Our client is an international law firm with over 600 people in multiple locations. Due to expansion, they have a number of roles in their Bristol office - one of these is for a Customer Due Diligence paralegal. Salary will be £18,000 - £20,000 and they offer excellent opportunities for career progression.
This is an excellent opportunity as it is entry level paralegal role so limited experience is needed but a risk & compliance background is highly desirable.
The successful candidate will work directly with the internal Risk and Compliance team on Customer Due Diligence (CDD) requirements. You will be responsible for identifying the CDD requirements for any given matter, carrying out the requisite searches and checks against the parties involved, and reporting to the team. You will work closely with other teams, Partners, the Risk and Compliance team. You will gain a deep understanding of the risk factors which signal a money laundering risk and the questions that need to be answered to assess the risk of the firm being used as a money laundering tool.
Specific tasks will include:
For more information, please contact Sarah Boxall at Chadwick Nott.
Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.