Compliance Executive/ Solicitor

Salary: DOE

Location: Southport/ Hybrid

Compliance Executive/ Solicitor

Location: Southport/Hybrid

Fletchers Solicitors Ltd have a fantastic opportunity to join our growing Team.

In the role you will be support Legal or core departments and be an integral member of the Compliance Team, undertaking such tasks and activities as dictated by the relevant Director/Head of Department, COLP or Internal Audit Team to ensure adherence to internal processes and systems.

This would be a great opportunity to gain experience with all different aspects of CN, RTA, EL/PL and PI and would suit a NQ Solicitor, experienced file handler, or aspiring solicitor with good legal knowledge. The role requires an adaptable individual who can deal with a varied and challenging workload.

About Fletchers Solicitors:

Fletchers is a growing law firm specialising in personal injury and clinical negligence law, with excellent rankings with both the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners. Following several acquisitions, we have transformed into the Fletchers Group, with ambitious plans for further expansion. Situated in the North-West of the UK, our offices are located in Manchester, Liverpool, Southport, Leeds, Bolton, and Cambridge. Many of our colleagues enjoy the flexibility of hybrid work arrangements. We offer a great work-life balance, attractive benefits, apprenticeship or training contract opportunities, and avenues for internal progression. Currently, approximately 10% of our colleagues participate in apprenticeships or training contracts, marking a milestone for us as we continue to improve our Learning & Development programs. Our culture is nurturing, designed to assist you in achieving your aspirations. Additionally, we have our Associate and Partner programs for senior lawyers and established the Fletchers Foundation to support those who have suffered injuries.

More information about us can be found on our website.

Fletchers Group is an inclusive employer with a diverse work force, which is why we welcome applications from all diversity groups and backgrounds. We’re committed to providing a culture and environment where everyone can thrive. Fletchers understand and celebrating that no colleague is the same. We’re proud of our work on the Disability Confident scheme, and we are signing up to other diversity standards to reflect our ethos.

Main Responsibilities:

  • To manage compliance reports received from across the business;
  • Liaise with the team leaders and Heads of within the relevant business areas when dealing with the compliance reports, ensuring agreement as to approach and follow-up of any matters raised by the report;
  • Work with external organisations as required in relation to compliance reports (SRA, LeO, ICO) assist in adherence with current statutes/regulation and Code of Conduct affecting the business.
  • Assist in the drafting of documents supporting decisions of the business, documents required by statute/regulation/Code of Conduct
  • Review and amend where necessary, case documents to ensure adherence with statute/regulation/Code of Conduct;
  • Aid in reviewing workflow changes to ensure correct changes have been made
  • Assistance to the Team in responding to the requirements of external auditors, companies or third parties, to include analysis of cases and such information as necessary to enable the firm to meet its requirements under any agreement.
  • To assist with the firms LEXCEL assessment or such other accreditations as the firm applies for.

    Essential Skills and Experience: 

  • Relevant legal knowledge and experience
  • Experience and understanding of working with Proclaim or a similar case management system
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others and work within a team
  • Excellent attention to detail

Desirable qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Experience working in a compliance environment

We reserve the right to close this role before the date specified depending on the calibre and volume of candidates.

In return Fletchers can offer:

  • 35 hours working week
  • Bonus scheme (subject to targets being met)
  • 35 days holiday a year including bank holidays and Christmas Closure, you also have an option to purchase up to 3 extra days’ holiday per year, until you reach the maximum long service awards which are awarded after your 5th, 7th, and 9th full year of employment
  • Pension scheme with tax-efficient salary sacrifice option
  • Life Assurance Policy
  • Medicash policy to cover some dental, optical and other medical expenses
  • Company sick pay
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and IVF schemes
  • Flexible, agile working environment with a positive work-life balance
  • Varied calendar of funded company social events (check out Fletchers Group on LinkedIn)
  • Monthly voucher awards for winning nominees

  • Location: Southport/ Hybrid
  • Salary: DOE
  • Department: Compliance
  • Closing Date: Fri, 31 May 2024
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