We are recruiting for a Team Leader to join our Can I Act (CIA) team in Bristol.


Your Role

  • This role will specifically be supervising analysts working on CDD/KYC ongoing monitoring, and matter risk assessment. As a team leader your day to day remit includes:
  • Supervision of compliance analysts undertaking CDD/KYC ongoing monitoring and matter risk assessment operations, ensuring adherence to AML regulations and internal processes  
  • Supervise up to 4 compliance analysts of different skill levels, as well as giving ad hoc support to the wider team if needed
  • Be the point of contact for answering queries within the CIA Team as well as Fee Earners and other stakeholders
  • Provide clear, accurate advice regarding CDD/KYC requirements, completion of matter risk assessments and internal processes regarding these areas
  • Be able to interpret AML regulations and internal policies to make risk based decisions when providing client and matter risk advice to your direct reports and others within the firm
  • Ensure work is organised and prioritised to meet with strict SLA’s
  • Generate regular progress reports as well as custom reports for specific teams or stakeholders in the firm
  • Undertake quality checking and auditing of analysts under your supervision, ensuring that exceptional standards are met and records are well maintained.
  • Actively mentoring and supporting your direct reports to help them grow in their role
  • Work alongside other Team Leaders to contribute to the overall running of the team, sharing ideas, skills and tasks


Your Skills and Experience

  • Must have previous experience of working in compliance for a law firm in the areas of CDD/KYC, and ideally experience with matter risk assessments
  • Team leadership/management experience or experience of supporting junior team members. 
  • Good research and analytical skills, with motivation to find answers and solve problems.
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise workload.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Accurate data inputting and high attention to detail
  • Legal qualification desired but not essential.


Your Team

Can I Act are a shared service team within 'Managed Legal Services' who undertake volume compliance tasks on behalf of the firm.  The team deal with all tasks associated with taking on new clients and matters, such as conflict checking, client due diligence, and source of funds checks. 

The team consists of 17 compliance professionals and is managed on a day to day basis by the Team Manager.  The Risk Manager in Risk & Compliance is the strategic head of CIA and responsible for the team’s operations.


About TLT

Fast paced, fast growing and forward thinking, TLT is the law firm that helps clients stay one step ahead, and we do the same for our people.
We work with high profile clients in innovative sectors. With local, national and international reach, we have over 1,200 people in offices across the UK and a network of partner firms across Europe, India and the US. In 2021 we were named The Lawyer’s Law Firm of the Year, recognising our incredible success story.
Our purpose is to protect, prepare and progress our clients for what comes next and it’s essential that we do the same for our people, our planet and our communities too. In our open and collaborative culture, we encourage everyone to be their whole self, to have a voice and to contribute. 


Our Benefits

We value our employees highly and we want you to feel valued. You’ll receive a competitive salary with an annual pay review. You will also have access to an extensive range of benefits via our flexible benefits scheme including 25 days holiday (which will increase to 30 days based upon length of service) and private medical insurance. 
At TLT we have a progressive fully flexible working approach. We empower our people to work in a place and at a time that meets their needs, those of their clients and of the wider team and firm. Part of this agile approach is a focus on hybrid working and supporting the work/life balance of our people.

TLT is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment and encourages applications from all suitably qualified people, regardless of any of the characteristics protected by the laws in the locations in which we operate. 

We welcome applications from people with disabilities and are committed to providing reasonable adjustments, where necessary, to make interviews and jobs more accessible. Should you have any difficulty during the recruitment process, require any reasonable adjustments or an application to Access to work please contact the recruitment team on HR-Recruitment@TLTsolicitors.com 


Business professionals
Market Rate, Competitive
Closing Date
Sunday 21 July 2024
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