Corporate Lawyer

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Ref#4408

 

GRS are working with a reputable legal and corporate office seeking to recruit a Corporate Lawyer for their offices in Limassol. The successful candidate will need to have 3 years post graduate experience in Corporate in order to take over tasks on their own and to be able to handle compliance inquiries for clientele specialized in Shipping industry mostly. If this opportunity sounds right to you , apply now!
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Handle the formation and registration of companies in Cyprus and other jurisdictions
  • Coordinate with registered agents overseas for the registration and dissolution of foreign companies
  • Handle and administer all due diligence procedures, KYC
  • Prepare the Client Acceptance documentation
  • Maintain the Corporate Registers
  • Act as the first point of contact for clients, company employees and counterparties in all areas connected with KYC documents collections, update, certification, provision etc.
  • Update internal databases on the client, UBO’s and other matters as requested
  • Arrange for the execution, certification and legalization of documents
  • Deal with the execution of changes in the structure of companies (including but not limited to shareholding, directorship, share capital, change of name); submission of annual returns and other annual requirements including UBO register filings
  • Liaise with clients, external regulators, and professional advisers, such as lawyers and auditors
  • Draft corporate and other documents such as minutes, resolutions, agreements, powers of attorney, registers and letters with respect to the actions of the companies
  • Provide administrative support to lawyers
  • Provide assistance in liquidation proceedings
  • Fulfilling DAC6 reporting requirements
  • Roll out and delivery of comprehensive ongoing training to all members of staff on AML/TF
  • Continuous review of all related laws and regulations to ensure the business always maintains compliance with the required AML laws and regulations
  • Responsible for all the mandatory reporting to the regulators
  • Screening of new clients and parties as requested
  • Undertake training as required
CANDIDATE PROFILE
  • University law degree
  • Over 3 years post qualification experience as a corporate lawyer and compliance officer
  • Member of the Cyprus Bar Association
  • Good working knowledge in Company formation and maintenance
  • Good knowledge of regulatory requirements
  • Experience with AML and KYC procedures, DAC6 will be considered a strong plus
  • Good communication skills in English and Greek
  • Strong business communication skills
  • Accurate and good attention to detail
  • Proactive approach to work
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to develop detailed policies and procedures
  • Ability to ensure client confidentiality
  • Eligibility to work in Cyprus
  • Computer proficiency
COMPANY BENEFITS
  • 13th salary, performance-based bonus and medical insurance after probation
Due to the high volume of applications we receive at GRS Recruitment, only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.
 
To apply for this position, please email your CV to Eleni Kyriakou, eleni@grsrecruitment.com quoting the above job reference or call +357 25 342 720 for further information.

 

Job Summary
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    5 December 2022
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    Permanent
  • 4408
  • Eleni@grsrecruitment.com
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