Conflicts Administrator

Date: 16 Jul 2024

Location: London, GB

Company: Dentons

 

Department/Division: Conflicts
Duration: Permanent             
Reports to: Senior Conflicts Officer Team Leader
Type of Role: Hybrid/ Remote/ London/ Scotland

Reference no: 6671

 

The Role

 

We're seeking a Conflicts Administrator to support, Team Leaders, Managers, and Global Head of Conflicts in ensuring effective compliance controls and procedures are in place, particularly those involving the avoidance of conflicts of interest and protection of confidential information, and to ensure compliance with applicable legislative requirements and management of risk.

 

This role will work with and support the UK, Ireland, and Middle East regions.

 

A Conflicts Administrator should aim to become proficient with the following core compliance processes:

 

  • Conflict of Interest Checking Process.
  • Information Barrier and Document Security Processes.
  • Client Care and Dentons Engagement Terms.
  • Matter management, including matter opening and assessing compliance with Scottish and UK Law Society rules, Code and guidance.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Handles low complexity conflicts of interest matters.
  • Handles high volume conflict searches.
  • Managing legal and commercial issues across Dentons network.
  • Matter management, including matter opening and assessing compliance with, Irish Scottish and UK Law Society Rules, Code and Guidance.
  • Review of relevant conflict flags.
  • Setting up information barriers.
  • Assisting with the management of the high volume workflow.
  • Supporting Senior Conflicts Administrators, Team Leaders and Managers and Global Heads of Conflicts, as required.
  • Assisting with Department Projects and Initiatives.
  • Analyse Letters of Engagement for the purposes of conflict checking.
  • Adheres to Dentons’ internal compliance policies and procedures.
  • Bulk matter searching for certain practice areas.
  • Other duties that may be assigned. 

 

Personal Skills / attributes

 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to interact positively at all levels within the firm and a good team player.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills; can clearly explain and present problems and issues to others and contribute to their resolution.
  • Methodical approach to work; takes an efficient and organised approach to dealing with workload. 
  • Able to make decisions and remain calm while under pressure – particularly when dealing with difficult situations.
  • Able to deliver high quality work to tight deadlines.
  • Can demonstrate initiative and the ability to be proactive, while also being able to follow instructions and provide support to the Conflicts Manager and Global Head of Conflicts.
     

Firm Profile

 

Across more than 80 countries, Dentons helps you grow, protect, operate and finance your organisation by providing uniquely global and deeply local legal solutions. Polycentric, purpose-driven and committed to inclusion, diversity, equity and sustainability, we focus on what matters most to you. www.dentons.com

 

Inclusion and Diversity

 

We are committed to building an inclusive culture here at Dentons where our people can thrive, regardless of their background or circumstance. As well as being the right thing to do, it makes good business sense too. A richness of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives helps us best serve our clients and the communities in which we operate. You can find out more about inclusion and diversity at Dentons here: Inclusion and Diversity.

 

Equal Opportunities

 

Dentons is committed to providing equal opportunities for all. We welcome applications from everyone including of any age, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, nationality, neurodiversity, disability, or with parental or caring responsibilities. We also offer flexible working hours.

 

During the application process, all applicants have the opportunity to tell us about any adjustments or support they require so they are able to perform at their best. Any information you share with us during the application process is treated in confidence.

 

If you have any questions about this or the role criteria, please email recruitment.matters@dentons.com

 

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

 

If you are interested in applying for this position, we welcome direct applications via our careers page, but if you have any questions beforehand, please email  recruitment.matters@dentons.com. Enquiries only please – applications will not be accepted via email.

 

Please note that we will not accept unsolicited CVs sent to the business, nor will we accept any associated terms of business.