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Risk and Compliance Advanced (AML) Accreditation Exam (28/09/2022)


Wednesday 28th Sep 2022 1:00pm - 4:45pm in 130 day(s) and 21 hour(s)

This online examination is for 3 hour(s), 45 minute(s)

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Instructions for the paper:

The exam consists of 4 parts. You must answer all questions. Details of each question are contained in the section marked Qi. 

You do not need to answer the questions sequentially. When moving between questions, you must use the “next screen” button at the bottom of the page. Do not use the back button on your browser. 

Answers to the questions must be inserted in the text box following the question. 

Professional conduct is a pervasive topic in this exam. There is also a compulsory professional conduct question.

If you do not attempt to give a substantive answer to the professional conduct question, you will fail the exam irrespective of the overall mark you obtain for the whole exam. 

At the end of the exam you will be able to review and change your answers prior to submitting. Once you have submitted your answers, you will not be able to change your answers. 

To pass this exam, you must obtain at least 50% of the marks. 

Course Description


  • 3hr 45min
  • Advanced
The Risk and Compliance Advanced (AML) Accreditation is quality standard for legal professionals managing risk and compliance in a legal practice or department.  The Accreditation is an independent objective mark for those who are able to demonstrate the required knowledge, skills and competency in the field of legal risk management, compliance and AML.  The Advance (AML) Accreditation is for those who are experts in the field of Anti-Money Laundering in the Legal sector.The 3 hour and 45 minute examination will take place on 28 September 2022 at 13:00-16:45. Bookings close on 14 September 2022.The next examination date will be released in due course.

Learning outcomes

The examinations are designed for practitioners applying for the Advanced (Anti-Money Laundering) level.

Aims to support those that hold the below responsibilities:

  • Managing and discharging AML Regulatory responsibilities.
  • Driving cultural and ethical approaches to AML within the business.
  • Strategic AML decision making, management & leadership.
  • Carrying out regular reviews and strategic AML analysis.
  • Proactively monitoring AML risks.
  • Driving development and training and championing continuous improvement.
  • Accreditation:  Risk
  • SRA Competence:  A2

What this will cover

The syllabus for the examination covers (full details set out in the Candidate’s Guidance):

  • Key terms, roles and responsibilities
  • Money Laundering, due diligence and record keeping
  • Detecting and reporting criminal acts
  • Property and mortgage fraud

Candidates have 3 hours and 45 minutes to complete the examination, which consists of 100 marks separated into 4 parts. In order to pass the examination you must achieve a mark of at least 50%. If your time expires the examination will submit automatically.