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Fraud and Corporate Crime

Fraud / White Collar Crime and Investigations 1PQE+ Excellent opportunity for an ambitious lawyer looking to be part of a growing fraud and corporate crime team. The team works on both UK and multi-jurisdictional matters involving fraud, bribery and corruption, cartel defence, insider dealing, market abuse, money laundering as well as on corporate investigations. Key duties will include: Advising banks, corporations and individuals on issues involving fraud, bribery and corruption, cartel defence, insider dealing, market abuse, money laundering as well as on corporate investigations; Day-to-day contact with clients and regulators like the SFO and FCA; Providing legal, regulatory and tactical advice on important pieces of criminal^legislation like the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and connected Money Laundering Regulations, Bribery Act 2010, Criminal Finance Act 2017 and other legislation criminalising business activity; and Working on anti-fraud, anti-bribery and Criminal Finance Act compliance projects. Whilst the new hire will focus on corporate crime and investigations matters, they will also work in linked investigations with the Financial Services and Competition teams. The right candidate will: be enthusiastic and have a genuine interest in this practice area; have experience of working on large scale international criminal investigations at a peer City firm; be technically confident; and have detailed knowledge of relevant legislation such as the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, Money Laundering Regulations, Enterprise Act 2002, Bribery Act 2010 and the Criminal Finances Act 2017. Teams at this firm are always partner-led so lawyers are not left to fend for themselves though the partners are willing to give as much responsibility as associates can handle. Matters are staffed leanly so that all team members get real involvement in a project. Client secondments are common and secondments to overseas law firms may be possible. Prospects in this team are very real as the firm aims to grow the team organically over the next few years so individuals with aspirations of partnership will be considered.

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Specialism: Compliance / Regulatory, Fraud, Financial Services Litigation, White Collar Crime
Job Title: Associate Solicitor
Sector: Private Practice
PQE Level: 1 to 5 Years
Job Posted: 26 July 2018

For more information, please contact:

Name: Jamima Rey
Telephone: +442072699116
Job Reference: 26605

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