Regulatory Compliance Manager/ Assistant role

As a reputable high street law firm, we pride ourselves on providing high quality legal services to our clients.

A new role is being created for the preferred position of a Regulatory Compliance Manager, or depending on responses and experience of applicants, a Regulatory and Compliance assistant to the Managing Partner.

The role broadly encompasses a range of functions including the management and application of the firms regulatory systems including; Anti Money Laundering, Practice Management Standards for CQS and as required by the SRA and Law Society, Staff Appraisals and Training and the further ongoing updating and development of these systems. This is a very much ‘hands on’ position, initially with limited, but some, administrative support. It will involve the use of modern IT systems and working directly with the Partners, senior fee earners and external specialists.

It would best suit someone who either; has experience with in the management of a legal practice, advising, managing and training on all aspects of compliance and regulation, or, has assisted with this function and who now wishes to step up to a more managerial role. Alternatively it could suit an experienced fee earner in residential conveyancing who has a thorough knowledge of and training in compliance and regulation of all aspects of residential conveyancing in a CQS legal practice, and has an interest in developing a non-fee earning compliance and regulatory managerial role.

Although not essential it may be of benefit if applicants have experience and training, in addition to regulatory and compliance of a legal practice, in HR and/or IT and/or Staff Training. This is a highly responsible position and personal attributes should include: an aptitude of being organized and structured in your work, integrity, professionalism and confidentiality, the ability to prioritize within a high-intensity workload and good attention to detail.


Flexible and part time hours, and some hybrid working is possible, although core hours would need to be office based at an LE2 address (near the train station).


Salary and benefits package very dependent on experience, and whether the appointment is to that of a manager or assistant. There will be opportunities for career progression, towards operations and full practice management, leading to the development of a supporting team to provide assistance and guidance to the partners.

To apply for this position, please fill out the form below or email info@michaelhill.co.uk with your details and CV: