Conflicts Lawyer

Glasgow

Role

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


Responsibilities

  • 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

Technical Skills

  • 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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Application Details

Closing date:
10-Oct-2017

Sarah Gracie
0141 410 1028

Reference No: SG/CL

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