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Head of Financial Crime - Law Firm

Employer
Taylor Root
Location
England, London, City of London
Salary
£90000 - £100000 per annum
Closing date
25 Jun 2024
Reference
PR/237638

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Experience Level
Senior Level
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Practice Areas
Regulatory/Compliance (except Banking/Finance)
PQE
7+ Years

Job Details


A top law firm are searching for an experienced Head of Financial Crime to join their in-house compliance function.

This is a permanent role, reporting into the Director of Risk. The role will also work closely with the MLRO and MLCO, and will assist in transforming the firm's policies and procedures in relation to financial crime and the everchanging regulatory landscape.

The role is strategic in focus, and whilst it will work alongside the business acceptance function, candidates must have experience in advising on AML and financial crime regulations. This person will need to have the gravitas to report to the Board and to build relationships with senior stakeholders across the firm.

The ideal candidate will be:

- A qualified lawyer (however are open to non-qualified if they are operating at a senior level)

- Have worked in a law firm compliance function

- Be an SME in AML and financial crime

This is an exciting opportunity with a firm who are in high growth mode, going through a significant change period with new systems and processes to be implemented.

The firm are flexible on locations across the UK, please enquire for more detail.

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

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Company

Established in the 1980s, Taylor Root is now widely recognised as being one of the world’s leading legal recruiters. Operating out of offices in the UK, Dubai, Asia and Australia, we are ideally placed to assist law firms, banks and companies with their legal recruitment on an international basis. Taylor Root has a strong track record in the recruitment of: Heads of legal and legal advisers; Law firm associates and partners; Contract/locum lawyers; Paralegals; Company secretaries and Compliance professionals.

We regularly recruit for positions in all of the following regions: Western and Eastern Europe; The Middle East; Asia including Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, mainland China and Bangkok; Australia and New Zealand, across The Caribbean and Offshore locations. .

In areas such as Project Finance, Derivatives or Capital Markets, where an international search is appropriate, our offices aim to provide truly global coverage and deliver a comprehensive candidate shortlist.

Through hard work, a professional and ethical approach, and not being afraid to be objective, Taylor Root continues to foster excellent, long-term candidate and client relationships throughout all of its offices.

Taylor Root is a member of The SR Group. The SR Group is a specialist recruitment consultancy dedicated to raising standards in the business environments that we serve. The sectors we cover include tax, legal, human resources, marketing, professional support and executive search, dealing with a substantial number of the world's leading professional partnerships, multi-national corporations and international banking groups as well as small to medium sized developing organisations.

For more information please contact your nearest office:

5 Fleet Place

London

EC4M 7RD
T: +44 (0)20 7415 2828

Suite 614, Liberty House
DIFC
P.O. Box 506739
Dubai, UAE
T: +9714 448 7770

1918 Hutchison House
10 Harcourt Road Central
Hong Kong
T: +852 2973 6333

Level 15, Prudential Tower
30 Cecil Street
Singapore 049712

T: +65 6420 0500

Level 12, 25 Bligh Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Australia
T: +61 (0)2 9236 9000

Level 4
520 Collins Street
Melbourne
Victoria, 3000
T: +61 (0)3 8610 8400

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