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AML Analyst - Elite US Firm

Pembury Legal
England, London
Closing date
19 Jun 2024

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Vacancy Type
Legal Support, Business Services, Other
Experience Level
Mid Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
Banking/Finance, Regulatory/Compliance
1-3 Years, 4-6 Years

Job Details

Are you looking to enhance your career in anti-money laundering and compliance at a top international law firm? We are excited to announce a career-defining opportunity for an AML Analyst to join the esteemed Office of General Counsel at a highly regarded US-based law firm in London.

The successful candidate will be instrumental in preparing, maintaining, and updating AML client due diligence records for the firm's global client base. You will play a key role in ensuring that compliance standards are not only met but exceeded, thereby maintaining the firm's distinguished reputation in the legal industry.

Key Responsibilities Include:

- Researching and preparing Client Due Diligence (CDD) packs for new clients globally, including reputational, ethical, and sanctions considerations.

- Collaborating with AML team members across the firm to maintain consistency and high standards in CDD packs.

- Collaborating extensively with colleagues across the firm's global offices to ensure the delivery of exceptional professional services to internal clients.

- Assisting in preparing for internal and external AML audits.

- Providing general compliance support and contributing to the training and development of the AML team.

- Supporting the introduction and implementation of new compliance software and enhancements to existing AML policies and procedures.

Key Requirements Include:

- A university degree, preferably with a focus in legal or business studies.

- Proven experience of at least two years handling complex AML and other financial crime-related queries at an international law firm.

- Strong communication, research, and analytical skills, with the ability to manage a full workload under tight deadlines.

- Familiarity with MS Office, client intake software, and financial crime databases such as World Check.

- Knowledge of current AML regulations and applicable regulatory guidance in the UK.

Our client is renowned for its international reach and expert legal practices, fostering a culture of professional growth and collaboration. This role not only offers the opportunity to work with seasoned professionals in the field of risk and compliance but also provides a genuine pathway for career advancement in a professional setting committed to excellence and ethical practices as well as opportunities for travel.

Apply today to take the next step in your compliance career.


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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