Almond Recruitment, on behalf of our client, have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Legal Advisor to join a large and growing CySEC licensed investment firm based in Limassol. This opportunity will be a sole counsel role to begin with, advising the group on all aspects of legal, with the possibility of growing the department. The company itself is committed to excellence and professionalism. With a combination of highly qualified professionals and an amazing work environment, this is a great opportunity to join an expanding company.

 

Responsibilities

  • Consult and handle all corporate legal processes (e.g. financial/securities offerings, compliance issues, transactions, agreements, lawsuits, patents)
  • Prepare the necessary due diligence documents for legal research
  • Represent the company’s interests in state, municipal, judicial, and private sector institutions in Cyprus and abroad
  • Independently prepare and submit all necessary documents to the Cyprus Business Register
  • Develop the company’s policy and position on legal issues
  • Research, anticipate and guard the company against legal risks
  • Structure, draft and review reports, agreements, and other legal documents
  • Draft and administer all contractual arrangements between company and the regulators
  • Provide legal advice and support to Executive Management and Board of Director (including legal opinions and legal research) on legal and regulation matters
  • Provide strategic input on group and ownership structure, and corporate governance best practices
  • Prepare draft agreements, correspondence documents, order documents, authorisation documents, internal regulations documents etc.
  • Cooperate and coordinate with external legal advisers and lawyers in Cyprus and abroad
  • General search and general legal advice to the company
  • Prepare and submit legal opinions and advice on corporate, commercial, banking and finance issues
  • Review new regulations, applicable, and advising on how these are affecting the company’s operations
  • Conduct legal research on various topics and liaise with outsourced law firms and/or associates in order to acquire relevant information
  • Assist in developing relationships with third parties in Cyprus and overseas

 

Requirements

  • BS/BA Degree in Law or relevant field from a reputable Law School
  • Minimum 3years of experience as a Corporate Attorney, Corporate Lawyer, similar position with a global multi-licensed Financial Services Firm
  • Good knowledge of commercial law, corporate law, and labour law, as well as an understanding of personal data protection
  • A professional attorney’s license of law practice is mandatory
  • Excellent knowledge of Cyprus Companies Law and overall knowledge of the legal framework regulating or relating to Cyprus companies, Anti-Money Laundering Regulations, and the Cyprus International Trust Consolidated Laws
  • Familiar with CySEC and any other regulations is a must
  • Knowledge with at least 2-3 regulatory bodies in the FX industry
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Self-motivated individual with good analytical skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • A critical thinker and good problem-solving ability
  • Outstanding drafting skills
  • Excellent ability to multi-task and produce deliverables on time
  • Strong negotiation skills

 

To apply for the vacancy please send your CV to jobs@almondrecruitment.org quoting reference CY21259.

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