In-House Financial Crime & Sanctions Lawyer (FTC)

  • Location
    London
  • Contract Type
    Fixed Term Contract
  • Posted
  • Salary
    £95000 - £110000 per annum
  • Expiry Date
    2024-04-22

A global law firm is hiring for an In-House Lawyer on 12 months FTC in their Business Acceptance Unit. You will take a lead role in analysing and resolving complex issues relating to financial crime and sanctions. You must be a qualified solicitor in the UK with a senior level of experience of BAU processes, AML and sanctions compliance.

Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with and supporting the Head of Financial Crime & Sanctions and UK MLCO and MLRO to implement enhancements and changes to the BAU’s processes in respect of AML compliance
  • Analysing and resolving professional, legal, regulatory and commercial issues relating to business acceptance and client engagement in the areas of financial crime and sanctions
  • Monitoring changes in practice, professional rules, regulations and the law as affects to financial crime and sanctions globally
  • Ensuring that the BAU policy and procedure in the areas of financial crime and sanctions meet applicable requirements and that the process is as efficient and streamlined as possible
  • Taking day-to-day responsibility for the management of major financial crime and sanctions projects
  • Assisting in the design and delivery of training for the BAU team and fee earners in the areas of financial crime and sanctions
  • Supporting the AML Regulation Manager in responding to regulatory audit requests relating to AML compliance
  • In conjunction with the existing BAU Managers, assisting with the day-to-day management of members of the BAU team focused on AML and sanctions compliance.
  • Assisting with the process for ongoing client and counterparty screening using the Accuity software

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