Financial Risk and Compliance Team Leader

A leading law firm is seeking a financial risk and compliance team leader to join their AML team on a temporary basis (6 months).

The ideal candidate should have Anti-Money Laundering expertise and/ or familiarity with SRA regulation processes or investigations. Duties within the team will include managing stakeholders, process mapping, and suspicious activity reports. General advisory will also be required e.g. sanctions, PEPs, on boarding and due diligence

Candidates who possess the following essential criteria should apply:

  • Immediately available
  • At least 3 years’ experience within a similar role at a law firm.
  • A team leader or manager completing risk and compliance at a law firm.
  • Anti-money laundering, financial investigations, or risk, and compliance expertise.
  • Familiar with and use SRA regulation processes daily.
  • Strong academics – LLB, LLM or LPC.


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Emily Mckeown

Emily Mckeown

Consultant – Paralegals