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AML Manager - Elite US Firm

Pembury Legal
England, London, City of London
Closing date
7 Jun 2024

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Are you a dynamic individual with a passion for driving compliance and safeguarding the integrity of AML operations? We are collaborating with a prestigious global law firm, celebrated for its innovative approach and leadership in the legal industry, to find an exceptional AML Manager. This pivotal position, based in London, presents an unparalleled opportunity for the chosen candidate to make a significant impact within the firm's compliance team with great scope for career progression.

The AML Manager will be seen as deputy to the Director of AML, (Europe & Asia), managing a team of ten analysts. Playing a vital role in overseeing AML compliance initiatives and ensuring adherence to regulatory standards and best practices, the role involves advising the firm's global offices on a range of AML/FC/Sanctions issues affecting them in addition to management/supervisory duties.

Key Responsibilities Include:

Conduct and supervise client due diligence for new and existing clients of the European and Asian offices, focusing on high-risk profiles, and provide training and feedback to the AML Team.Perform and oversee PEP and sanctions searches, ensuring compliance with data retention guidelines.Support the development and upkeep of the firm's AML policies and procedures, offering continuous guidance.Address inquiries related to money laundering suspicions and AML regulatory interpretations from all levels of staff.Develop, implement, and revise AML policies and procedures to proactively identify and mitigate risks.

Key Requirements Include:

Degree level education, with a preference for a Law degree or graduate diploma in law.Over 5 years of AML compliance experience in a law firm, preferably with international exposure.Experience managing a team.Comprehensive knowledge of ethical rules, guidelines, and compliance issues for international law firms.Detailed understanding of AML laws in the UK, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Singapore, and Hong Kong, including guidance from relevant legal societies and organisations.

This role offers an exceptional opportunity for a candidate with confidence, persuasive skills, and a detailed understanding of anti-money laundering compliance. It's perfect for those with a keen eye for detail and a deep knowledge of the legal industry, client dynamics, and market operations typical of an international law firm. The selected candidate will benefit from a six-figure salary and a supportive culture that champions autonomy, professional growth, and personal development, making it an excellent fit for individuals looking to significantly contribute to the field of legal compliance.

If you're poised to take on this challenging and rewarding role, impacting both the firm and its prestigious clientele, we encourage you to apply and join a world-class team.


Pembury Legal is an international recruitment and strategy consultancy specialising in business services and legal support. Our key areas of expertise are Compliance, (law firm and in-house), Professional Support Lawyers, Human Resources and Business Development/Marketing.

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