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The Firm

Leading global law firm with a clear strategy for growth and works closely at all levels to provide exceptional standards of service. Despite its size and global status, it maintains a very close family feel.

The Role

Reporting to the Manager of Risk Assessment & Business Protection in Brisbane, and the Head of Risk Assessment & Business Protection London this role will ensure the firm is protected from a reputational standpoint. You will ensure the firm meets its anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing obligations (and other associated requirements) worldwide. You will also identify sanction concerns, politically exposed personnel and high profile clients.


  • Research relevant databases by reference to the applicable legislation.
  • Analyse ID documentation
  • Compose risk assessment reports, including technical analysis of money laundering laws and regs
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders
  • Monitor firm obligations on a worldwide basis
  • Assess and report client risk level
  • Mentor junior members of the team and help deliver training


  • At least one years' experience in Risk and Compliance in the professional services sector
  • Knowledge of AML/CTF obligations
  • Degree qualified in Law, Risk Management, Business, Politics, Economics or related discipline
  • Strong organisational and research skills, attention to detail and ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to work efficiently, to prioritise and to meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of international sanctions regulatory work


For a confidential discussion regarding this role or to explore other career opportunities please contact:

Rachael Musgrave

Ref No: RM20606
Phone: (07) 3231 1207

Please send your CV in Microsoft Word format.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.