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Risk Lawyer

Lokalita: Praha
Obor: Právo
Pozice: Právník
Datum: 09.01.2018

For our client, a global law firm in Prague, we are currently seeking the suitable candidate for the position of Risk Lawyer.


Key Responsibilities:

General support and advice to the Firm’s Head and Deputy Head of Risk and Risk Managers as and when required.
Reporting to the Risk Manager and the Head of Risk.
Reviewing new client and matter requests, performing conflict searches.
Liaising with partners, staff and other members of the Risk Team to facilitate the prompt resolution of commercial and legal conflict issues.
Ensuring anti-money laundering, sanctions and other risk checks have been carried out for new and existing clients.
Providing ad-hoc advice and support to the practice on general Compliance matters.
Assisting in relation to the firm’s Professional Indemnity and General Insurances.


A strong legal or other relevant graduate or postgraduate qualification – Czech or international (Czech language is not required).
Relevant experience in practice and/or compliance at an international law firm, or other professional or financial services firm.
Experience of the risk, ethical and regulatory environment in which law firms operate to include a good understanding of Bar rules and regulation relevant to legal practice, such as: conflict rules; European Anti-money laundering laws; International sanctions regimes or data-protection regulation.
Experience of working on projects.
Proficiency in languages.
Excellent analytic, communication and multi-tasking skills.
Strong research and drafting skills.
Advanced IT skills.
Proven ability to work as part of a team.
Ability to work well under pressure; dealing confidently, competently and diplomatically with Partners worldwide by email, telephone and in person.
Capable of building and maintaining effective working relationships to become a trusted advisor to the practice, other business support functions and other colleagues in the Risk Team.
Able to share knowledge with and develop know how for use by other Risk team members.
Client-focused, commercial approach

What we offer:

Motivating salary and employee benefits
Office in the center of Prague
The international team and dynamic environment

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