLA Piper International firm, and with the annual compliance declaration; Support and advise other Service Areas (eg. HR, IT, Finance, Marketing, Facilities, Knowledge Management) on regulatory risk and compliance issues that are relevant to their activities and projects; Assist in the resolution of complaints and regulatory report/investigations Contribute to the delivery of the legal risk and compliance team's Annual Action Plan and other firm wide risk priorities; SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES Be a self-starter, who is able to work on their own initiative as well as being part of a team, and has a strong client service orientation Possess a high level of commercial acumen and analytical skills Have a sound understanding of risk and compliance practice gained in a fully developed enterprise risk management environment; be able to think strategically and creatively; The ability to build and maintain strong relationships both within and outside the firm, acting as an effective brand ambassador for DLA Piper, and an internal change agent be comfortable operating in sometimes ambiguous situations, demonstrating a flexible and collaborative personal working style; be comfortable multi-tasking and working to sometimes conflicting timescales and multiple priorities in a robust and fast-paced environment