Junior Corporate/ Immigration Lawyer

Our client is an established Law firm with offices in Nicosia and particular focus in all areas of Business Law and Technology.

We are now looking for a high calibre, career driven individual with experience in Migration matters to join the firm’s Corporate and Commercial Law Department.

The successful candidate will be joining a team of lawyers providing legal services to their clients, including their business partner and Corporate Service Provider,

This is an excellent opportunity to join a dedicated and rapidly growing legal team.

Job Description

  • Advising clients on migration matters
  • Handling applications for and assisting clients to obtain Work Permits
  • Handling applications for and assisting clients to obtain Permanent Residency Permits
  • Handling applications for and assisting clients to obtain Visitor Permits
  • Handling applications for and assisting clients to obtain Citizenship
  • Accompanying clients to the Civil Registry and Migration Department
  • Foreign interest company registration
  • Drafting and reviewing corporate legal documents including Memorandum and Articles of Association, resolutions, minutes, share certificates, Powers of Attorney, etc;
  • Drafting and reviewing corporate and commercial agreements, including Shareholders Agreements, Director’s Service Agreements, Non-Disclosure and Confidentiality Agreements, JV Agreements, Employment Agreements, Sale and Purchase of Property Agreements, Lease agreements, etc;
  • Handling complex corporate transactions, reorganisations and restructurings, including re-domiciliation of companies, Mergers and Acquisitions, banking and finance transactions, etc
  • Onboarding clients and ensuring compliance with AML/KYC requirements and procedures;
  • Liaising with clients and maintaining strong client relations;
  • Providing high quality legal advice and handling of legal issues pertaining to the firm’s clients;
  • Promoting the firm and taking part in business development initiatives;
  • Liaising with leading international law firms who regularly engage the firm for corporate and commercial legal matters;
  • Attending meetings with clients, in Cyprus and abroad.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Qualified Cyprus lawyer/ member of the Cyprus Bar Association.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role, with sufficient exposure in all areas mentioned above;
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines;
  • Good knowledge of Compliance procedures;
  • Experience with Cyprus IBCs is essential;
  • Excellent knowledge of Cyprus Companies Law and practical procedures;
  • Experience in dealing with the Civil Registry and Migration Department;
  • Experience in dealing with the Registrar of Companies;
  • Experience in dealing with Corporate litigation matters (Court applications, procedures, etc);
  • Excellent knowledge of the English and Greek languages is essential;
  • Exceptional organisations skills;
  • Fast learner, Self-motivated and career-driven individual;

Remuneration & Benefits

  • Gross salary in the region of €20,000, to include 13th salary
  • Medical insurance
  • 1 short day 8:30-2:30 or 9:30-3:30
  • Annual bonus
  • Annual salary review