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In House Lawyer – AML





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16 November, 2020

In House Lawyer, Belfast

This is an outstanding specialist legal role based in Belfast. It will suit a lawyer with excellent experience in the areas of anti-money laundering, background checks and identity checks. You will work closely with the MLRO and Deputy MLRO and analyse and resolve legal, regulatory and commercial issues in the areas of financial crime, reputational risk and sanctions. You will also monitor changes in practice, professional rules, regulations and the law as affects financial crime and sanctions globally.

Beyond your legal and technical expertise, you will be able to offer a comprehensive approach to people management and people development. As ‘number two’ in the unit, you will oversee the day-to-day unit responsibility and manage a team of analysts in Belfast and London. You will also contribute strategically to the management and future direction of the team.

With this in mind, you are likely to offer in excess of 7 years PQE (this is a guide).

A comprehensive job description is available. The employer brand and working environment is excellent and the financial package is highly attractive to reflect the senior level of responsibility and accountability.

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.

The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.

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