Corporate Lawyer for the Nicosia offices

Sep 05, 2017

 Summary position objective:

  • Responsible for drafting and negotiating legal agreements and legal cases, as well as conducting research and preparing legal briefs for the Company and its clients.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Implement and follow-up on clients legal requests and transactions;
  • Complete forms and draft letters, documents and agreements pertaining to legal cases;
  • Issue invoices and receipts for Clients, as and when required;
  • Keep clients’ files up-to-date and include certificates, agreements, contracts and any other legal documents;
  • Study relevant Law Acts and specialized legal advice, in order to continue building industry knowledge and practical experience;
  • Stay informed of the latest legal developments by reading journals and law reports, as well as being aware of world business stories;
  • Attend related exhibitions, conferences and networking events as and when required, for business continuity;
  • Performs any other related duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Performance standards:

The quality standards required for success are as follows:

  • Legal requests and transactions are achieved through teamwork;
  • Clients’ files are up-to-date and organized;
  • Deadlines are applied for all requests and progress is being discussed;
  • Legal developments and world business stories are grasped;
  • Industry knowledge and practical experience is progressively built;
  • Clients satisfaction and retention is progressively achieved

Reporting methods:

  • Verbally or in writing to the Directors;
  • Frequency: weekly reporting on tasks and responsibilities or upon request.

Areas of responsibility:

  • Follow-up on all clients’ request and legal cases and keep every client informed of the progress;
  • Explain the process and expectations of each case to the clients and secure full understanding and commitment.

Liaison:

  • Provide support and share projects with the team in Limassol and Nicosia, as well as any other person outside the office who may be directly involved or related to a legal case;
  • Liaise with clients, associates, governmental authorities and banks.

Working hours:

  • Monday to Friday as follows: 08:00 – 13:00 and 14:00 – 17:30.

Overtime / weekend work prospect:

  • Overtime is expected in few instances and as per requirement;
  • Weekend work prospect: It may occur

Background and education:

  • Holder of a LLB degree is required
  • Holder of a LLM degree will be considered as advantage.
  • Passing the Cyprus Bar Association exams and be registered as a Cyprus advocate;
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Power Point;
  • Advanced Greek and English language skills are required;
  • Russian language knowledge is considered an advantage.

Work experience:

  • Minimum experience: 3-4 year experience as Lawyer.

Attitude and behaviour on the job:

  • Attention to details and effective organizational skills;
  • Meticulous, creative and committed;
  • Strong team working skills, proactive and problem solver;
  • Very good analytical skills, communication, effective listening, persuasion and presentation skills
  • Service oriented with professional standards towards both clients and colleagues;
  • Take responsibility for own actions;
  • Work independently with own initiative, under minimum direction;

Position requirements:

  • Intellectual and technical legal ability;
  • Building strong relationships with clients.

Initiative levels:

  • Work independently on every legal case;
  • Show initiative in taking own decisions for acquired tasks;
  • Learn as much as possible about legal decisions’ motivations, clients’ needs and services history with the Company.

Areas of growth:

  • Job holder’s development through training;
  • Position role could lead to a permanent position within the Company.

 

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