We are looking to speak with Solicitors who have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in Sanctions, for a brand new role with our London law firm client. Experience in Financial Crime will be a plus. The role is hands-on, with client contact from day one.
With experience in acting for organisations, corporates and individuals, you will have a strong technical knowledge of the UK sanctions and (ideally) export control regimes and their interaction with foreign sanctions frameworks. You will be able to advise on Trade and Financial sanctions issues arising in different contexts, with a working knowledge of all major sanctions non-UK systems, in particular the EU and US sanctions.
With regard to Financial Crime, you will be involved in all aspects of criminal investigation, including attending search warrants and interviews under caution, shaping and strategic planning of criminal defence, liaising with counsel and experts and attending criminal trials.
Candidates will be qualified as a Solicitor in England & Wales (or other Common Law jurisdiction) or as a Barrister. Dual qualification or qualification in an EU member state will be a plus.