Ethics Adviser Jobs Vacancy at Solicitors Regulation Authority Birmingham
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Ethics Adviser Jobs Vacancy at Solicitors Regulation Authority Birmingham Jobs Details:
What is in it for you?
- Opportunity to be at the forefront of advising on the rules that govern solicitors' conduct
- Showcase your ability to liaise with external stakeholders providing excellent customer service
- Enjoy a varied role, with challenge and ownership
- Training on rules and principles of conduct
The Professional Ethics Guidance team are seeking a highly motivated and positive individual to join a skilled and supportive team of existing Ethics Advisers.
As an Ethics Adviser, you will specialise in providing advice on the rules that govern solicitors’ conduct and assist solicitors in applying these to their situation. You will give advice on the telephone, web chat and in writing, so you will need to communicate clearly, concisely and accurately.
With a natural ability to build rapport quickly, you will be the first port of call and will manage a substantial number of queries on a wide variety of subjects. You will also case work applications for waivers of the outcomes of the Code of Conduct and make first instance decisions on applications under Rule 20 of the SRA Accounts Rules.
The work is pressured but varied and will suit someone who likes a challenge. You will need to take ownership of each query, meeting the highest performance standards at all times.
We will provide training on the rules and principles of conduct but you will need to show an aptitude to apply them in relation to individual situations.
The helpline is open to the profession Monday to Friday 9.00 - 17.00 and you will need to cover these hours.
What we are looking for
- Passionate and driven individuals
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Experience of private practice and advising on anti-money laundering
- Resilience and the ability to work under pressure, delivering to deadlines
- Competent decision maker, using appropriate judgment
To apply for this role, please submit your CV and covering letter. Please ensure that your CV and covering letter clearly demonstrate how you meet the knowledge, skills and experience requirements of the role.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and experience:
Post qualification experience in private practice.
Ability to apply principles and criteria in decision making.
Ability to grasp complex factual cases and draw out critical information.
Ability to work on own initiative as well as being a team player.
IT literate (Windows based software).
Experience in contentious and non-contentious areas of law.
The SRA is the independent regulator of solicitors and law firms in England and Wales, protecting consumers and supporting the rule of law and the administration of justice. We do this by overseeing all education and training requirements necessary to practise as a solicitor, licensing individuals and firms to practise, setting the standards of the profession and regulating and enforcing compliance against these standards.
We offer a generous flexible benefits package, a friendly working environment and the opportunity to develop your career within a professional organisation.