AML Lawyer – Legal

Recruiter
MERJE
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£65,000 + Package
Posted
23 Jul 2018
Closes
22 Aug 2018
Ref
PD/14765
Job Function
Regulation, Risk Management
Experience Level
Executive, Management, Officer
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

The Client is a global law firm with offices in the UK, US, Europe, MENA and APAC. This new role will be responsible for driving the Anti-Money Laundering strategy within the organisation and ensuring that AML checks are performed effectively by the AML team.

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Keeping abreast of SRA rules regarding AML/CTF and regulatory requirements
  • Comfortable applying risk-based analysis to determine level of due diligence required
  • Complete Client Due Diligence (CDD) and assist Firm’s lawyers and staff in doing so, including verification of the identity of individuals and the ownership of organisations.
  • Supporting the regular review and updating of the firm's policies and procedures

Requirements

You will be a qualified solicitor with 2-4 years PQE. You will have gained experience as an AML Lawyer, ideally within an US & UK based legal firm and be comfortable taking the lead on AML matters for the business.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a developing AML Lawyer to join a growing, new team within a global business with great potential for growth.

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