AML Specialist – Leading US Law Firm – Excellent Salary + Fantastic Benefits

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  • Salary : Up To £40,000 + Benefits

Multinational US law firm is looking for a new AML Specialist to join their AML team based in the London office – however this role can be offered at 100% remote working also along with a highly competitive salary of £40,000 plus exceptional employee benefits.


The firm are looking for an AML Analyst to come on board with a minimum 2 years’ experience – someone who wants to join a fast paced and enjoyable team environment and further develop their AML/Compliance career in a firm renowned for their expertise in this area. The AML analyst will work across the EMEA region, often dealing with Brussels, Frankfurt, Dubai amongst other offices. This role will be a step-up from Assistant – duties include:


  • Participate in the intake of new matters to the Firm where the involvement of a regulated person or entity triggers an anti-money laundering (AML) risk assessment
  • Employ various print and electronic resources to research and confirm the identities of clients, beneficial owners and third-party payors
  • Locate and obtain company incorporation or regulatory information for clients in furtherance of the Firm’s client due diligence (CDD) obligations.
  • Maintain an internal AML database of CDD information about firm clients in line with Law Society regulations and Firm policy
  • Communicate daily with partners, administrators and staff about AML compliance
  • Escalate high risk matters and requests for exemption to AML Lawyers or the Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO)
  • Maintain knowledge of changes in the AML regulations
  • Participate in software updates and enhancements, including testing new versions / new products


Skills / Experience


  • 1-2 years+ conflicts/AML compliance experience in legal industry preferred.
  • Degree educated
  • Familiarity with conflict checking systems and AML compliance software