Risk & Compliance

Risk and compliance in law firms is a booming career path and attracts many LLB and LPC graduates who may traditionally be looking at training contracts or paralegal roles. Here are a few reasons why:

1. Work in top law firms

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The Risk and Compliance function in a law firm has a wide range of responsibilities. Primarily it exists in order to mitigate and protect against risks and maintain compliance with relevant regulations and legislation - but what does that mean in practice? Different law firms organise their risk and compliance functions in different ways - in this article we talk about 4 of the main types of risk and compliance issues with which firms are concerned.

1. Conflicts of interest

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This is a situation we frequently see*, a strong candidate is under consideration and would normally be requested for interview, but for the 3 month notice period that does not sit well with the urgency of the hire. Here are a few things we think are important to consider when you have an urgent need for a permanent employee:

1. Is Filling the Role More Important than Hiring the Right Person?

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Whilst for some the idea of swapping rainy England for the sunny beaches of Australia or the lively streets of Hong Kong may be a no-brainer, we consistently hear from law firms that they struggle to get interest from their own risk and compliance professionals for these sorts of opportunities - here are a few reasons why opportunities overseas might be worth serious consideration:

1. Big Firm Compliance in a Small Team 

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Introduction

Lawyers work with some of the most sensitive information of any profession. An attorney or client can damage the outcome of a case by mishandling a single critical document, and even a small cyber breach can bring down an entire practice. Law firms therefore are constantly on the lookout for easier and more comprehensive ways to manage these risks.

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Plugin Lets Enterprise Employees Convert Their Google Docs into Microsoft Office Files and Share Them Externally with Complete Security and Compliance

Accellion, Inc., provider of the leading governance platform for sending, receiving, and sharing encrypted information, today announced secure, compliant, and convenient information sharing for enterprises using Google Drive.

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Magrath LLP Protects Global Infrastructure with Cyber-DRaaS

About Magrath LLP

Magrath LLP is a leading practitioner of immigration and employment law services which specialises in assisting corporations and private clients to relocate high-value individuals around the world.

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Myhomemove improves resilieny with Databarracks

About myhomemove Founded in 2001, myhomemove helps around 50,000 people each year to buy, sell and remortgage their homes. In 2011, they were the first UK organisation to attain an Alternative Business Structures license to operate in the UK. Today, they empower over 700 staff to provide an innovative, technology-led service to clients.

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How an international law firm saves time and money through backup and disaster recovery as a service.

About Memery Crystal 

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For several years, industry experts have called for a move to a centralized risk-management function in law firms. As merger activity intensifies and law firms look to lateral hires and international expansion to drive continued growth, they are faced with more complex regulatory requirements and conflicts considerations. Current approaches – distributed, ad hoc, and largely manual — result in an inconsistent application of risk mitigation strategies and cannot scale to meet increasingly complicated demands. 

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