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Offices 204 and 205
Manchester Business Park
3000 Aviator Way
Manchester M22 5TG

Quality and Compliance Co Ordinator – Chester

About the Role

As a Co Ordinator in the Quality and Compliance Team you will need to:

  • Conduct Compliance file reviews on selected matters across all of our fee earning teams.
  • Arrange and collate the annual returns for the firms various Quality and Compliance accreditations including Lexcel, CQS, WIQs, and Lender Exchange.
  • Liaise with and act as the initial point of contact for our PII Insurer/Broker dealing with PII claims and notifications
  • Attend the monthly Compliance Board meeting and prepare minutes in an accurate and timely manner after each meeting.
  • Ensure that all complaints, data breaches and undertakings are recorded on our internal reporting system.
  • Work with other members of the team to learn and assist with the day-to-day Q&C operations such as file opening and archiving.
  • Work closely with the Head of Quality and Compliance/MLRO to deal with daily AML and Compliance queries from the business and to assist with occasional Data Subject Access Requests, Police Production Orders and Regulator Requests.
  • Prepare and assist with new starter Compliance inductions.
  • Liaise with the SRA and Law Society and ensure that all regulatory records are maintained accurately.

You will need to have previous experience of working in a busy Compliance department (preferably within a Law Firm), with excellent AML and Regulatory Compliance knowledge and preferably a compliance or risk qualification.

You will be a confident person with excellent communication skills and the ability to work well as a member of a team but also independently where required with minimal supervision.

Organisational skills are essential for this role. You will have the ability to manage and prioritise your work; with high levels of accuracy and attention to detail and the ability to act promptly on instructions received.

An ability to communicate and build/maintain relationships with team members, fee earners and external stakeholders is essential.

About Aaron & Partners LLP

We are a highly reputable law firm with offices in Chester and Shrewsbury and more than 20 recommendations from the two main independent legal directories, Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.

We pride ourselves on providing high quality, results focused legal advice through a dedicated partner-led service. Much of the work we undertake is ‘bespoke’, requiring unique solutions to unique problems and a breadth of commercial understanding and appreciation.

The firm positively encourages solicitors at all levels to take on as much responsibility as they are comfortable with.  We want individuals who are keen to build and broaden their technical abilities, whilst at the same time developing client-facing and marketing skills.

The firm is growing, ambitious and constantly evolving and we expect the same from

our employees.

Hours of work & Benefits

This is a full-time position based at our Chester office. Working hours are 09:00 to 17:30.

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including:

  • 5 weeks annual holiday (increasing with long service)
  • Enhanced pension
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Death in service benefit (4 x annual salary)
  • Supported parking scheme
  • and more…….

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to ensuring that all job applicants are treated equally and without discrimination. As a firm we proactively promote a positive working environment and “The A&P Way”.

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If you are interested in applying for this exciting opportunity, please send your CV, along with a covering letter to Jane Dearsley by email to:

[email protected] or by post to 5-7 Grosvenor Court, Foregate Street, Chester, CH1 1HG.

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