Head of Compliance
Head of Compliance
Harding Evans Solicitors
Newport / Cardiff
Competitive Salary


The Organisation


Harding Evans is a long-established law firm ranked among the top 10 legal firms in Wales. Currently with a team of c.100 people, the firm enjoys a proud history that has helped shape its culture and ambitions. With a strong reputation for providing transparent career progression opportunities for its people, the firm commits to providing high quality services to its clients; building a loyal client base and growing its reach through its growth plans.


A newly created role, the Head of Compliance will effectively manage and oversee the firm’s compliance functions and contribute to the commercial success of the business. Technically and interpersonally strong with proven ability to inspire others and drive a culture of compliance across the Firm, the Head of Compliance will join the CEO, Director of Finance & Operations and Head of HR as a member of the Senior Management Team, leading the firm’s achievement of both its strategic and operational objectives.


The Role


Reporting to the CEO, you will join the 4-strong Senior Management Team and contribute to the development of the Firm, providing strategic direction on compliance of its current and future ventures.

You will lead on the development of strong compliance culture across the firm through robust internal procedures, risk management and training to ensure firm-wide compliance with all regulatory frameworks and data protection regulations, supporting the Firm’s Compliance Officer for Legal Practice and Anti-Money Laundering Officer.

With proven experience as a compliance manager and in-depth knowledge of the legal industry’s standards and regulations, you will already be operating at Board level or be looking for your first Board appointment.

The role is based in Newport with regular travel to its Cardiff offices. It offers a competitive salary and benefit package.


For a confidential, informal discussion and a copy of the Job Description, please contact the Goodson Thomas team on 029 2167 4422. To apply, please submit your CV and covering letter via goodsonthomas.com/vacancies, quoting 0283-GT-HES in the subject line.


All applications will be acknowledged.

Midday, Thursday 11th March 2021:      Deadline for applications

W/C 22nd March 2021:                                    Final panel interviews

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