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1 Year Contract: Law Firm AML/CDD Team Leader - Previous CDD/KYC experience from a law firm required

£60K - £70K + Good Benefits | City
Ref: 3419R

UK & Ireland / Anti Money Laundering (inc CDD/KYC) / Contract

Our client, a leading International Law Firm, is seeking a one year Maternity Cover to lead their CDD team. Reporting to the firm’s General Counsel (‘GC’) and also the MLRO, duties will include;
• Manage the team responsible for:
   - Reviewing incoming conflicts searches and, based on the information provided, specifying CDD requirements and (where relevant) seeking enhanced information; and
   - Approving the CDD collated by fee earners and secretaries or identifying what is missing
• Consult on any CDD issues and high risk approvals with the MLRO
• Act as the firm’s CDD ‘guru’ in relation to CDD queries
• Prepare any first draft NCA disclosures for MLRO approval
• Willingness to engage with and learn other RM procedures including conflicts
• Assist the GC with a range of research requests and other projects
• Liaising with the MLRO on wider anti financial crime (‘AFC’) issues including ongoing monitoring and the filing of any National Crime Agency disclosures.
You should have previous experience of CDD/KYC from a law firm environment ideally at a supervisory level and able to commit to the whole 12 months starting March at the latest. Great opportunity to expand CDD experience into Conflicts as well as broader AML experience.
For further information or a confidential no obligation discussion, please feel free to call David Crook on 0207 330 6963 or send your details to him at

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