Associate General Counsel (Financial Crime/AML)-US Firm

Location London
Discipline: Risk & Compliance
Job type: Permanent
Job ref: 33543
Published: 15 days ago
Expiry date: 29 May 2025 00:59

A newly created Associate General Counsel role has arisen within the office of general counsel of an elite US firm.

Working closely with the Deputy General Counsel and Global Risk & Compliance team, the successful candidate will help the Firm comply with its obligations to combat economic crime. The remit covers all aspects of economic crime including anti-money laundering, anti-bribery and corruption, anti-fraud, and sanctions compliance. The role includes international scope acting as DMLRO for the firm’s entities in the Gulf.

In addition, the role will help lawyers and the new business intake team with complex clearances (including ethical, reputational and AML issues) and with the development and implementation of Firm policies including training others in such policies. Applicants should have at least 4 years of Financial Crime/AML and ideally Sanctions experience either within an internal risk team at a leading law firm or as a fee-earner/barrister.

The firm offers an attractive remuneration package at a crucial stage of growth for the firm. This role will be based in London and working with the Middle East offices.