Compliance Assistant - AML

Contract Type
Practice Area
Compliance / Regulatory
To £32k (DOE)
0-2 yrs, 3 -4 yrs
Compliance and due diligence are key, vital even, to ensure the smooth running and success of business.

Job Description

This role will see you take on the responsibility to ensure this hugely successful legal 500 private practice remains fully compliant and up to date with changes in legislation and process.

With a particular focus on client onboarding you will have a wide and varied role which shall include amongst others:

Analysing high risk factors such as PEP involvement, state ownership, complex structures, high risk jurisdictions (including EU high-risk third countries) and sanctions information
Advise on enhanced due diligence, ongoing monitoring requirements, any specific CDD requirements and give best practice advice to Partners and other Fee Earners
Undertake verification checks
Prepare and review risk assessments
Draft Suspicious Activity Reports
Escalate any concerns to Compliance Manager & MLRO 

It is likely you shall have a minimum of 2 years' previous proven experience working within compliance ideally within a legal setting and shall be someone who has a meticulous eye for detail. is highly organised and have excellent communication skills. 
This is a great firm who shall support you to continue to develop your skills and expertise within this specialism. They offer competitive salaries and generous benefits and the opportunity to have some hybrid working. 

Please contact Deborah Collier at QED Legal on the details provided for more information.

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