Junior Litigation Lawyer

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Our client, a boutique Law firm based in Nicosia are seeking to hire a Junior Litigation Lawyer dealing primarily on Civil, Family and Criminal Law cases.

Excellent opportunity for training and development

Job Description

  • Handling of court and extrajudicial cases of clients of the office under the supervision by a senior lawyer.
  • Preparation and inspection of opening files, claim / defence reports, objection, speeches, outlines of appeal, etc.
  • Registration of petitions in the competent register.
  • Office representation in cases before District Courts, Family Courts
  • Court, Labour Disputes Tribunal, Administrative Court and Supreme Court
  • Court for instructions, hearings, etc.
  • Drafting and inspection of trade agreements and other contracts.
  • Drafting opinions on various issues.
  • Providing legal advice on legal issues.
  • Translation of legal texts.
  • Writing letters, notes, legal articles, information and other text & legal content.
  • Communication and meeting with clients, opponents and colleagues in Cyprus and abroad
  • Communication with banks, credit institutions, public authorities, government departments and other organizations in Cyprus and abroad.
  • Organisational tasks related to the above.
  • Conducting legal research, case law and bibliography study, use of databases and legal tools such as Leginet, Cylaw, Lexis-Nexis, Westlaw.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Law degree.
  • Member of Cyprus Bar
  • Around 2 years of previous experience in handling family, civil cases, criminal law, including appearances before competent courts, conducting hearings, etc.

  • Knowledge and practical experience of drafting petitions, opinions,

contracts and other legal documents and hearings.

  • Possession of a driving license.
  • Excellent ability to handle written and oral speech.
  • Fluent knowledge of Greek and English.
  • Ability to take initiatives, responsibility and ability to work individually and cooperation in teamwork
  • Ability to work independently without constant supervision.
  • Confidentiality, reliability, speed in processing tasks, analytical skills and good
  • communication skills.

Remuneration & Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Introduction bonus for new clients
  • Working hours 8.00am – 1.00pm 3.00pm – 6.00pm with some flexibility
  • 12 month revolving contract