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Risk & Compliance Paralegal at top US Law Firm: to £32,000

  • Job Type :

    Permanent

    Full-Time

  • Salary : Up to £32,000 + Excellent Benefits

A prestigious US Law Firm is looking for a Risk & Compliance Paralegal to join the London office on a permanent basis reporting to the Risk & Compliance Manager and will work with colleagues in the Risk & Compliance team within the EMEA region.  The Paralegal will respond to requests from colleagues, review client due diligence packs, support the Money Laundering Reporting Officer and International General Counsel on a daily basis.  Responsibilities will include reviewing the accuracy and completeness and where necessary assisting with the completion of CDD packs submitted by relevant jurisdictions as part of the new matter intake process, performing research in support of the team’s work, working closely with the London Financial Services Group in order to provide an extra level of support for their CDD packs, working with the Conflicts Department to ensure persons and entities who are or who are related to politically exposed persons and/or determined to be High Risk are properly identified and tracked in the client/matter database, various administrative tasks, including record keeping and other financial risk and crime administrative duties, using Intapp and other applications and workflows in furtherance and support of all of the above.  Candidates need to have previous Risk/Compliance/AML Paralegal experience with the focus on wanting to continue this for the foreseeable future – candidates need to be degree educated, with strong written, communication and attention to detail skills in addition to excellent IT Skills.