In - House Legal Counsel, Cyprus - Limassol

Salary: EUR 32,500 gross/year - Finance / FinTech
Ref: 533 Date Posted: Friday 20 Jan 2023
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Our client, a well-structured professional services company with a team of skilled and devoted professionals that deliver fast, high-quality and tailored services is looking for a qualified In-House Legal Counsel to oversee the legal aspects of their business partners in Limassol, Cyprus. The successful candidate will represent the services company and will be based on the premises of their business partners. The successful candidate will effectively ensure legal conformity and minimize probability of exposure.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide timely counsel to executives in a variety of legal topics (labour law, partnerships, international ventures, corporate finance, etc.)
  • Collaborate with management to devise efficient defense strategies
  • Specify internal governance policies and regularly monitor compliance
  • Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations
  • Apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advice on possible legal issues
  • Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authorities, etc.), creating relations of trust
  • Draft and solidify agreements, contracts and other legal documents to ensure the company’s full legal rights
  • Deal with complex matters with multiple stakeholders and forces
  • Provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organization
  • Maintain current knowledge of alterations in legislation 
  • Work with integrity and responsibility


Requirements and Skills:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience as Legal Counsel in a business environment
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures
  • Full comprehension of the influences of the external environment of a corporation
  • Demonstrated ability to create legal defensive or proactive strategies
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity
  • Sound judgement and ability to analyse situations and information
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • LLB degree in Law 
  • LLM degree in Law will be considered an advantage
  • Cyprus Bar qualified

To apply for the In-House Legal Counsel job opportunity in Limassol, Cyprus please email your CV to georgia.michaelides@emeraldzebra.cy