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Compliance & Risk Counsel

City, London, United Kingdom, £ £ 75000.00-80000.00 Annual Annual, Permanent


Advantage Resourcing is delighted to be partnering with a major law firm based in Central London, they are looking for an experienced compliance & risk counsel to join their growing team.

Main Responsibilities

Assisting the MLRO with drafting and submitting suspicious activity reports (SARs)
Providing legal advice to partners and fee earners about the scope of applicable anti-money laundering and counterterrorist financing legislation (including local laws which apply in our foreign offices)
Assisting with AML and other Compliance training for partners, fee earners and business support staff (including other members of the Compliance Team)
Advising transactional lawyers on source of wealth and funds due diligence
Providing legal advice to partners and fee earners about the nature and scope of financial sanction legislation applicable in the EU and the UK
Reviewing potential sanctions matches and escalated as appropriate
Staying up to date with changes in the law and assisting with reviewing and updating our policies and procedures
Assisting the MLCO with productions orders / notices received from law enforcement
Ongoing monitoring - ensuring that our CDD records are kept up to date by supervising periodic reviews
When required, assisting the team with complex client due diligence queries
Deputising for the NBI Managers when they are absent Key Skills:

The successful candidate will be a qualified solicitor
3 years experience within Legal or Financial Services
Strong technical knowledge of anti-money laundering legislation is essential
Able to work under pressure and manage conflicting priorities and deadlines in a high pressure environment

Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy

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City, London, United Kingdom
£ £ 75000.00-80000.00 Annual Annual