Russian Legal Advisor /Officer

17 October 2017, Comments: 0

Reference: VAC-15253G
Company: Asset Management Firm
Location: Limassol
Salary: Salary based in previous skills and experience.

Job Detail
Our client is an Asset Management Firm located in Limassol, they are currently looking to recruit a dynamic individual in the role of Legal Advisor /Officer .

About the Company:
Our client was founded in 2016 by a team of successful professionals, with an excellent reputation in global financial markets. This is an independent project, a large-scale financial startup, where shareholders aimed to adjust the most efficient process of wealth management, involving best talents and top brains of finance, law, information and communication technology.
The project is created to consolidate customized service and tailor-made approach together with wide range of professional tools that were used only by limited circle of professionals before. These tools will be uncovered now for more opened and reliable relations between finance professionals and HNWIs.

The client has umbrella brand architecture which includes Asset Management ,Property Investment Funds. The Group is looking forward to launching Private Banking Firm and Innovations company – a special fund for investment in modernization and development of efficient financial environment.
The clients headquarters is based in Cyprus and other branches are located in Austria and Italy. The Group has plans to launch in other locations in key financial markets in the next two years.
The Position:
This role is responsible for providing general legal advisory services on corporate issues, statutes, regulations and commercial services to the Company and provision the Company with legal support in day-to-day activities, including in real estate area
Principal Accountabilities

Monitoring and controlling legal risks and timely response to changes in legal environment and legislations implementing the respective systems and controls
Applying working knowledge of the CySEC Rules to the day to day operations of the Company
Ensuring that the policies, documentation and contractual framework of the Company are constantly in line with the current regulatory and compliance requirements and adequately protect the Company’s interests
Draft and review contracts, agreements, briefs, notices, memoranda, circulars, correspondence, orders, reports and other legal forms necessary for keeping the Company in compliance with legislative and regulatory environment;
Provide a high level of quality legal service in a wide range of areas including real estate, insurance, transactions, employment, labor relations and commercial contracts;
Liaising with legal and regulatory advisors of the Company;
Communicating with the CySEC and other regulatory and government bodies on issues and matter relating to activities of the AIFM and AIF;
Advising the Board and top management of the Company on a wide range of legal issues relating to the Company’s activities as well as Company internal matters

Key Competencies & Qualifications:
Good knowledge and experience in financial area gaining from major investment firms, bank or law firms with minimum 4-6 PQE
Knowledge of financial products and corporate law applicable to AIF/AIFM
Experience in real estate
A minimum of 5 years’ experience in financial sector and a minimum of 1-year experience in real sector;
Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures;
Knowledge of Cyprus regulatory requirements;
Professional knowledge in drafting legal documents;
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
Ability to analyze and research information;
Energetic, flexible with a positive attitude;
An honest and trustworthy manner;
Ability to take initiative and deliver results in a dynamic environment;
Attentive to detail;
Disciplined and self-motivated;
Fluent in both Russian and English.


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