Job Description

Director of Compliance and Risk Management

Job Type:

Location: London

Job Level: Senior

Our client is a highly regarded legal practice which has ambitious plans to grow over the next few years.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a law firm risk and compliance specialist to join this team which is already well established and will develop significantly. In the role you will be supporting one of the partners who acts as COLP on a range of compliance and risk management issues. This will include developing and maintaining processes to ensure SRA compliance, dealing with annual compliance including maintenance of the SRA authorisation, maintaining the risk register and overseeing training.

You will work closely with senior colleagues in the business and the intention is for the successful candidate to develop a team to handle risk and compliance matters.

Our client is looking for an experienced individual who has strong knowledge of SRA compliance gained with another leading firm and is interested in a growth opportunity.

If you would like to know more, please contact Chris Cayley of Cayley Coughtrie on 020 3617 2774 (07976 908762) or by email at

This assignment is being handled exclusively by Cayley Coughtrie. All third party or direct applications will be forwarded to them for consideration. The closing date for applications is 5th July.

* Cayley Coughtrie is a recruitment consultancy specialising in legal recruitment primarily across London and the UK.

We are advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of our clients. It is our policy to respond to all applications which on paper meet our clients’ requirements within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond individually to everyone who applies. If we have not contacted you within five working days your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. This has no bearing on future applications and please feel free to apply for any other role you may see in the future which is relevant to your background and experience.

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