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Compliance Lawyer

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Aug 13,2018

Posted on

Aug 09,2018

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Houston, TX
Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Compliance Lawyer Candidate will liaise with Global Compliance Lawyers, Compliance Analysts, partners, and other personnel. Will include: Advise partners, attorneys and the Global Compliance Team regarding the identification and resolution of potential conflicts of interests, including the relevant legal and ethical considerations and commercial concerns. Collaborate with a team of analysts to ensure consistent workflow and timely production, which includes specifically supervising the workflows and work products of at least two Compliance Analysts. Interact with all levels of Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP Management to resolve potential conflict of interest issues or commercial concerns in the context of new matter intake, lateral hires, business development, and practice development projects. Drive any conflict issues to full resolution and manage a docket of between 15 and 30 outstanding conflict matters at any given time. Assist with training, enforcement and other issues related to Firm’s Global Practice Standards addressing stock and share dealings, external appointments, prohibitions on bribery, corruption and discrimination, economic sanctions, anti-money laundering requirements, and (to some extent) cyber security considerations. Liaise and interact with the Compliance Teams at Norton Rose Fulbright Australia, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, and Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa on a daily basis. Analyze conflict issues surrounding directorships and trusteeships in order to maintain databases. Review client relationship letters to identify contractual obligations to consider in the resolution of conflicts. Deal with questions and concerns related to policies related to share dealing.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Licensed to practice law in one or more States in which firm has an office. Experience working as an Attorney. A thorough acquaintance with and working knowledge of US conflicts rules. Highly intelligent with excellent commercial judgment. Strong written and oral communication skills and experience operating in a multi-cultural environment. Sufficient maturity and judgment to work successfully and confidently with all levels including senior management and partners. Be sufficiently confident to exercise risk-based judgment calls on a daily basis. Be fully familiar with a lawyer’s duties regarding confidentiality, privilege and client care. Highly analytical with an ability to anticipate potential problems and creatively propose/implement solutions. Ability to effectively supervise the work product and daily workflow of two analysts; prior supervisory experience is preferred.

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Hiring Coordinator
Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
Fulbright Tower
1301 McKinney , Suite 5100
Houston, TX 77010-3095

Review:

"Family Oriented Firm"

Current Employee - Reviewed on July 28, 2017

Consider hiring more secretaries and paralegals. The firm would run so much smoother with just a few more of each.

Pros : This firm really seems to care about the employees. They host a ton of fun events and gatherings, and are incredibly flexible when it comes to time off for family related matters.
Cons : There doesn't seem to be enough support staff to keep things running efficiently. Secretaries are always behind and paralegals are sometimes nowhere to be found.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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