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Senior - Quality, Risk & Regulations - Diegem (Brussels)

  • Description:

    For our Diegem (Brussels) office we are looking for a Quality, Risk & Regulations Senior

  • Profile:

    • You hold a master degree (in law, economics...)
    • You have minimum 4 to 5 years of relevant experience in a similar role
    • You excel in accuracy and organizational skills
    • You have a strong an outgoing personality
    • You have a service minded attitude
    • You are Dutch and/or French speaking with good knowledge of English
    • Knowledge of ERP systems (e.g. SAP) is an asset

    Your function:

    • You are responsiblefor the Legal QRR program, which is a high developed quality and risk program to ensure that high quality & risk standards are maintained at all levels within the legal function;

    • You are in charge of the Legal Quality & Risk Management and monitor compliance with Legal Quality & Risk policies & procedures(client and engagement acceptance including anti-money laundering regulations and  auditor independence rules, use of engagement letters and business terms,  etc.); 

    • You facilitate trainings on

      • Legal QRR topics to managers, directors and partners, seniors, new hires;

      • QRR topics to the Client Administrator group;

      • on Legal QRR topics on international schools;

      • PDM meetings and L&L sessions throughout the different service lines in order to explain Legal QRR related topics.

    • You assist managers, directors & partners in their day to day questions on Quality & Risk matters;

    • You assist the team of Client Administrators to assure compliance with all policies & procedures from client and engagement acceptance to contracting;

    • You are in charge of the Legal QRR Intranet Site and assure all Models & Forms and our Legal Practice Manual are kept up to date;

    • You review periodical newsletters on Legal QRR matters;

    • You provide assistance to partners, directors and managers with respect to contracting (reviewing engagement letters, NDA’s, Hold Harmless Letters, Terms of business, …) and liaise with the Legal department, if required;

    • You review new developed Legal technologies, before being promoted/sold to clients by performing a QRR analysis of the tool together with Independence & Legal office and Legal IT;

    • You coordinate the internal review program, which contains amongst others:

      • Coordination and set-up of Process Reviews throughout the different service lines;

      • Prepare the draft report of the yearly Portfolio Risk Review, by analyzing the responses from the partner group;

      • You coordinate and conduct -Internal Legal reviews to verify compliance with all quality, risk and independence related policies and regulations;

      • Coordination & assistance to other audits being announced (AML Audit, Global Legal & Legal Practice Review,…).

    • Coordinate the bi-yearly claims sweep exercise, which reports the possible circumstances and claims within T&L;

    • Coordinate the set-up of regular GTCE QRR meeting;

    • Coordination & review of work performed by QRR team members;

    • Thinks strategically, in order to enhance the QRR processes and procedures;

    • You report to the Legal QRR Leader.

    We offer you:

    • An atmosphere stimulating personal development and growth.

    • Competitive salary in accordance with education, experience and skills.

    • Attractive extralegal advantages.

    Interested?

    Please send your CV and motivation letter to:

    Tim Baart
    Partner
    Laga
    Pegasus Park
    Berkenlaan 8A
    1831 Diegem
    Belgium

    Email: bejobs@laga.be

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