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Manager Assistant

Abu Dhabi, AZ, United Arab Emirates
March 16, 2018

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OBJECTIVE: position of a Lawyer/Assistant



Svetlana Leva





Commerce/Civil Law

Business & investments


Corporate law

Administrative law

Legal drafting

Legal analysis


Project management


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


"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;


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.

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