Head of Legal - Limassol

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    Cyprus, Limassol

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    Salary based on skills and experience + excellent benefits

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


  • 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


  • Sound knowledge of current CY and international law, regulations, and common practices in compliance
  • Proven experience in regulated markets (gaming) 
  • Proven experience with the Cyprus jurisdictions (experience with other jurisdictions  will be considered an advantage) 
  • Proven skills in the legal negotiation such as mergers and acquisitions and contract acquisitions
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity
  • Law degree is an advantage
  • Fluency in English is a must
  • Greek skills are a big advantage
  • Results and Service driven personality 
  • 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 judgement and ability to analyse situations and information
  • EU-citizenship

Working hours:

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


  • 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:

Please send your CV to StaffMatters at admin@smstaffmatters.com and mention that you are applying for the vacancy of Head of Legal with reference number 592.
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