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Conflicts Specialist

  • Job Type :

    Permanent

    Full-Time

  • Salary : Up to £39,000

Prestigious US Law Firm are looking for a new Conflicts Specialist to join their growing team in their London office. This role will report directly into the Conflicts and AML Manager of the firm and will work closely with US offices. The firm offer a great work life balance with hybrid working structure. The standard hours for this role are 9:30am-5:30pm and the salary is up to £39,000.

 

Main duties of this role include but are not limited to the following:

 

  • Runs thorough and accurate conflicts reports in connection with the intake of new business or new hires to the Firm.  This includes identifying relevant parties, crafting accurate search terms, running searches in Firm database and third-party databases, and filtering results for utility.
  • Composes concise, accurate, and organized reports of research results to attorneys and others in a timely manner.
  • Interact daily with firm attorneys and staff to gather information needed for accurate conflicts research and analysis.
  • Participates in training of new Conflicts Research Assistants.
  • Assists in the maintenance of a confidential internal database of information about firm clients and all related parties to specific matters.
  • Maintains securities trading compliance database and assists with compliance questions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Candidates must ideally have a minimum of 2 years’ experience working within a conflicts research role in a Law Firm. Applicants must also be familiar with automated conflict checking systems and corporate family tree research. The ability to understand complex business relationships on a global economic environment and maintain well kept, computerised records and utilise new and existing software is also very advantageous. Candidates must also be computer literate and capable of using basic MS software. A degree education and an LPC or similar qualification would also be beneficial.