Overview

Our client is an IT Development Company specializing in developing online casino games in Limassol and they are looking for a Head of Legal.

Responsibilities:
Engages with key internal and external stakeholders, and provides expert legal advice to support the strategic agenda of the Company
Plans and implements necessary changes related to the company’s corporate structure in order to optimize operations whilst ensuring compliance with governing laws
Coordinates with the rest of the Heads of various departments on operational legal needs
Manages new license applications and ensures the business complies with existing license conditions in multiple jurisdictions
Liaises with (gambling) authorities in multiple jurisdictions in relation to reporting and auditing obligations
Manages relationships and legal costs with all external legal advisors
Drafts and solidify agreements, contracts and other legal documents to ensure the company’s full legal rights
Be responsible for all legal, regulatory, data protection and corporate matters
Reviews and optimizes the internal processes and ensures the efficiency of the Legal Department
Deals with Regulators and the various submissions to the licensing authorities
Communicates with Banks and Payment providers in relation to legal issues
Negotiates, drafts and implements all amendments and addendums of existing agreements with Third Parties
Handles all termination and settlement issues with all Third Parties
Prepares various legal documentation for banks, regulators and other Third Parties
Provides legal advice and assists with decision-making to the Company’s Top Management and the UBO
Supports Finance Department with audits
Manages mergers and acquisition processes, including the drafting of documentation, Due Diligence processes and negotiation of terms between the Parties

Requirements:
Sound knowledge of current CY and international law, regulations, and common practices in compliance
At least 4 years of experience as Head of Legal / Senior Corporate Administrator in gambling, gaming or betting industries (not forex)
Proven experience with the Cyprus jurisdictions (experience with other jurisdictions will be considered an advantage)
Proven skills in legal negotiations such as mergers and acquisitions and contract acquisitions
Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures
High degree of professional ethics and integrity
Results and service-driven personality
Fluency in English
Exceptionally good problem-solving skills
Be highly adaptable and flexible
Be able to work comfortably in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
Have an ability to handle multiple simultaneous tasks and meet tight deadlines
Be proactive and self-motivated
Have a keen eye for detail
Be stress-resistant and have an ability to remain calm and composed during times of uncertainty
Sound judgment and ability to analyze situations and information

Working hours:
The working hours are Monday to Friday from 10am – 7pm

Benefits:
Competitive salary
Comfortable office location
International teamwork experience
Interesting and challenging tasks
Professional and career opportunities
Medical insurance for employees and their family
Gym refund
Kindergarten / Schools refund
Free lunches in the office

TO APPLY for this job opportunity, send your CV (in English please) to [email protected] and include the reference:  Head of Legal – VAC-D592. We look forward to hearing from you!

 

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