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Wouter Metz
Consultant Executive Search
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Senior KYC Officer

independent thinker with power of persuasion

Loyens & Loeff is one of the leading full-service law firms in the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and Switzerland. In addition, it is also strongly represented in the most important financial centers in Europe, Asia and the United States. Worldwide, 1600 employees work at Loyens & Loeff, including over 850 lawyers, notaries and tax specialists. They share entrepreneurial spirit, ambition, a down- to-earth approach, an eye for the client and eye for each other.

The Office of the General Counsel is one of the cornerstones of the firm. The General Counsel is responsible for the entire risk and compliance policy, of which KYC is a part. The international KYC team currently consists of five officers. To reinforce the team in the Netherlands, Compliance People is looking for a

Senior KYC Officer
independent thinker with power of persuasion

You will play a prominent role within the KYC process at international level, proactively advising the General Counsel about the policy approach to KYC. As part of your role, you will make proposals for adjusting the process in response to current (legal) developments within and outside the office, such as automation and development of training courses. You will be providing high-quality client analyses and will make a substantial contribution to the team’s expertise. You report to the General Counsel, who gives you a great deal of space and involves you in her work. You will travel regularly to Zurich and Brussels.


  • academically trained legal professional with at least 7 years of work experience
  • of which at least 2 to 3 years’ experience as senior staff in the KYC field
  • considerable work experience outside the legal advisory world is a plus, for example in the financial sector, trust sector or a supervisory body
  • fully acquainted with KYC-relevant (inter)national legislation
  • solid, flexible, practical, with power of persuasion and an eye for the business
  • fluent in Dutch and English, French is a plus


  • substantive and responsible role within a high-quality international organization
  • as part of a motivated and high-quality team of professionals
  • working from Amsterdam, Rotterdam or Luxembourg, with regular travel
  • opportunity for growth to a broader compliance role
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