Steven Taylor has joined specialist risk and compliance business Legal Eye as Compliance Adviser.
Steven brings an extensive background in banking and in litigation funding as well as direct experience as a MLRO, further strengthening the depth and breadth of experience available from the Legal Eye team.
Having started his career in financial services with Barclays and Santander he was then accredited by the Academy of Experts in 2009 in the area of litigation funding. In recent years he has focused on the legal sector having acted as a MLRO for a legal services business himself.
In his new role with Legal Eye Steven will support clients across the whole range of Legal Eye’s services with a particular focus on AML and best practice risk and compliance support.
Steven said: “It’s great to join a business which is so professional about supporting professionals. I’m looking forward to adding to the breadth of experience available within Legal Eye which will increase the value we are able to add for our clients.”
Legal Eye Managing Director Paul Saunders said: “Steven brings a range of experience and a set of skills that will really benefit our clients. He is able to bring his experience of other professional services sectors to our work with law firms and other advisers, adding a unique perspective to our offer.
“Steven’s approach is very much about balancing risk and reward in firms and he is able to bring a measured approach to ensuring the risk is managed whilst still appreciating the commercial realities of running a professional services business.”