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Risk and Compliance Accreditation (Foundation) Exam Preparation Package


In this module you'll find recommended resources for each area of the syllabus to support you in completing the accreditation assessment.


This online examination is for 1 hour(s), 30 minute(s)

In this practice exam you will have unlimited attempts at answering 30 multiple choice questions. Each attempt will be limited to 90 minutes, with a pass mark of 60%, to simulate a real-life exam scenario. The results will not be taken into account for any subsequent accreditation applications.

Course Description


  • 90 min
  • Foundation
This exam preparation package has been developed to support you in preparing for the examination for the Risk and Compliance (Foundation) Accreditation scheme. The package comprises a bank of 100 multiple choice questions to test your knowledge against the full breadth of the foundation level syllabus and provides recommended self-study resources to support your learning.

The Risk and Compliance Foundation Accreditation is a quality standard for legal professionals managing risk and compliance in a legal practice or department. By holding the accreditation, you will demonstrate that you have risk and compliance technical skills. You will also be able to convey to stakeholders and prospective clients that you have:
  • demonstrated your knowledge and skill; and
  • attained an objective quality mark at a particular level of competence in these areas.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify appropriate resources to support your learning.
  • Apply your knowledge on the full breadth of the foundation level syllabus.

What this will cover

The recommended resources and practice exams will cover key topics from the syllabus, including:

  • Introduction to risk management & key roles and responsibilities
  • Conflicts and client
  • Data protection
  • Client identification and file risk assessments
  • Client service
  • Operational file risk management
  • Fraud management
  • Cybercrime and business continuity planning
  • Supervision and file reviews
  • Solicitors accounts rules and financial crime
  • Archiving and record keeping
  • Professional competence