14th February 2019

In-House Lawyer (AML / Sanctions)

Reference: BBBH15902

Location: Belfast Job Type: Permanent Salary: £50,000 Date Posted: 14/02/2019

In-House Lawyer (AML / Sanctions)

Our Client, a leading international legal practice with a global presence is looking for a lawyer ideally with experience in AML and/or Sanctions to join its dynamic Business Acceptance Unit and global in-house legal team.


A leading organisation within Northern Ireland are currently keen to attract applications from experienced Solicitors wishing to challenge themselves and continue their career within the offices of a global company. The role will require the individual to support the Senior In-House Lawyer on AML and Sanctions queries and in their role as Deputy MLRO; Analyse and resolve (or, where appropriate, facilitating resolution of) professional, legal, regulatory and commercial issues relating to business acceptance and client engagement which are referred by BAU analysts, BAU Legal (including the Senior In-House Lawyer) and by partners and all other levels of lawyer and support staff in the following areas: anti-money laundering client ID issues, reputational and suitability issues (Client Suitability), and sanctions questions amongst other things.

About you…

You will be a Qualified Solicitor ideally with experience in a AML and/or sanctions type role, you must have a strong academic background and international experience with a leading top tier firm is highly advantageous with a strong background in multi-jurisdictional transactions or dispute resolution.

Experience in relation to Client Suitability, AML and Sanctions within a Law Firm is essential.

Next steps…

The salary and reward on offer will be very attractive. Please submit your application or call Rebecca Conwell in Abacus Legal Team on 028 9031 3157 for a confidential career discussion or explore other jobs in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Dublin or London.

Next Steps:

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Rebecca Conwell

Rebecca Conwell

Legal Recruitment Consultant

028 9099 5213

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