Junior Associate / Associate in Legal Compliance

Junior Associate / Associate in Legal Compliance

Junior Associate / Associate in Legal Compliance

Join KPMG as Junior Associate / Associate in Legal Compliance

Junior associate / associate in legal compliance

KPMG Law is a team of 15 experienced and competent professionals, and is part of a network of more than 2,850 legal professionals around the world.

KPMG Law provides high quality and innovative legal solutions in a wide range of fields of practice. Our attorneys support both public and private sector clients on legal compliance issues by drafting opinions, conducting investigations and reviews, and developing recommendations to successfully mitigate legal risks and ensure compliance. As we are also currently active in the energy sector, supporting clients in the development of renewable energy projects, experience in the construction or energy sector would be useful. We involve more and more technological solutions in our daily work and are on the way to the New Law approach.

If you want to be in an environment where you can learn something new every day, to get involved in significant projects and do work that matters, as well as make your mark within the team, this is the right place for you.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Assist the direct manager in legal compliance projects by carrying out legal research and analysis;
  •  Conduct research on complex legal issues based on the principles of legal technique and draft legal opinions;
  • Drafting various types of opinions and reports on the legal assessment of the client's situation or proposed activity, the legal adequacy of the client's activities or processes, potential risks and their prevention/mitigation mechanisms;
  •  Support colleagues in providing legal support to clients in relation to the development of renewable energy (solar, wind) projects, including from the point of view of property law and the regulation of the construction process;
  • Participate in various projects in the public sector, providing legal expertise in the field of public administration and management of public corporations;
  • Specialise in one or more legal compliance issues
  • Work with and learn from experienced colleagues and cooperate with colleagues from the KPMG Global network
  •  Keep up to date with the latest developments and trends in the regulation of your specialty.

Can you say YES to this?

Education and experience

  • You have a degree in Law
  • You have at least 2 years of experience in legal compliance (e.g. personal data protection, competition law, AML/sanctions, consumer law, corporate compliance, etc.)
  • Experience in the energy or construction sector will be considered an advantage

Technical skills

  • You possess a good understanding of one of the sub-areas of legal compliance
  • Interest and knowledge in Legal Tech will be considered an advantage
  • You have a good command of MS tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • You are fluent in Latvian and English, both written and spoken

Personal traits

  • You have analytical and logical reasoning skills, and have mastered research techniques
  • You have strong communication and negotiation skills
  • You are a responsible, self-motivated and pro-active person who demonstrates eagerness to learn and grow
  • You can work both in a team and independently.
  • You have a mindset for high quality of work
  • You pay attention to details and are able to work within tight deadlines in a demanding and competitive environment 

We offer

  • Gross salary of EUR 1400 to EUR 2500 gross based on experience
  • Enthusiastic team and professional colleagues
  • Training opportunities
  • Health and life insurance already during the probation period
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Sports activities and entertainment events
  • Flexible working hours
  • Opportunity to work partly remotely
  • New, sustainable and modern office located in the centre of Riga
  • Paid car parking and bicycle storage
  • Smart phone (incl. paid calls and data)
  • Buddy programme
  • Ongoing support from the Performance Manager

If you can say YES, please apply!

Apply here! Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

We evaluate candidates on an ongoing basis and will close the job advertisement once we have found the right candidate - so do not hesitate to apply. 

We encourage everyone interested, regardless of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnicity, to apply for the position.

By sending your application to KPMG Baltics SIA you provide voluntary consent to processing of your personal data, contained in the application documents, by KPMG Baltics SIA for recruitment purposes. You have the right to ask questions in case you wish to learn more about how we process your personal data. Contact us via datu_iesniegumi@kpmg.lv.

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