Paul Brophy

Partner and Head of Risk & Compliance


Paul is a partner and is Head of Risk and Compliance at Ashfords. Paul leads the strategic direction of the firm’s approach to risk management, legal risk and regulatory compliance.

He leads the firm’s internal risk and compliance team who advise on a wide range of issues, such as Client Onboarding, the SRA regulatory framework, In-house commercial contracts and Claims and Insurance.

He has in-depth knowledge of the SRA Handbook, Money Laundering Regulations and other associated legislation. He is appointed as the firm’s COLP (Compliance Office for Legal Practice), MLCO (Money Laundering Compliance Officer) and the ABCO (Anti-Bribery and Corruption Officer).

Paul is a qualified Solicitor with many years’ experience in risk and compliance management roles having previously worked at global law firms working in both the UK and the USA.

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