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Legal and Compliance Officer

Alter Domus Alter Domus

Amsterdam, Netherlands


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Legal and Compliance Officer


We are Alter Domus. Meaning “The Other House” in Latin, Alter Domus is proud to be home to 85% of the top 30 asset managers in the alternatives industry, and more than 5,000 professionals across 23 countries. 

With a deep understanding of what it takes to succeed in alternatives, we believe in being different. Invest yourself in the alternative, and join an organization where you progress on merit, where you can speak openly with whoever you are speaking to, and where you will be supported along whichever path you choose to take. 

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As a Legal & Compliance officer, you will work closely with the legal and financial officers, who work directly with our clients. Jointly with the business you will ensure that Alter Domus and its clients comply with local laws and regulations. You report directly to the Head of Risk & Compliance Netherlands, and you will work closely with other members of the Alter Domus Compliance team as well as the Management Board of Alter Domus. In your role you are representative of our 2nd line of defense.

We offer a dynamic, and international corporate atmosphere as well as the benefit of customised training adapted to your needs throughout your career. We have a flat hierarchy and are open for new ideas. There is a possibility working partly hybrid, whereby our offices are located nearby Amsterdamse Bos to facility your daily walk during lunch or before you start the day.


  • Assisting Alter Domus Netherlands to remain compliant with relevant legislation and regulatory requirements;

  • Undertaking compliance monitoring in accordance with the compliance monitoring plan to ensure that ADNL is compliant with all applicable regulatory and AML/CFT requirements.

  • Undertaking review of the KYC/CDD files for new and existing clients and follow up missing information in line with group processes and procedures;

  • Execute monitoring programme, including high qualitative transaction monitoring;

  • Maintaining internal policies & procedures to ensure compliance with local standards and regulatory requirements;

  • Providing day-to-day qualitative Legal / compliance support and training to the business of ADNL as required in respect of compliance and AML matters;

  • Undertake preparations and assisting relevant reporting to the Board and Dutch regulator;

  • Provide support to the business: legal advice according to the applicable Dutch laws & regulation and compliance matters;

  • Assist on Alter Domus Legal Group projects as required.

  • Corporate secretarial housekeeping for Alter Domus Netherlands including support to the Management Board of Alter Domus Netherlands during the board meetings, such as preparing the board pack and minutes.


  • You hold a Masters or Bachelor degree in Dutch (corporate) law;
  • You have at least 2-4 years of working experience and affinity with legal services together with relevant experience with regulatory compliance (additional knowledge of corporate and tax law is an advantage);
  • You have knowledge of the regulatory framework for the Netherlands (Wwft, Wtt, GDPR and other legal & compliance regulations);
  • You will have high standards and knowledge of compliance and integrity;
  • You will have strong interpersonal skills and can act independently but also be a great team player;
  • You have excellent Dutch and English written and verbal communications skills
  • You can organize, prioritize and manage your work effectively;
  • You like challenges, have a natural leadership spirit and like to walk the extra mile.


  • A competitive benefit package, including:
    • Gym Subscription;
    • Fully paid pension plan;
  • Unique office location nearby the Amsterdamse Bos.
  • Dynamic team of colleagues.
  • Options to become a Certified Compliance Officer.


We are committed to supporting your development, advancing your career, and providing benefits that matter to you. 

Our industry-leading Alter Domus Academy offers six learning zones for every stage of your career, with resources tailored to your ambitions and resources from LinkedIn Learning. 

Our global benefits also include: 

  • Support for professional accreditations such as ACCA and study leave 
  • Flexible arrangements, generous holidays, birthday leave and graduation leave 
  • Continuous mentoring along your career progression 
  • Active sports, events and social committees across our offices 
  • Support with mental, physical, emotional and financial support 24/7 from our Employee Assistance Program 
  • The opportunity to invest in our growth and success through our Employee Share Plan 
  • Plus additional local benefits depending on your location 

Equity in every sense of the word 

We are in the business of equity, in every sense of the word. For us, this means taking action to ensure every colleague has equal opportunity, valuing every voice and experience across our organisation, maintaining an inclusive culture where you can bring your whole self to work, and making Alter Domus a workplace where everyone feels they belong. 

We celebrate our differences, and understand that our success relies on diverse perspectives and experiences, working towards shared goals and a common purpose. Thanks to the work of our Group DE&I Committee and network of DE&I Champions, we empower all of our people to be truly invested in the alternative.  

We are committed to ensuring an inclusive recruiting and onboarding process. Please contact our hiring team if you require any accommodations to make our recruitment process more accessible for you. 

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