Careers & Recruitments – Lawyer In Forex Practice

Job Opportunities
Friday, 10 August, 2018

Our International Business Associates LAWITT HAMILTON TAX & LEGAL, based in Moscow & Cyprus, are seeking to recruit an experienced Lawyer in FOREX practice for their Limassol – Cyprus office.

 This position comprises capacities of both: Corporate administrator & Compliance officer

 Responsibilities as Corporate administrator

  • Supervision and management of portfolio of clients.
  • Interaction with Cyprus Registrar of Companies on behalf of clients.
  • Formation of both Cyprus and Overseas Companies for clients as well formation and maintenance of all available companies.
  • Communication with the client and review of new client “KYC” documentation ensuring compliance with Company policy and Anti-Money Laundering regulations.
  • Perusal, review of various corporate agreements and arranging for execution by the Directors of the Companies.
  • Preparation, review and execution of various secretarial services/documents of the Companies including minutes, resolutions, instruments of transfer, share certificates, incumbency certificates as well as Specific Powers of Attorney etc.
  • Preparation and execution of bank account application forms when necessary, creation of payments and communication with all banks whether in Cyprus or abroad.
  • Communication with providers/agents of overseas Companies
  • Interaction with Cyprus Security and Exchange Commission.
  • Applying for Forex broker license on behalf of the clients, including drafting, preparation all necessary documents.
  • Supervising the whole process of obtaining Forex license.

Responsibilities as Compliance officer

  • Assist in the compliance risk assessment process ensuring that all compliance risks are appropriately identified, assessed, reported and monitored.
  • Maintain a good understanding of the relevant regulatory requirements and provide advice and guidance to the clients.
  • Keep abreast and review of new and amended regulations and advise on necessary actions to be taken.
  • Assist in the preparation of periodic and other reports to be submitted to the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of a risk-based compliance monitoring program.
  • Conduct reviews/audits of departments, key business and other processes and activities to ensure the continued adherence to and effective implementation of policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Develop, maintain and update of compliance and AML manuals, policies, procedures and controls and ensure their compliance with the relevant laws and regulations.
  • Identify, examine and report suspicious activities related to money laundering and terrorist financing.
  • Provide training to employees on compliance-related matters, including internal policies and procedures, the application of guidelines and standards and relevant regulatory requirements, promoting and enhancing a strong company-wide compliance culture.


  • University Degree in Law
  • Advanced Certification of the Cyprus Securities & Exchange Commission will be considered a significant advantage.
  • At least 2+ years of experience in a similar position, preferably at law firms or financial services institution.
  • Previous experience in the Forex industry will be considered an advantage.
  • Excellent knowledge of the regulatory regime for financial markets and investment firms.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Greek & English language.
  • Computer literate.
  • Commercial orientation and awareness.
  • Practical approach in understanding and applying regulatory requirements.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Self-motivated with an ability to work autonomously.
  • Team player.

Attractive remuneration

subject to experience and qualifications.

To apply for this vacancy, please send your CV, along with Cover Letter both to and quoting the above job title. All applications will be viewed and kept in strict confidence. Please note only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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