Conflicts Analyst

  • Job Reference: JO0000003079
  • Date Posted: 25 April 2022
  • Recruiter: Ryder Reid Legal
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Risk & Compliance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

About the role

As a Conflicts Analyst, you will be responsible for analysing, interpreting, and acting upon conflicts reports regarding incoming attorneys and new client business. Other key responsibilities include:

  • Communicating with attorneys responsible for matters that present a potential conflict; evaluating information obtained from attorneys; and assisting with the resolution of all conflicts issues working with senior team members as necessary to address issues that arise during the attorney hiring and new business processes.
  • Validating the requirements for the conflicts check is accurate from the information provided by the Conflicts Assistant through the conflicts system - Intapp Open; ensuring all necessary parties are listed and information relayed accurate and correctly.
  • For lateral attorney candidates, communicating with the candidate regarding the Firm's need for complete and accurate client and related parties information and in distinguishing portable and non-portable business.
  • Administering the conflicts review for all lateral attorney candidates, which includes assisting the candidate with completion of the conflicts questionnaire, providing oversight to Conflicts staff generating the lateral candidate conflicts report, analysing the report and summarizing its content, working with Ethics Committee and other attorneys sponsoring the lateral candidate, and resolving potential conflicts with attorneys representing current clients.
  • Analysing Conflicts reports to determine those matters that require additional review, communicating follow-up questions to attorneys, or suggesting Ethics Committee action.

About you

We'd love to hear from you if you:

  • Apply your organizational and communication skills while displaying a positive attitude
  • Perceive and analyse problems and develop alternative strategies to solve them
  • Have well-developed and professional interpersonal skills, the ability to effectively interface with attorneys, management, support staff and outside contacts, as well as organizational skills needed to manage time well, prioritize effectively, and handle multiple deadlines

And have:

  • A Bachelor's degree is preferred
  • Previous experience in a law firm or other professional services firm is desired
  • Experience with Intapp Open software is preferred

Please note that this role may be eligible for a flexible working schedule that allows for a hybrid and in-office presence.