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

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

Job Details

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.



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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