Head of Risk or Risk Manager role profile—law firms
Head of Risk or Risk Manager role profile—law firms

The following Practice Management precedent provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Head of Risk or Risk Manager role profile—law firms

Key information

Name of firm
Name of role holder
Reports to
Role type[full-time/part-time/contractor]
[If a contractor role, length of contract]
Primary location
Date role commenced
Length of probation period
End of probation review date

Role summary

  1. [To support the Risk [and Compliance] Director.]

  2. To take [overall responsibility for all risk functions OR responsibility for the following risk functions: [insert risk functions]].

  3. To ensure risk is effectively managed within the firm at all times.

  4. [insert any additional requirements specific to your firm]

Key responsibilities

  1. Working with the [Risk and Compliance Director and the] senior management team to formulate and implement a robust risk strategy.

  2. Providing advice and support to enable sound business decisions to be made in line with regulatory requirements and best risk management prac

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