In-House Lawyer/Assistant Manager

  • Wealthmore Services Ltd
  • Limassol, Cyprus
  • 29/07/2021
Full time Legal

Job Description

LEON Family Office was established in 2013. It has offices in Cyprus and in Moscow, Russia. LEON Family Office specializes in (i) investment management services for high net worth families, (ii) setup of a full-fledged infrastructure for assets management, (iii) legal and tax support of different projects for high net worth families, and (iv) succession planning and family governance.

Currently, the company is looking for an In-House Lawyer/Assistant Manager (Dual Role)  in Cyprus who will be able to assist with legal and tax support of its clients’ projects.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Legal implementation in relation to clients’ projects (administration, accounting, financial management, tax and legal compliance of clients’ business affairs) and arranging the work of legal and tax advisors, administrators and other consultants in different jurisdictions, review of the documents and memos prepared by them with respect to:
  • Day-to-day activity of companies (e.g. dividend distribution, issuance of shares, change of directors, etc);
  • Transactions in relation to foreign assets (acquisition of real estate, shares in the companies);
  • Establishment of trusts and private foundation.
  • Legal drafting and execution of various type of documents, such as:
  • Directors’ and shareholders’ minutes/ resolutions, Powers of Attorney, instruments of transfer, agreements (loan agreements, pledge agreements, share-purchase agreements, trust deeds, sale and purchase agreements, assignment agreements etc.) based on the Cypriot and foreign legislation.
  • Preparation of general documents (in the form of PowerPoint presentations, Excel spreadsheet, Word documents, step-plans) required for the purposes of clients’ projects;
  • Diagnostics of existing ownership structures to identify risks and ways to mitigate them.
  • Development of target ownership structures which would satisfy the client’s needs.
  • Summary of tax and legal memos prepared by consultants.
  • Communication with (i) different service providers and third parties (e.g. legal firms, tax consultants, auditors, banks), (ii) governmental authorities and (iii) other members of the company’s team in terms of implementation of clients’ projects; passing KYC / AML procedures of the banks and other service providers.
  • Negotiating the terms of engagement letters with service providers.
  • Performing legal research, preparing relevant reports, due diligence reports and any other legal documentation might be requested and getting involved in legal projects.
  • Carrying out any other relevant duties and responsibilities that may be assigned from time to time.


  • Qualified lawyer.
  • At least 3 years post-qualification experience in law or investment firm in a role with similar responsibilities.
  • Fluent English and good business writing skills in English; Russian and Greek will be considered an advantage.
  • Good coordination and legal drafting skills.
  • Commitment and proactiveness.
  • Practical knowledge of contract, commercial, trust and corporate law.
  • Proven ability to manage time and workload, meet deadlines and prioritize tasks.
  • Highly organized individual with high sense of professionalism, able to work on his/her own initiative.
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail.

Terms of employment:

  • Salary is determined based on the results of interview.
  • Six months’ probation period.
  • Professional education (potentially in future).

Interested candidates are kindly requested to send their CV to: