Director of Legal to an iGaming company in Cyprus!

Posted 16 July 2024
Discipline iGaming
Contact NameDiāna Beļska

Job description

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Head of Legal and Compliance to establish and lead our in-house legal and corporate division. This position will play a pivotal role in managing a growing portfolio of companies, ensuring compliance across multiple jurisdictions, and navigating the complexities of international law. The ideal candidate will have a broad legal expertise, particularly in corporate law, international law, immigration, and regulatory compliance, with a creative and strategic approach to overcoming challenges in grey markets.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Draft, review, and manage agreements, contracts, and trusts across CY, UK, Curaçao, Marshall Islands, Dubai.
  • Maintain up-to-date corporate and UBO KYC/KYB documentation for all company structures.
  • Oversee immigration and VISA processes for company employees across various jurisdictions.
  • Manage applications for gambling licenses, bank accounts, and other regulatory compliance needs.
  • Handle family law tasks, including property deals/agreements and investigations into property backgrounds.
  • Develop and implement legal and compliance strategies to facilitate business operations in grey markets.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with external legal advisors and service providers across different jurisdictions.
  • Lead and grow the legal/corporate division, setting strategic direction and ensuring alignment with company objectives.
  • Stay abreast of legal and regulatory developments affecting the business and advise on risk management strategies.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Qualified legal background in Cyprus.
  • Minimum of 5 years of legal experience, with a strong background in corporate law, international law, and regulatory compliance.
  • Experience managing legal and compliance matters across multiple jurisdictions, particularly CY, UK, Curaçao, Marshall Islands, and Dubai.
  • Proven track record in immigration law, corporate structuring, and managing legal aspects of financial services, ideally including gambling licenses.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to establish and grow an in-house legal division.
  • Excellent analytical, negotiation, and problem-solving skills.
  • Creative thinker with the ability to devise effective strategies to navigate legal and regulatory challenges in grey markets.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, with proficiency in English and Greek. Additional language skills relevant to the jurisdictions of operation are a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and manage time effectively in a fast-paced environment.

What We Offer:

  • An attractive and competitive remuneration package, reflecting your skills and experience.
  • The opportunity to be a part of a dynamic and forward-thinking European company, contributing to its ongoing success.
  • Clear pathways for professional growth and advancement within the company.
  • A vibrant and welcoming team environment, where your skills and ideas are valued.
  • Engaging weekly team lunches and exciting monthly team events.
  • Access to a gym membership, promoting a healthy work-life balance.
  • Modern and conveniently located offices in prime Limassol, offering easy parking and highway access.

Join our client's dynamic team and contribute your skills to make a difference. Apply now and embark on an exciting journey with us!