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UK Compliance Counsel Associate Manager

Job Location: Location Negotiable

Job Number: 00645390


- Job description

UK Compliance Counsel Associate Manager

Location: Can be based anywhere across UK – with regular travel into London

Salary: Excellent salary and benefits package 



Join Corporate Functions and you will become part of a diverse team which offers the essential expertise that enables all of our employees to deliver high performance to our clients. Our Corporate Functions professionals work in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing and Communications, CIO & Information Security.


This position is a full-time Associate Manager role to be filled by an experienced legal counsel, with comprehensive compliance work experience in a MNC or law firm. The role will mainly focus on compliance with particular emphasis on data protection and regulatory matters in the UK. You will work closely with the Geographic Legal Lead for the UK in supporting the UK compliance oversight function. 


What responsibilities will you have?

Provide legal counsel, advice and guidance relating to the company’s operations in the UK to ensure maximum protection of the company’s legal rights, mitigation of legal risks and continued legal compliance. 

Provide legal support for DP compliance, global compliance programmes (including anti-corruption) and Post Merger Integration compliance oversight.

Assist the Manager in corporate compliance work to ensure compliance with the applicable local and international laws and regulations.

Resolve legal issues or cases in a timely and professional manner.


UK-qualified and practicing solicitor preferred. Lawyers from other Jurisdictions would be considered based upon experience.


What skills & experience are we looking for?

Legal experience with an MNC and/or a law firm.

Exposure to GDPR, data protection law, anti-corruption, money laundering, anti-bribery

Excellent verbal/written communications skills.

Ability to consistently apply good judgment.


What’s in it for you?


All of our Corporate Functions professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.


On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!



About Accenture


Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at


Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or any other basis as protected by applicable law.


Closing Date for Applications 31/03/2019

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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