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Risk and Compliance Paralegal
Highly regarded US Law Firm seeks a bright and articulate Paralegal to join their Risk and Compliance team. This is an entry level role and a great opportunity for someone looking for a career in risk and compliance.
Reporting to the Risk & Compliance Manager the paralegal will respond to requests from colleagues, review client due diligence (CDD) packs routed to them by the Conflicts Department and/or Assistant General Counsel, support the Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) and International General Counsel in a variety of major and minor tasks. The Paralegal will deal frequently with confidential information, and must be detailed and able to communicate at all levels within the Firm. Their main day-to-day duties 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, including London, Paris and Luxembourg. 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.
Sought is a bright Law graduate who has completed their LPC, with excellent academics who is capable of working under pressure. Previous legal and or research experience is desirable, but not essential.
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