Sue Ross Legal have been instructed by a leading firm of Solicitors to recruit a Head of Risk and Compliance for their Sheffield based office. The role will see you having responsibility for managing all aspects of risk and compliance and internal and external quality standards for the firm. Duties will include; -Leading the implementation of regulatory and statutory requirements -Providing advice and support to firm Management on a range of risk and quality management issues -Managing and handling complaints including notifying the firm's insurers -Ensuring risk and compliance issues are identified, monitored and addressed -Ensuring adherence to company business objectives -Providing input into business and strategic decisions including supporting with tender applications -Managing risk and incident registers -Investigating potential compliance issues -Preparing regular compliance and risk reports -Co-ordinating file review processes -Regularly reviewing risk and compliance procedures and policies -Managing Lexcel accreditation and other quality schemes -Managing risk and quality management training programmes To be considered for this role you should have an excellent understanding and knowledge of the SRAs regulatory framework and associated regulations. You should have experience gained within a similar role and be able to demonstrate how you have advised and developed compliance and risk systems. We are looking for applications from candidates who are circa 5 PQE (however this is just a guide and candidates with more or less experience may also be considered) For more information about the above vacancy or for a confidential chat about our other vacancies throughout Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, the North West and the North East, please send your details to us and one of our dedicated legal consultants will contact you. Unfortunately due to the number of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback to all applicants. Please assume that if you do not hear from us within 72 hours that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. May we take this opportunity to thank you for expressing an interest in one of our roles and wish you the very best in your search for employment.