Company: CySEC Regulated Broker
Location: Nicosia, Cyprus
Salary: Salary between 25K- 30K gross annually based on experience plus benefits
Job Type: Permanent
Our client is a CySec regulated Broker and they are looking to hire a Legal Counsel for their offices in Nicosia
Preparation, review and negotiation of contracts/agreements and other legal documents with technology, marketing, financial services and other providers.
Provision of internal legal advice and opinions.
Cooperation with and supervision of external legal advisors on legal matters relating to, but not limited to, financial services, intellectual property, electronic communication, online marketing etc.
Close cooperation with the Company’s various departments for various matters as the legal reference.
Where relevant, attending court and other tribunals together with the external legal advisors.
Conduct of administrative legal work, including making arrangements for certifying true copies, apostille etc.
Master’s Degree in Law or a relevant field
Basic or Advanced Certification of the Cyprus Securities & Exchange Commission will be considered an advantage
At least 3 years of post-qualification experience as a commercial lawyer at a law firm or in-house (or a combination of both).
Previous experience in the FX/CFDs industry will be considered an advantage as would knowledge of the regulatory regime for financial markets and investment firms, primarily MiFID and ISDA.
Working experience in and orientation towards English Law, mainly with regards to agreements/contracts.
Knowledge of IT / IP / Data protection law and regulations will be considered an advantage.
Fluency in reading, writing and speaking in English and good drafting ability
Excellent communication and relationship building skills
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Dynamic, flexible with strong attention to detail