Risk & Compliance Lawyer - In House

London (Greater)
13 Oct 2016
12 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

Why Axiom?

If you’re entrepreneurial, business-minded and always craving the next challenge, we would love to have you join us on our mission to shape the future of law.

Our lawyers benefit from a self-directed practice, flexibility, top tier peers and access to the world's largest and most innovative clients - all with a full suite of benefits including holidays, healthcare and professional development resources.

Currently, we're on the hunt for exceptional Risk & Compliance lawyers to join our ranks with:

  • Excellent academic and law firm credentials (in-house experience preferred)
  • A passion for providing unparalleled client service with a high level of professionalism and outstanding business judgment
  • 2+ years of strong experience in advising clients on legal regulatory and compliance issues across a broad range of areas including FS, Insurance and Corporates
  • Expertise in financial regulations including: FCA Rules, MIFID, CASS, FSMA, Market Abuse Directive, Best Execution policies, SFC, RDR, AML, KYC, CASS, Financial Crime, SEPA
  • Experience of Consumer credit and/or insurance related regulations (Consumer Rights Act 2015; FCA CONC and ICOBS sourcebooks) would be beneficial
  • Deep understanding of compliance is essential

The responsibilities for this role will include:

  • Advising clients on compliance and legal issues surrounding structuring of new products, marketing and promotion of investment products
  • Drafting, planning and/or implementing compliance policies and procedures for regulatory matters across different business units
  • Managing operational risk, including regulatory filings and registration preparation
  • Identifying, assessing, monitoring, managing and reporting on compliance risk
  • Liaising with internal business units and assist external examiners
  • Implementing internal audit programs and surveillance

Axiom is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce.

With over 1,200 (and growing) Axiomites based around the world, we seek to live up to the New York Times’ prediction that:  “A more sweeping transformation may be on the horizon. And it may look a lot like Axiom”. 

Our company is ranked #1 in business of law, innovation in corporate strategy and innovation in law firm efficiency by the Financial Times, and our CEO Mark Harris is recognised by Forbes as a “name you need to know” and by the National Law Journal as a “top ten agent for change”.

For more information, please visit www.axiomlaw.com and follow us on Twitter @Axiom_LawUK.