Law firm strengthens operations team

Kate Moore
Kate Moore

Dorset law firm Steele Raymond LLP has continued to strengthen its operations team with the appointment of an experienced Risk and Compliance Manager.

Dorset-born solicitor Kate Moore joins Steele Raymond to continue a culture of proactive risk awareness throughout the firm and to ensure that the business is best placed to continue to provide excellence in client experience.

Kate trained and qualified as a solicitor at a regional law firm in 2013. Kate has specialised in providing risk and compliance advice for the last five years.

Commenting on her appointment Kate said:  

“I’m delighted to be joining at a very exciting time for the firm. The fact that Steele Raymond has such a well-respected reputation across the south coast coupled with exciting ambitions for further growth are factors that inspired me to make the move. I’m looking forward to playing a part in helping the firm achieve its ambitions and  vision.”

Kate has substantial experience in advising teams internally on the professional conduct and ethical obligations of lawyers, including advising on the requirements of anti-money laundering legislation.

Steele Raymond Managing Partner Peter Rolph said:

“We are very pleased that someone with Kate’s experience has joined us at a key moment in the firm’s development. Kate’s specialist experience in advising management teams on regulatory and compliance matters will help ensure that our systems continue to meet the highest standards and will allow our teams to continue to focus on providing the best legal service to our clients.  We have big ambitions here at Steele Raymond, ambitions that will benefit from having the experience and expertise of Kate on board and to allow us to deliver our future growth plans.”

Speaking about the role, Kate said:

“Law firms are subject to ever increasing levels of regulation and compliance.  My role is to help simplify the compliance burden by putting robust policies and procedures in place which meet the required standards. This not only  ensures that we remain fully compliant with the rules and regulations but also enables our legal teams to get on with what they do best - providing top quality advice and service to our clients.”

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