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£110K - £120K + BENEFITS                                                                                                      

HYBRID (City of London)  

Ref: 4044D

Our client, a leading law firm, is seeking a Senior Advisor  to work with the Director of Compliance, to provide technical leadership on financial crime compliance matters. Duties will include:

  • Providing legal advice to fee-earners (including at Partner level) on their financial crime compliance obligations.
  • Leading sound and compliant decision making by exercising effective oversight and management to ensure that the firm's policies and procedures (in all of the jurisdictions where the firm has a presence) are adhered to.
  • Be the main point of contact for the New Business Intake team for any escalated queries relating to AML and sanctions compliance.
  • Advising on source of wealth and funds due diligence.
  • Advising on complex sanctions compliance issues in the UK and internationally.
  •  Assisting the Director of Compliance in devising the firm's anti-money laundering (AML) and counter-terrorist (CTF) and sanctions policies and procedures, revision and implementation of the same.
  • Supporting the Director of Compliance and General Counsel (COLP) by dealing with mandatory reporting requirements, regulatory audits and ad hoc queries from regulators and auditors.
  • Providing AML/CTF and sanctions training across the firm.
  • Drafting suspicious activity reports for submission to the National Crime Agency (UK) and other equivalent organisations abroad.
  • Where the candidate's experience and expertise allows, and dependent on business need, an opportunity to provide advice on broader financial crime matters, such as ABC, anti-tax evasion and anti-fraud.
  • Demonstrate leadership in respect of risk management awareness, conduct and behaviours and assist the Director of Compliance with embedding a positive culture of compliance across the business.



You may be (qualified or not) covering AML and Sanctions legislation and its application in a similar in house role at a law firm or else be a qualified lawyer with high level AML advisory experience now looking to move into an in house role in a law firm


So, if that sounds like you, then please send your details to our MD, David Symes FCA, at (including a contact number &  email) however please note we cannot reply to all applications, so only successful applications will be contacted (although under no circumstances are your details ever passed on without your specific permission).

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