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Senior Risk Lawyer (AML)

Job description

Our client is a global law firm, looking for a professional Risk Lawyer with strong expertise in AML to join the team either in Singapore or Australia.


  • Responsible for risk and regulatory compliance matters in APAC region, minimizing the risks associated with the firm's business by ensuring compliance with AML/KYC legal and regulatory obligations.
  • Focus on new client onboarding, existing client matters, and monitoring of high-risk clients
  • Work closely with stakeholders such as Head of Regulatory, local MLRO, General Counsel to design and implement compliance framework
  • Deal with complex CDD/KYC issues, implement recommendations from regulatory authority audits, and strengthen the compliance culture
  • As a senior member in the team, you will handle general risk queries from the business, supervise junior team members as appropriate


  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 8-12 years' relevant experience in AML and preferably legally trained
  • Experience working in an international law firm preferred
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and stakeholder management skills
  • Strong team player with ability to prioritise tasks

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Data provided is for recruitment purposes only. Business License Number: 200611680D. EA Registration Number: R1767640

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