Trainee Associate

Full time @Harneys in Legal
  • Limassol, Cyprus
  • Post Date : 04/08/2023
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Job Description

Harneys is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our Trainee Associate Programme in Cyprus.

The role involves a 1 year fixed term training programme, providing exposure to a professional and innovative legal service, under the supervision and training of qualified lawyers. As a member of the Regulatory and Tax department, you will have a focus on all matters relating to regulation – from financial services and licensing, to sanctions and tax matters

The Trainee Lawyer position is subject to the terms of the subsidy project for Trainee Advocates 2017 – 2023 administered by the Cyprus Bar Association. The traineeship lasts for one year during which the trainee lawyer will have the opportunity to interact with the Harneys global community and to gain access to its international pool of knowledge

About you

You must be fluent in English and Greek

You are an enthusiastic and engaged law graduate with a particular interest in Offshore law, have high levels of IT literacy (MS Office and web). You have an excellent academic record and a particular interest in Regulatory matters in the EU and globally

Who you’ll be working with

You will be working closely with 1 partner, 1 Counsel and 2 Associate, along with being a part of the broader global Regulatory teams across all Harneys Law Firm locations

What you’ll be doing

You will learn how to give legal advice via effective legal research, drafting of memos and opinions for clients and regularly keep up to date with changes in the laws of Cyprus and the EU.

You’ll work closely with the team on leveraging business development opportunities, share knowledge with colleagues and assume responsibility for effective financial management, working collaboratively with your team to ensure business targets are met. You will adopt a risk averse approach to all compliance matters and show the highest level of compliance with the firm’s quality standards and procedures

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Why Harneys?

Cyprus is the premier hub for international business opportunities in the Mediterranean and one of the top venues for the incorporation and establishment of businesses across Europe. It has been a member state of the European Union since 2004. Our Cyprus law firm was founded in 2006 as Aristodemou Loizides Yiolitis & Co and merged with Harneys in 2009 to become the first international law firm in Cyprus.

We are one of two international multi-jurisdictional law firms with a physical presence in Cyprus. Our Cyprus office provides both legal advice as well as associated corporate, trust and fiduciary services through Harneys Fiduciary.



Harneys is a global offshore law firm with entrepreneurial thinking built around professionalism, personal service and rapid response. Open, progressive and personable, we provide advice on British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cyprus, Bermuda and Anguilla law to an international client base which includes the world’s top law firms, financial institutions, investment funds and private individuals. Our network is the largest among offshore law firms, with locations in major financial centres across Europe, Asia, the Americas and the Caribbean, allowing us to provide services of the highest quality to clients in their own languages and time zones.

We recruit and retain experienced top-tier lawyers and other professionals from around the world to be part of our rapidly expanding international legal practice. We are always seeking exceptional legal or professional candidates who share our commitment to excellence and dedication to providing high-quality, reliable and expert service to our clients. Harneys enjoys an excellent reputation as a leading international offshore law firm with over 600 people in more than 10 locations. Our lawyers enjoy high-quality work, including major cross border transactions that involve the world’s top law firms, banks, and financial institutions.

Harneys is strictly an equal opportunities employer and we recognise the benefits of diversity.

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If you have any questions please contact Mona Rangar at [email protected] to learn more about the role and submit your application. No agencies please.

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