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AML and Conflicts Assistant

Employer
Trowers & Hamlins
Location
Birmingham or Manchester
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
16 Aug 2024

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Job Details

Trowers & Hamlins is a City-led, international and national law firm with over 170 partners and 1000 staff. With offices across the UK, Middle East and Far East.  Our global footprint is further enhanced by our strategic partnership with Interlaw which works to facilitate our management of multi-jurisdictional matters.  We have leading practices in Corporate, Litigation, Tax, Banking and Finance, Real Estate and Private Wealth. 

We've always been proud of our natural commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and value the variety of our partnership.  We are different and we believe it is our people that make us unique. We expect and respect that you and your talents are too. Our strategic direction is shaped by a desire to grow our business in a way that is responsible and sustainable and has the principles of ESG at its core, guiding the way we operate firmwide.

As an AML and Conflicts Assistant you will work as part of the centralised Business Intake Team. You will be working within a team that has a vast amount of knowledge on legal compliance. Your key responsibilities in this role will include:

  • Assisting with checking documentation and AML information
  • Assisting with carrying out research in respect of clients and matters
  • Checking and verifying information provided by fee earners and support staff and providing guidance on the necessary information and documentation
  • Fielding and where possible dealing enquiries from fee earners and support staff
  • To conduct and analyse potential conflicts of interest by using conflicts database searches in Intapp Open.
  • To gain a good understanding of the SRA Code of Conduct rules relating to conflicts of interest and the duties of confidentiality and disclosure.
  • To assist with any other duties related to the resolution of conflicts of interest issues as required.

To succeed in this role, you'll need to have:

  • Strong communication skills and client focused.
  • The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Good attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent IT skills across the MS suite of programmes
  • A keen interest and willingness to learn new computer packages, software and systems.

But it's not just about qualifications and experience. We're looking for someone who is:

  • A positive and enthusiastic graduate or a Non-graduate with previous compliance experience.
  • Prepared to undertake training and be flexible in approach.
  • A Team player
  • Organised

Our benefits include, an annual bonus scheme, GPP Pension Scheme with Aviva. We also offer Private Medical Insurance, (currently with Vitality Health) after 6 months of employment, which include discounted gym memberships, free cinema tickets, health assessments and much more. 

Trowers & Hamlins is an equal opportunities employer and values equity, diversity and inclusion. All applications will be considered on merit and the applicant's suitability to meet the requirements of the role and will be treated equally irrespective of Ethnicity, Gender (including Trans and non-binary) Race, Disability, Religion and sexual orientation.

If you require any further information on any of our vacancies or would like to discuss any adjustments or additional support that you might need either during the recruitment process or after the offer stage, please feel free to contact our recruitment team on recruit@trowers.com

As part of our firm recruitment policy our candidates are subject to employment screening background checks. These checks include personal details, education and employment history, professional qualifications and credit and criminal checks as appropriate.

Company

Trowers & Hamlins is a City-led, international and national law firm with over 130 partners and 830 staff located across the UK, Middle East and Far East, we provide a full-service integrated offering.

Our clients operate in diverse industry sectors such as construction, transport and infrastructure, banking and financial services, distribution and logistics, education and health, hotels and leisure, defence, engineering and surveying, charities, retail and energy and natural resources. We also act for many high net worth individuals.

We are different and we believe it is our people that make us unique. We expect and respect that you and your talents are too. The truth is we don't prescribe who you are or how you ought to be. It's what you can do that interests us most.

While the work on offer is rewarding and often complex, the qualities we look for are simple. The ability to get on with people from all walks of life, for example. To talk and to listen. To develop the sorts of relationships that mean you win the friendship and loyalty of clients and colleagues alike. In short, to connect. These are the characteristics our people all have in common. They are vital, as is the drive and imagination to use your unique talents to the full. We will help you in this. In fact, we will support you in every way we can.

Company info
Website
Telephone
+44 (0)20 7423 8000
Location
3 Bunhill Row
London
EC1Y 8YZ
GB

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