Head of Legal

  • Location: Moscow, Russia
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Organization: Family Office

Our client is a single family office of an Ultra High Net Worth individual who currently seeks to hire a Senior level legal professional to assume Head of Legal position.

The role:  

  • Provide proactive and pragmatic advice on all legal and regulatory matters (with main focus on corporate restructuring, tax and legal solutions).
  • Give accurate and timely counsel to executives in a variety of legal topics (labor law, partnerships, international ventures, corporate finance etc.)
  • Collaborate with management to devise efficient defense strategies Specify internal governance policies and regularly monitor compliance
  • Anticipate issues and estimate risks strategically Identify proactive solutions that will eliminate or mitigate risks
  • Draft agreements that minimize risks and maximize legal rights Create associations of trust and respect with key stakeholders
  • Deal with external parties (regulators, external counsel, politicians, clients)
  • Deal with complex, significant matters that cut across legal and related areas Keep abreast of legislative changes
  • Manage corporate practices of the company.

Your profile: 

  • Profound knowledge of Russian corporate legislation
  • Previous experience of working in corporate restructuring, tax & legal solutions practice of a law firm and/or within a corporate legal team.
  • Experience in management of holding companies, directorships
  • Solid experience in any dispute resolution practices, civil & corporate, tax, employment disputes, and tribunals
  • Knowledge of Europe and/or Cyprus law will be considered as advantage
  • 10+ years of experience, preferably Partner level
  • Higher education in Law
  • Proactive approach to professional challenges
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