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International Compliance Legal Advisor

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Serial No: 33571
(04/15/1991, female)
List top 5 skills: commercial contract, compliance, fatca, international contracts, international estate planning, international tax, trusts, voluntary disclosure
Short Bio:

Innovative and adaptable individual with an international background in international compliance, law and finance. Articulate communicator with excellent organisational skills. I enjoy working on my own initiative or in a multi-cultural team. Highly driven and devoted individual with a proven ability to efficiently solve problems. My training and experience in the field of international contracts and compliance equipped me with the skills needed to be an excellent candidate.

Current location: 

Genève, Switzerland - View on map

Nationality: 

South African

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Banking Insurance and Financial Services, accounting and finance

Spoken languages: 

Afrikaans, Dutch, english, french

Locations I am interested in working:

Guernsey and Alderney, Jersey, Man, Isle of, Netherlands, Singapore, United Kingdom



Profile

Innovative and adaptable individual with an international background in international compliance, law and finance. Articulate communicator with excellent organisational skills. I enjoy working on my own initiative or in a multi-cultural team. Highly driven and devoted individual with a proven ability to efficiently solve problems. My training and experience in the field of international contracts and compliance equipped me with the skills needed to be an excellent candidate.

 

Professional Experience

2015-present
Legal Advisor in Private Banking Department
Baker & McKenzie, Geneva, Switzerland

Assistance with managing High Net-worth Families portfolios, private equity advice for personal and business structures and research international tax implications regarding business transactions. Experience working with FATCA, voluntary disclosure programs, Anti-money laundering and other compliance regulations including various international tax treaties. Training in U.S. Tax regulations, OVDI, FATCA and compliance including Know Your Client.

2013-2015
Legal & Financial Consultant
Riscofin Financial Services (PTY) Ltd, Pretoria, South Africa

Advised on local legal and other tax compliance issues. Trusted with confidential client information and analysed financial statements efficiently. Trained employees in accounting software. Drafted various contracts. Establish internal electronic legal data base.

2012-2014
Junior Lecturer
University of Pretoria, South Africa

Trained and presented to large and small groups in variety of legal subjects.

2012
Legal Intern
Prinsloo Attorneys, Pretoria, South Africa.

Researched variety of areas in law and observed interviews with clients. Gained experience in drafting contracts.

2010–2011
Finance and Accounting Intern
Ascor Accountants, Pretoria, South Africa

Practical training in technical finance skills and accounting software skills.

2008-2010
Administrative Assistant
Xtreme Sales, Tupperware, Pretoria, South Africa

Assisted in general operations of firm on a part-time basis. Dealt with customer queries and supplier control. Participated in human resources meetings. Gained experience in tracking and reporting costs.

 

Education & Qualifications

2015 UNIVERSITY OF FRIBOURG, SWITZERLAND
LLM IN CROSS CULTURAL BUSINESS PRACTICE

LLM specialises in the technical and practical knowledge in International contracts, compliance and arbitration which provides an in depth knowledge of the skills required in the global marketplace in the fields of International Commercial Contracts, Wealth Management, Finance, Compliance (Tax, Competition Law & Accounting), Securities, Company law and Business Administration.

Thesis: Family Business Succession In Small Medium Enterprises

 

2013-2014 UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA
LLB (CUM LAUDE)

Deans Merit List 2013 & 2014

Golden KEY Honour Society (Top 15%) 2013 & 2014

Dissertation: Pre-incorporation Contracts: a comparative study

2013 UNIVERSITY OF SALZBURG, AUSTRIA
Certificate in Main features of European law.

2010-2012 UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA
BACHELORS IN COMMERCE

Majored in Law, Accounting and Business Management

Golden Key Honour Society (Top 15%) 2010 – 2012

Courses: Accounting, Business Management, Economics, Law.

 

Languages

English – Fluent

Afrikaans – Fluent

French – Intermediate

Dutch – Intermediate

German – Beginner

 

Computer Skills

Training in Microsoft Office, Sage Pastel Accounting Software, Microsoft Projects

Experience in Westlaw & LexisNexis and other legal research platforms.

Proficient in using common social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn)

 

Activities

WIPO Intellectual Property Project – Research project in South African IP law issues (2015)

AIESEC Fribourg, Switzerland – Project Management of global exchange of Students (2015)

Golden KEY Community Service tutor Initiative in Mamelodi Township schools (2014)

Executive Committee member of the Mooting and Debating society (2012)

Moot court team representing the University of Pretoria competition (2011)

Organizer of the University of Pretoria’s Fund Raiser (Reach out and give) (2010)

 

Interests

Travelling; Golf, Skiing, Choir, Theatre

 

References

Available on request