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Legal Assistant Medical

Location:
Kyiv, 02000, Ukraine
Posted:
March 24, 2018

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OBJECTIVE:

To obtain a legal assistant position in a progressive law firm

LEGAL ASSISTANT SKILLS:

Experience working in the medical industry

Over a decade of experience in legal counseling in Ukraine (corporate law, registration and closure of companies, taxation, bankruptcy, fiscal policy, etc.)

Extensive experience in CIS

In-house experience in the energy sector involving compliance, corporate governance, corporate generalist and secretary matters, general commercial contracts and transactions, and employment matters in regional and local companies

Experience working with Ukrainian corporations, non-government organizations and foreign representative offices

Provided civil legal advice/counseling to individuals

Aided with project/program design and management

Working knowledge of progressive office applications such as, MS Word, Excel, Lotus and Power Point

Culturally sensitive and diplomatic as well as politically unbiased

Strong analytical and organizational skills, flexible, mature, and professional

A results driven, optimistic and enthusiastic worker with outstanding communication and research skills, along with a strong passion for excellence and ability to apply logic and reasoning to efficiently evaluate cases according to legal codes, court procedures, executive orders and government regulations. Gifted in applying the law to specific cases to produce "big picture" cases

EDUCATION:

Global Professional Master degree in Law (University of Toronto, 2015 – 2016)

Master degree in Law (Odessa National Academy of Law, 2004)

Institute of Judges (Odessa National Academy of Law, 2004)

Master degree in Law (National Academy of Interior Affairs of Ukraine, 2001)

Bachelor degree in Law, Financial and Legal College (Kiev University of Taras Shevchenko, 2001)

Diploma in Nursing, Medical College (Association of Ukraine’s Untraditional Medicine, 1996)

Member of the Ukrainian Bar Association

LANGUAGES:

Ukrainian, English, French, Russian, and basic understanding of Polish, Bulgarian, Czech, Serbo-Croatian

LEGAL EXPERIENCE:

Legal Assistant/Law Clerk Eugene Dankanych 2010 to present

Performing and compiling extensive legal research to 3 senior partners

Being proactive by diarizing and using a bring forward system to effectively follow-up on all matters

Scheduling meetings and calendar management

Drafting documentation such as routine correspondence, memos, spreadsheets, accident reports, applications, courtroom requests, contracts, appeals, warrants and summons to witness

Maintaining files in accordance with state and federal documentation laws

Filing documents with the court, such as, motion records

Keeping filing up to date and continuously updating databases

Accounting duties, which include tracking counsel’s expenses and assisting with billing

Opening and closing files as required

LEGAL EXPERIENCE FROM 1996 – 2013/Present

Mortgage Agent The Clifton Blake Group of Companies 2013 – present

Immigration Private Practice 2012 – present

Litigation (Ukraine) Private Practice 2012 –

Legal Advisor Ukrainian Law Consortium Kiev, Ukraine 2004 – 2006

Legal Advisor BB Law Firm Kiev, Ukraine 2003 – 2004

Legal Consultant Law Firm of Zaliznychny City District Kiev, Ukraine 2001 – 2003

Advisor on Legal Issues International Center for Genealogical Research Kiev, Ukraine 1999 – 2001

Advisor on Legal Issues Ferro Law Firm Kiev, Ukraine 1996 – 1999

REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST



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