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Head of Legal Compliance

Head of Legal and Compliance | Salary c£100k plus benefits package | Gibraltar

SRGEurope has been appointed to recruit an experienced Head of legal and Compliance to join a well established Financial Services Company based in Gibraltar.

Our client is premier class, professional and has an incredibly talented work-force.

The Head of Legal and Compliance will have full overview of compliance, legal, AML, Risk and Formalities.

Head of Legal and Compliance Responsibilities:

  • To act as the senior representative, both internally and externally, local legal, risk and compliance department with direct management responsibility for Gibraltar entity

  • To develop synergies and efficiencies across the local divisional legal and compliance functions through critical review of activities and staffing

  • To manage, monitor and co-ordinate the provision of local risk and compliance services, management reporting including regional EMEA compliance

  • To work in conjunction with the EMEA Head of AML on the local implementation of Bank AML policies

  • Establish cross divisional legal and compliance plans for the location and work with regional and divisional management to ensure that these plans are implemented

  • Act as the primary contact and manage the client's relationship with its local regulators

  • Periodically present at the local management committees on legal and compliance related issues and initiatives

  • Approval of expenses, invoices, payments for the client

  • Manage training process in relation to core areas including cross border disputes

Head of Legal and Compliance Requirements:

  • The ideal candidate will be have a legal qualification a Degree or the equivalent and or legal work experience of a similar nature

  • FSC or FSA registered or approved

  • Abundant EMEA cross border knowledge

  • Used to operating a senior level and assuming this level of responsibility

  • Be available to commute to UK office as required

  • Knowledge of the legislation, regulations, rules , the Compliance Handbook and Procedures

  • Knowledge of their employees' backgrounds, strengths, weaknesses, and required licences and registrations

  • Be committed to team building and have excellent communication skills

The Company

Our client is one of Gibraltar's leading Financial Services companies.

They have a strong market presence and have a reputation for excellence.

Why Gibraltar?

Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory on the edge of the Iberian Peninsula neighbouring Southern Spain.

It boasts 300 days of sunshine per year, a relaxed out of work lifestyle and is easily accessible to the rest of Europe from Gibraltar and Malaga airports.

The primary currency in Gibraltar is pounds/sterling and there are excellent English speaking schools if you are relocating with your family.

We can even help you with your relocation process read more here:

To Apply

If you would like to proceed to the next stage press apply now, if you just want to know more e-mail us at or to call us, for Gibraltar +350 200 69999, for UK 0207 183 6462, we look forward to hearing from you.

We have a variety of jobs within the Finance sector ranging from £25k-£100k, so if this one is not suitable please visit our website for other exciting opportunities you can apply for.

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