CareerFinders, on behalf of our client, a long-established provider of Professional Services, we are seeking to recruit a Legal Consultant to join their expanding team based in Limassol. The successful applicant will ideally be a member of the Cyprus Bar Association (or have the ability to register as a member) and possess 2+ years of relevant experience in Corporate Law. Fluency in Greek and English is a must.
Provision of support, professional legal advice, and guidance to all the members of the group of companies as well as the management in relation to various matters, including but not limited to corporate, real estate, investment, and compliance.
Drafting and reviewing of various types of documents, including corporate documents(e.g. articles of association, memorandum of association, minutes and resolutions), contracts, documents in relation to trusts, responsible for handling difficult transactions.
Provision of legal advice to the clients of the fiduciary with regards to their transactions.
Preparation of legal opinions in relation to corporate matters.
Reading the different legislation affecting the group of companies and provision of guidance and advice in relation to them to the management.
Drafting of court applications and presenting before the district courts in relation to corporate matters (e.g. reduction of share capital and/or share premium, late allotment of share, late registration of charges, amendments to a company’s memorandum).
Provision of advice in relation to intellectual property matters, registration of trademarks domestically and internationally.
Dealing with employment matters which may arise from time to time in relation to the employees of the group.
Undertake other duties addressed to the legal department.
Bachelor’s Degree (BSc) from a reputable University in Law (minimum 2.1 or equivalent).
LLM or LPC will be considered an advantage.
Member of the Cyprus Bar Association (or being able to be a member of the Cyprus Bar Association).
Very good knowledge of corporate law and minimum 2 years of post-qualification relevant experience.
Knowledge of the AML legislation, intellectual property legislation, employment legislation.
Knowledge of Cyprus International Trusts legislation.
Advanced drafting skills with attention to detail.
Strong communication skills.
Fluency in both Greek and English.
Must be enthusiastic, self-motivated, ambitious and a team player.
CySEC Advanced Certificate and/or CySEC AML Certificate will be considered an advantage.
GDPR knowledge will be considered an advantage.