Head of Legal - Cyprus

Industry Specialisation:
E-Commerce, Financial Services, Gambling, Gaming, Legal
Industry Sector
Global, Corporate
Salary negotiable
Contract Type:

Our client 

Our client is a leading global iGaming player, committed to long-term development and sustainability while trying to revolutionize the industry.

The Role

As Head of Legal, you will possess a strong business acumen, have a strategic mindset and proven track record within a legal management role in the iGaming or a similar industry.

Responsibilities for the Head of Legal

  • Take complete ownership of all matters relating to legal
  • Develop and lead corporate legal strategy
  • Maintain proper corporate interactions with the relevant various governmental bodies and regulatory authorities
  • Participate in the development and growth of the business with proactive advice and initiatives designed to support a variety of commercial goals
  • Draft and negotiate a wide range of contracts with high degree of efficiency, attention to detail and commercially appropriate risk management
  • Contribute to training of the team and other stakeholders and to build up legal know-how within the business
  • Provide advice on and handling all corporate company structure matters
  • Drafting, negotiating, implementing, administering and enforcing policies, procedures, guidelines and manuals in relation to applicable laws and regulations
  • Updating group stakeholders on mitigating legal and regulatory risks in all the jurisdictions the organization operate in
  • Keeping abreast of any developments with regard to laws and regulations
  • Updating, monitoring and implementing customer terms and conditions and advising on any disputes
  • Managing regulatory reporting processes whilst coordinating regulatory audits and liaising with the authorities
  • Ensuring compliance with applicable AML and CFT laws
  • Supporting with any changes to the organization's corporate structure from time to time
  • Advising on data protection and privacy matters and assisting the DPO with anything which may be required
  • Managing the organization's IP and related protection strategy as required
  • Assisting with the opening and closing of bank accounts 
  • Managing external legal services, regulatory and corporate reporting

Skills and Capabilities of the Head of Legal

  • Bachelor’s degree in law ideally from the UK. The successful candidate should have worked in the UK or at least have a proven track record working on contracts / agreements under the UK juristriction
  • At least 5 years of PQE experience in similar positions preferably within the iGaming or a similar industry
  • Proven experience in drafting, reviewing and advising on commercial contracts
  • Proactive and result-oriented, with excellent project management skills
  • Excellent command of English, both written and spoken
  • The ability and willingness to be involved and take the lead in different projects
  • Start-up and entrepreneurial mindset
  • Strong business acumen, and excellent understanding of delivering to meet KPIs
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Benefits for the Head of Legal

  • Excellent work environment
  • Attractive salary package
  • Monetary vouchers on Birthdays and other special occasions
  • Fully equipped kitchen and in-house entertaining space
  • Options to enrol in Company's medical insurance plan
  • Possibilities to enrol in Company's pension plan
  • Exciting company activities including monthly lunches, corporate gatherings, an intercompany football team, competitions, and many other activities
  • A chance to advance professionally inside one of the world's largest iGaming organisations