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Analyst (1634)

We’re a national law firm with a local reach. Our philosophy is ‘Expert Hand, Human Touch’ – something you’ll find in the way we work with our clients and how we support our teams. But, we’re more than just a law firm – we’re a team, working together to help individuals and businesses navigate life’s ups and downs.

Whichever team you join, working here you’ll feel a part of our friendly and inclusive environment. We’ll value you for who you are and what you bring. We support each other and push boundaries to achieve incredible things, and make a real difference to our clients and communities.

The work we do has been recognised in the awards we’ve won. We’re committed to being even better, and our awards help to show we’re on the right track.

Your Role

As an analyst working within the General Counsel team, you will develop a broad range of skills so you can provide straightforward compliance advice and resolution to the business, ensuring that the firm is able to meet its regulatory and legal obligations.

 

It is a varied role and you will develop a broad range of knowledge and expertise. The core area your will primarily work on is Client Matter Inception with potential to develop a broader range of skills in Client Care & Resolution and Data Protection in the role.

 

What you’ll be doing

  • Resolving straight forward compliance quires on a daily basis with limited supervision
  • Identifying and reporting any potential compliance or reputational concerns to the relevant person
  • Responding to compliance requests in relation to Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements and related issues
  • Responsible for completing conflicts clearance checks and analysis for new business
  • Supporting on basic data subject access requests
  • Undertaking legal and regulatory research

What we’re looking for

  • A team player who is willing to get involved, learn new things and support our team to achieve its objectives.
  • Exceptional communication skills both written and verbally.
  • Being comfortable working under pressure and be able to maintain a high level of attention to detail at all times.
  • You needn’t have a legal qualification but you will be educated to degree level or have experience of working in the legal or compliance area.
What we can offer you
  • 25 days annual leave, with the opportunity to buy additional leave
  • Two fundraising days in a year to give back to the community (fully paid!)
  • Westfield Health membership, offering discounted leisure and travel and refunds on medical services

We also offer a huge number of well-being initiatives to encourage positive mental health both in and out of the workplace as well as flexible working options to ensure that you are fully supported to work the way that best suits you. Our social responsibility programme is fundamental to who we are. We’re committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace where our colleagues can flourish. We have a range of groups to celebrate our people across sexuality, disability, age, gender and culture. 

Additional Information

As part of the Irwin Mitchell Group’s on-boarding process all successful applicants are required to complete the group’s employment screening process. This process helps to ensure that all new employees meet our standards in relation to honesty and integrity therefore protecting the interests of the Group, existing employees, clients, partners and other stakeholders.

Depending on the role you apply for we may carry out checks that will establish your eligibility to work in the UK, and criminal record check and financial checks ­with a credit reference agency will also be undertaken.

The employment screening process will fully comply with Data Protection and other applicable laws.

Irwin Mitchell LLP is an equal opportunity employer.


 
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Location
Imperial House, 31 Temple Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom, B2 5DB
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We're proud of our values, and we're looking for people who share them

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  • Business Area:
    Group Services
  • Team:
    General Counsel
  • Working Hours:
    Full Time
  • Vacancy Type:
    Permanent
  • :
    Birmingham, London
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