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Compliance Assistant - Bournemouth

Jameson Legal
England, Dorset, Bournemouth
Up to £26000 per annum
Closing date
29 May 2024

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This is an exciting entry-level role within the compliance function at a Legal 500 law firm's office in Bournemouth. This is an opportunity to learn from senior compliance officers on the team, and facilitate the acceptance of new clients to the firm. This will be a vital part of supporting the firm's AML efforts by assisting in the identification, prevention and mitigation of risks associated with money laundering.

Key tasks:

  • Identifying who needs to provide identity and verification documents.
  • Liaising with clients to promptly obtain identity and verification documents.
  • Performing and recording the results of searches and sanction checks.
  • Proactively resolving ad-hoc queries related to all aspects of AML analysis.
  • Working on the firm's onboarding software to open new clients and matters for new and existing clients.
  • Performing periodic reviews of accounts as required by the onboarding policies.
  • Actively participate in developing, testing and implementing new or enhanced CDD processes and other process improvement initiatives as required.
  • Supporting the wider business with any onboarding queries and the onboarding process.

Preferred Experience:

  • Previous exposure to AML risks is beneficial, but not essential.
  • A degree in Law is beneficial, but not essential.
  • Previous professional experience at a Law firm is advantageous, but not essential.

For a confidential chat about this or other roles we are handling, please contact Solomon Cairns at:

Please note that where a level of preferred experience or qualification is indicated, this is a guideline only and does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.

Jameson Legal acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.


Jameson Legal is a multi award winning international consultancy specialising in the recruitment of lawyers and legal personnel. Our clients include many of the leading international law firms as well as the in-house legal departments of major private companies and publicly listed multi-nationals. 

We have dedicated teams of specialist consultants focusing on:

- Local and international private practice recruitment;

- Local and international in-house recruitment;

- Partner and General/Regional Counsel level recruitment and search.

Jameson Contract Solutions ("JCS"​) is part of Jameson Legal and provides lawyers to work on an interim basis. Through our existing network we can provide clients with a selection of the very best lawyers on the market. These lawyers are carefully vetted to ensure that they are of the highest standard. They are ready to work both nationally and internationally.

Jameson Legal Tech is an innovative new service, where we are working with pioneering legal tech and venture capital companies to expand into new markets. Our initial partnership with App4Legal - Legal Practice Management Software is a ground breaking development for Jameson Legal, giving our clients and candidates the opportunity to employ a "best in breed" legal technology.

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+44 203 427 3148
24 Greville Street
United Kingdom

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