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Information Risk & Compliance Officer, IT, Gatwick & Brighton (HR0249)

17 Sep 2018



Information Risk & Compliance Officer (HR0249)




Gatwick & Brighton


9.15am – 5.15pm Monday to Friday (1 hour for lunch)


Dependent on experience


  • 21.5 days holiday plus 3.5 over the Christmas period
  • Day off for your birthday
  • Perkbox (Discounts on food and drink, entertainment and shopping)
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Season ticket loans
  • 5% pension contribution
  • Childcare vouchers


You will work within the IT team who are based in the Gatwick office.



Do you have previous experience in Risk & Compliance? Do you have working knowledge of the General Data Protection Regulation? Do you want to work for an award winning, supportive law firm?  This could be the perfect job for you!


DMH Stallard is a legal 100 firm with a headcount of 303, which provides integrated legal services from offices in London, Gatwick, Guildford, Horsham and Brighton. We were awarded Corporate Law Firm of the Year by South East Dealmakers in 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2017.


We are looking for an Information Risk & Compliance Officer to fill a permanent role within its IT Group, leading on the firm's Information Security and Regulatory Compliance Assurance. The purpose of the role is to promote continual improvement of the firm's Information Risk & Compliance framework via the setup and execution of an independent compliance programme.


The role is responsible for developing and implementing documented audit processes, obtaining audit evidence and evaluating it objectively to determine the extent to which compliance criteria have been satisfied and effectively managing risks identified.

Scope of the role encompasses the compliance of the firm to the following management systems or regulation:

  • Information Security Management Systems (ISO 27001)
  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA)
  • The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017



The key criteria for the ideal candidate will include: 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and challenge at senior level
  • Strong interviewing / questioning / investigative skills
  • Highly organised, quick and efficient
  • Ability to cope under pressure in a professional and calm manner
  • Ability to present complex subjects in understandable terms
  • Strong attention to detail strong literacy, numeracy and analytical skills
  • Enthusiastic and flexible approach to the wide variety of the role and tasks
  • Have a methodical and organised approach to work, whilst adapting to meet priorities
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications
  • Previous experience in planning & conducting audits of a recognised standard essential
  • Operational experience of implementing and auditing ISO27001 compliant Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) preferable
  • Knowing of sampling techniques preferable
  • Working knowledge of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Working knowledge of the SRA Code of Conduct 2011 preferable
  •  Working knowledge of The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 preferable
  • Working knowledge of the Legal Ombudsman scheme preferable
  • Working knowledge of the Criminal Finances Act 2017 preferable


For a full job description, click here.


This is a great opportunity for someone enthusiastic and reliable to work within a forward thinking, award winning law firm.


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