Job title: Compliance Manager
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Legal
Expertise: Risk & Compliance
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: London, UK
Job published: 13-04-2022
Job ID: 32217
Contact name: Cat Clancy
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Job Description

Conflicts Manager (Melbourne)

Melbourne calling......

We have a really exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Conflicts Officer/Conflicts Manager to join the Melbourne office of a really well-regarded international law firm.

The Firm

The firm works on some of the largest, complex and most interesting transactions in Asia and you will be given a very high level of responsibility in terms of helping the firm to manage legal conflicts and confidentiality issues and reputational and strategic risks when accepting new clients and matters.


Given the level of responsibility, the firm are looking for candidates with a minimum of three/four years experience in reviewing and clearing conflicts at another international law firm. Experience with AML is also required (however, this role will have a strong conflicts focus).

Experience with Intapp would be beneficial but is not necessary for this role.

The Role:

The Conflicts Manager role will be comprised of (but not limited to the following tasks):

  • Performing internal and external research, including running and analysing conflict searches, to identify conflicts, commercial, regulatory, reputational, and strategic risk when accepting new clients and matters.
  • Liaising with Partners, Managing Partners, and other stakeholders to facilitate client and matter intake decisions, as required.
  • Ensuring matters and clients and matters are accepted in a manner that complies with conflict rules, client relationship agreements, and with the firm’s strategic commercial aims, in various jurisdictions and industries.
  • Ensuring information barrier procedures are implemented and maintained where appropriate.
  • Reviewing conflicts wording in engagement letters, client agreements and tenders when required.
  • Performing AML/CTF and KYC analysis in relation to new clients in various jurisdictions.
  • Searching and collating client due diligence (CDD) information and documentation in accordance with the requirements of the relevant AML jurisdiction.
  • Escalating complex new client issues to partners, managing partners and MLROs in various jurisdictions.
  • Experience (or interest) in managing a small team of 2-3 direct reports

The Package:

The salary for this role is competitive and there is a generous benefits and bonus structure that accompanies it. In addition, for candidates looking to relocate, there will also be a relocation package.

Apply today for this Conflicts Manager role to find out more!

Lunaria Partners are advertising this Conflicts Manager role on behalf of our client. We strive to respond to all applications but due to the volume of applications, this isn't always possible. If you have not heard from us in 7 days your applications has been unsuccessful on this occasion.