Dentons is seeking Risk Analyst for our growing new business intake team across the Europe region. We look for reliable, organized candidates with strong analytical skills and attention to detail, who enjoy engaging in teamwork, working in a dynamic international environment, and getting exposure to major business transactions. Our Risk Analysts play a crucial role in conflicts of interest as well as compliance checks, management of risk, and overall support the firm in applying the standards of risk-based culture.

Key responsibilities:

  • Running conflicts checks varying levels of complexity and across a range of sectors, practices, and geographies, including preliminary identification of sanctions issues
  • Liaising with partners, business support teams and Risk teams firmwide to facilitate the prompt resolution of commercial and legal conflict issues identified from conflict searches
  • Conducting anti-money laundering refresh of due diligence for existing clients
  • Reaching out to other Dentons regions to obtain conflict clearances across Dentons worldwide
  • Handling complexity protection of confidential information issues, managing information barriers and document security processes
  • Reviewing engagement letters, outside counsel terms and other engagement terms/contracts
  • Supporting the team and risk management on various tasks and projects, such as client terms review, technology upgrades, team training, policy drafting etc.


Experience, skills knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s degree, legal education is preferred
  • Prior experience analyzing and resolving conflicts of interest and managing confidential information issues acquired in an international law firm is required
  • Experience working with Intapp Open system is advantageous
  • Excellent analytical skills, with ability to quickly identify and meticulously analyse complex issues and provide practical solutions
  • Effective communication skills, dealing confidently, competently, and diplomatically with internal clients worldwide, persuasively communicating the Risk position in writing as well as by telephone and providing clear and unambiguous instructions
  • Ability to comprehend the commercial concerns arising from the underlying advice provided by a global law firm
  • Methodical and organised approach to work and strong prioritisation skills, with ability to work efficiently under pressure, prioritise and deliver work to a consistently high standard and to deadlines
  • Ability to make decisions and remain calm while under pressure, particularly when dealing with challenging situations
  • Strong commitment to excellent internal client/customer facing service, being professional in outlook and attitude and serve as an ambassador for Risk Europe
  • Ability to work as part of an international multicultural environment

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