Mayer Brown is a leading global law firm with offices in 26 key business centres across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. With approximately 200 lawyers in each of the world’s three largest financial centres — New York, London and Hong Kong — we are uniquely positioned to advise leading companies and financial institutions on their most complex legal needs. We have deep experience in high-stakes litigation and complex transactions across industry sectors, including our signature strength, the global financial services industry.
We are a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support and development they need to grow, thrive and realise their greatest potential. We also encourage all our people to use their skills to support the wider community through our pro bono and community volunteering programmes. At Mayer Brown the principles of mutual respect, dignity and understanding are central to the way we work and help to provide an environment where diversity and inclusion are embraced.
The Firm is establishing a Financial Crime Compliance team within its Legal Risk Management and Risk Management Services functions to oversee the Firm's compliance with AML/CTF, sanctions anti-bribery (ABC) and other financial crime laws. The Head of FCC will be responsible for harmonising the Firm's cross-border approach to financial crime compliance, developing policies and procedures and training and mentoring compliance staff.
The FCC Lawyer will report to the Head of Financial Crime Compliance and will provide day to day legal assistance to the financial crime compliance team. The FCC lawyer will work closely with the partners and counsel in charge of regional compliance in these areas and with the local money laundering reporting officers.