Esther joined Teal in November 2021 and is one of our newest Associates to the team. Since 1989, Esther has been working within private practice. Her last role before joining Teal was working as a Risk and Compliance Director in a law firm where she worked for over years before and after having a family. Now her children are all grown up this leaves her time to enjoy the one thing that she loves the most, which is helping clients maintain and meet regulatory requirements in all areas of compliance. Esther was also a COFA since the role was first introduced by the SRA as well as Finance Director and Staff Director to 50+ employees. During her previous employment she oversaw and changed the practice from a partnership to an ABS. In addition, Esther also has knowledge and experience in applying and maintaining the CQS accreditation, COFA compliance and is an accredited Lexcel consultant. She brings a wealth of knowledge and practical experience to Teal. Esther’s skill set is seeing where clients have gaps in their policies, processes and procedures and helps to find practical solutions in a way that is fully compliant, manages risk and offers hands on guidance that employees find easy to follow ensuring best practice on behalf of the client.