Senior Sanctions Lawyer

6 days left

England, London
06 Sep 2023
04 Oct 2023
JN -092023-6173490
Nicole McGaffin
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Full Time

An exciting opportunity for a sanctions lawyer to join a prestigious law firm in London.

Client Details

A top-tier Magic Circle Law firm in London with an exceptional reputation in the legal market.


This role will involve the following responsibilities:

  • Working under the head of Sanctions and Financial crime, you will be providing expert advice on all sanctions issues across multiple jurisdictions
  • Acting as a point of contact for junior members of the team for complex queries and advising on BAU matters across additional offices
  • Keeping abreast of any regulatory advancements within the sanctions space, advising on how this will affect firm policy and procedures and implement changes accordingly
  • Designing and helping to implement sanctions projects
  • Assisting with sanctions and BAU training
  • Assisting with sanctions compliance audits commissioned by the firm
  • Managing and supervising the process for ongoing client and matter screening, including helping refine and further develop use of the technology.
  • Providing regular reports and updates of team workload to BAU team management


The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Qualified lawyer with experience in a similar role within a law firm
  • Strong knowledge and experience of BAU and sanctions matters
  • Strong work ethic and ability to handle complex scenarios and queries
  • Excellent commercial awareness and attention to detail

Job Offer

The role of the Senior Sanctions lawyer is an exciting opportunity to join a very prestigious firm based in London. The firm are offering a highly competitive salary along with hybrid working.