• Risk & Compliance Manager
    Job Title
  • Manchester
  • 27th December 2018
    Date Posted
  • 31st January 2019
    Closing Date
  • At least 5 years’ experience as a Conveyancer running your own complex caseload
  • Qualified to either Solicitor, CLC or Cilex level
  • Experienced in investigating and responding to highly technical complaints
  • Used to conducting file audits and reporting on findings
  • Excellent client care skills
  • Experience of using a case management system (we use Proclaim)

Your Duties

Working with Client Services Manager and members of our Training & Development Team.


  • You will have proven experience as a residential conveyancer and will be able to demonstrate a strong technical knowledge of conveyancing transactions
  • You will work with the Client Services Manager to produce an Audit Programme for teams engaged in transactional work from client inception to post completion
  • You will audit those teams against that Audit Programme and provide reports to Team Leaders/Managers with regard to areas of non compliance with suggested remedial action
  • You will work with the Client Services Manager to police compliance with PLS’s process, procedures and use of case management system
  • You will ensure our clients and introducers of business receive the best possible service at all times by reviewing the audits undertaken and making such recommendations as are appropriate
  • You will work with the Exec Chair and the Client Services Manager to produce half yearly reports to the Board setting out your audit findings; identifying one off serious incidents and areas of potential systemic failure with recommended remedial action
  • You will work with the Exec Chair and Client Services Manager to investigate formal complaints and/or allegations of negligence on files and provide timely reports to the Executive Chair with suggested responses
  • You will work with the Client Services Manager to maintain a centralised register of complaints and notifications of circumstances of/claims for negligence against the firm
  • You will as part of the Training & Development Team and working with the Client Services Manager devise relevant and effective training programmes to eliminate non-compliance issues and to improve the experience of clients in the transactional journey
  • You will comply fully with all PLS Policies and procedure


Our staff are our greatest asset and we are always looking for enthusiastic, hardworking and dedicated people to join us. In return we can offer an excellent basic salary along with a fantastic bonus scheme, not to mention a great working environment with a real family feel. We also provide some great benefits such as:

  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Perkbox
  • A flexible holiday scheme
  • Free transport from the tram station
  • Free conveyancing
  • Relaxed dress policy
  • Long service awards
  • Contributory pension 
  • Our very own social committee who arrange regular nights out

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