Risk and Compliance Associate

Recruiter
JCW
Location
London Arena
Salary
Market related
Posted
17 Jun 2019
Closes
17 Jul 2019
Ref
44331
Contact
Jonathan Neenan
Employer Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Travel
None

The Role

-          Providing advice to the business on a range of risk management issues.

-          Work with the compliance partner and supervising the compliance team.

-          Strong AML focus including, but not limited to:

  • Carrying out and supervising the team’s CDD checks on clients
  • Providing legal advice to partners and fee earners
  • AML and Compliance training for the business
  • Providing advice on reputational risk
  • Drafting suspicious activity reports

-          Providing advice to the firm on professional conduct issues e.g. complex conflicts issues, file audits, developments of compliance policies.

Essential Requirements

-          Qualified solicitor with five or more years’ experience (REL or RFL).

-          The individual must also have a background in compliance and financial crime.

-          Training experience.

-          Strong knowledge on:

  • SRA Code of Conduct (confidentiality and conflicts)
  • Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
  • The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017

-          Strong communicator with ability to hit the ground running.