Legal Officer

Are you a Law graduate with excellent communication skills in English?
Are you pro-active and great at time management and problem solving?


One of the world's leading international financial consultancy firms, is seeking to engage a Legal and Compliance Representative. The group prides itself in offering clients a world-class and results-driven service whilst ensuring that all compliance and regulatory requirements are implemented, maintained and monitored.


Job Description:

The Company is looking for a Legal Officer to oversee the development of the legal and compliance department and be responsible for:
  • Licensing procedures and applications referring to company formations
  • The management and renewal of Professional Indemnity Insurance policies
  • Handling Company documents, group structure or any other relevant information ensuring that compliance procedures are adhered to
  • Reviewing and advising on office lease agreements
  • Drafting Power of Attorneys, business plans, Share Transfer Agreements & Service Level Agreements
  • Liaising with Accounts department on several types of payments and with accountants of local companies on pay roll procedures with respect to employment/self-employment contracts where needed
  • Handling closure of offices and relevant liquidations
  • Researching and ensuring that Continuous Professional Development requirements are maintained
  • Drafting of Terms and Conditions, Disclaimers and Privacy Policies for the company website
  • Providing legal advice on Acquisitions & Joint Ventures as well as on employed & self-employed contracts
  • Providing regulatory and compliance advice pertaining to the company’s business process and ensuring that the correct procedures are followed
  • Managing the online reputation of the company, liaising with the relevant sources to remove defamatory and false content from the Internet
  • Drafting of Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Performing legal research and/ or give advice as and when required
  • Managing and resolving ex-employee complaints as well as negotiation and drafting legal
  • Settlement Agreements
  • Training any new recruits should the need arise
  • Handling and managing any ad-hoc projects as and when requested by the management


Requirements:
  • LLD Graduate (Bachelor of Laws/Diploma Notary Public may be considered for a junior post)
  • Fluency in both verbal and written English is a must
  • Efficient, organised, responsible and diligent
  • Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Attentive to detail
  • Excellent communication skills and well-presented
  • Time management and problem-solving skills
  • Sound knowledge of MS Office applications
  • The following would be considered favourably:
    • Financial related experience as well as a Masters in Financial Services or Masters in Commercial or Business Law
    • Compliance and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) related certification and experience
    • Previous positions held in compliance within the financial industry
    • ECDL certification


You will join a varied group of consultants working for the company worldwide. The company promotes training and development and a good work-life balance.


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