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Anti-Money Laundering (AML) ReviewerMayer Brown
Anti-Money Laundering (AML) ReviewerMayer Brown
Job Highlights
  • Review all client and matter due diligence
  • Perform a risk assessment
  • Monthly statistic reporting
Job Description


  • Perform research to obtain client identification documents
  • Review all client and matter due diligence information in C3 (the Firm's matter opening system) to ensure compliance with Practice Direction P - Guidelines on Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Terrorist Financing
  • Conduct and review politically exposed persons ("PEP") checks of new client individuals and beneficial owners
  • Resolve sanction hits in Accelus
  • Respond to call and email inquiries from the fee earners and secretaries regarding client identification requirements, assist with inquiries referred by the Client Due Diligence (CDD) Analyst
  • Perform a risk assessment and assign a risk rating for new clients and matters in C3
  • Send a daily email showing matters cleared for AML to the Compliance Lawyer, Head of Compliance and the Regional Manager of Risk Management Services
  • Update and maintain client and internal standard forms and training material for Hong Kong and the regional offices
  • Monthly statistic reporting to the Regional Manager of Risk Management Services and Head of Compliance for the result of the AML performance


  • Degree qualified, preferably in Law degree with minimum 2 years' relevant experience
  • Compliance experience and good understanding of risks would be an advantage
  • Extremely detail oriented with strong analytical, communication and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Excel and MS Word a must, experience with pdf documents useful
  • High level of comfort working with a variety of IT software packages is required
  • Self-starter, ability to use initiative and provide pro-active support to all staff
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good command of spoken English; Cantonese and Mandarin advantageous
  • Ability to work efficiently and support the team


We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Information provided will be treated in strict confidence and only be used for recruitment-related purposes. 


At Mayer Brown, we understand that our people are our greatest asset. Attractive salary, fringe benefits and excellent career development opportunities will be offered to the right candidates.


Applicants for employment are required to provide the Firm with data about themselves ("Personal Data") to enable the Firm to assess his/her suitability for the position applied for and to decide the compensation and benefit package to selected applicants.  Failure to provide Personal Data will result in the Firm being unable to process his/her application.  Personal Data held by the Firm will be kept confidential but the Firm may transfer such data to any of the Mayer Brown Practices* (which may be updated from time to time) and/or third parties performing services for the Firm, on a confidential basis and solely for the Firm's use and benefit in accordance with our Privacy Policy.  It is the Firm's policy to retain Personal Data of unsuccessful applicants for future recruitment purpose for a period of six months.  You may re-apply any time after six months.  Please contact our Regional General Counsel (Asia) at 16th-19th Floors, Prince's Building, 10 Chater Road, Central, Hong Kong, for your right to access or correct your Personal Data retained by the Firm or for any other queries about this Statement or our Privacy Policy.

* The Mayer Brown Practices are: Mayer Brown LLP and Mayer Brown Europe-Brussels LLP, both limited liability partnerships established in Illinois USA; Mayer Brown International LLP, a limited liability partnership incorporated in England and Wales (authorized and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and registered in England and Wales number OC 303359); Mayer Brown, a SELAS established in France; Mayer Brown Mexico, S.C., a sociedad civil formed under the laws of the State of Durango, Mexico; Mayer Brown, a Hong Kong partnership and its associated legal practices in Asia; and Tauil & Chequer Advogados, a Brazilian law partnership with which Mayer Brown is associated. Mayer Brown Consulting (Singapore) Pte. Ltd and its subsidiary, which are affiliated with Mayer Brown, provide customs and trade advisory and consultancy services, not legal services.


Additional Information
Career Level
Years of Experience
2 years
Employment Type
Full Time, Permanent
Five-day work week, Life insurance, Medical insurance, Performance bonus
Company Website
Company details

Mayer Brown is a distinctively global legal services provider, uniquely positioned to advise the world’s leading companies and financial institutions on their most complex deals and disputes. With extensive reach across four continents, we are the only integrated law firm in the world with approximately 200 lawyers in each of the world’s three largest financial centers—New York, London and Hong Kong —the backbone of the global economy. We have deep experience in high-stakes litigation and complex transactions across industry sectors, including our signature strength, the global financial services industry. Our diverse teams of lawyers are recognized by our clients as strategic partners with deep commercial instincts and a commitment to creatively anticipating their needs and delivering excellence in everything we do. Our “one-firm” culture—seamless and integrated across all practices and regions—ensures that our clients receive the best of our knowledge and experience.


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