OBJECTIVE: position of a Lawyer/Assistant
// CORE COMPETENCES
Business & investments
Ukrainian – native
Russian – native
English – professional
Arabic – pre intermediate
German – elementary
Polish – elementary
Studying cultures and religions of different countries;
Studying foreign languages, recently - Arabic language
Responsible, goal-oriented, communicative, disciplined, ambitious, fast-learner, able to work under pressure with several projects, ready for business trips, not married, no children.
Lviv Academy of Commerce, Lviv, Ukraine June 2011
Master of Law in Commerce/Civil Law with honors
Course work: Subjects and objects of foreign economic activity
// ADDITIONAL EDUCATION
"Rethinking international tax law" Present
University of Leiden, distant course.
"Schemes of tax optimization by offshore and onshore companies" May 2015
1-day workshop, Kyiv;
"Finance institutions" January - February 2014
Moscow Institute of Economics, distance course;
// WORK EXPERIENCE
Abdalla Alnakhi Advocates and Legal Consultants Dubai, UAE
Legal assistant/Legal secretary January 2017 – January, 2018
Drafting legal notices, agreements, power of attorneys, letters, legal correspondence and other internal documentation (Code of Conduct, Company’s policy);
Conducting legal research and investigation;
Controlling dates of court hearings and update senior staff, clients.
Providing written legal consultations, legal analyses and opinions to the clients regarding different legal issues;
Providing legal analysis to the senior manager regarding new legislation;
Communication with clients via phone and emails, preparation reports for them and update them regarding litigation progress;
Participation in negotiations;
Database and correspondence maintenance;
Providing legal support for senior lawyers;
Handling petty cash, managing payroll, controlling company’s income and expenses, issuing invoices, receipts, providing financial monthly reports to senior manager regarding expecting expenses/incurred expenses and expecting income/received income;
Handling HR duties: consideration of CV, communicating with potential candidates, conducting interviews with them, preparation offer letters and other documentation for obtaining visa for shortlisted candidates.
Hart Bernstein Marketing and Management Dubai, UAE
Legal assistant/Sales February 2016 – January 2017
Typing legal correspondence and mails to the partners and client;
Communications with the clients via mail and phone and providing to them information regarding company’s service;
Maintain database of clients, making cold calls for advertising company’s service;
Drafting contracts of service and making amendments thereto;
Provide assistance to General Manager.
International Business School Kyiv, Ukraine
Lawyer July 2015 – February 2016
Prepared writs, claims, legal opinions and legal consultations;
Drafted and altered contracts of services provided;
Analyzed foreign countries’ legislation;
Provided support in e-commerce projects, intellectual property projects.
Empire Holding Kyiv, Ukraine
In-house lawyer/corporate lawyer of holding May 2012 – June 2015
Drafting protocols, minutes of meetings, memorandums, articles of associations;
Drafting legal documentations for: company registration, increasing/ reducing statute capital of the company, sailing/baying shares in the statute capital of the company, changing manager of the company;
Managed and controlled the project of opening and promoting household goods and cosmetics store chain in Ukrainian malls for 2 years in a row, including drafting and analysis of rent agreements, protocols of disagreements. In addition, provided remote legal support for the shops in other regions of Ukraine in their business activity;
Provided legal support of foreign investments, media;
Opened new bank accounts for companies in foreign banks (offshore, onshore companies); Drafted and analyzed delivery contracts, sale and purchase, rent.
Doka Group LLC Lviv, Ukraine
Assistant Attorney July 2011 – April 2012
Provided registration and re-registration of business entities;
Made alterations to statutory documents of legal entities, changes in the management or location of a legal entity, increase/reduction of statutory capital, and other registration functions.