AML Assistant

Larbey Evans Ltd

  • Full Time

Leading US law firm is hiring an AML Assistant to join their London office. Offering a generous salary plus fantastic benefits this is a superb opportunity to join a top global law firm.

  • Salary to £35,000
  • Fantastic benefits
  • Hybrid working (2 days remote)
  • 9.30 to 5.30pm

The focus of this role will be to assist the Compliance team in all areas of internal and external legal compliance, primarily focusing on AML and client due diligence procedures, ensuring compliance with the Money Laundering Regulations.

AML Assistant Key Duties:

  • Assist the Compliance Specialist (London) in obtaining client AML documentation and completing AML client and matter risk assessments.
  • Maintain the register of high-risk clients and matters for the European offices.
  • Maintain ongoing monitoring records for active clients and matters.
  • Review ‘Pending Time’ spreadsheets for the European offices and follow up with fee earners to ensure time is accurately transferred to the appropriate file.
  • Monitor sanctions alert emails from the relevant governing bodies and liaise with the Conflicts team (based in the US) to run conflict searches on newly designated entities.
  • View external compliance webinars and prepare written summaries of the content delivered.
  • Take minutes at compliance committee meetings.
  • Assist with ad-hoc administrative compliance tasks (e.g. monitor online training attendance records).

AML Assistant Key Skills:

  • Undergraduate degree (preferably in law).
  • Previous experience of working in a regulated firm (preferably a law firm).
  • Knowledge of the SRA Codes of Conduct and SRA Standards and Regulations.
  • Proficiency in French or German would be beneficial but not essential.
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