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Executive Profile
Result driven professional with strong business acumen and 15 years comprehensive experience in the international corporate environment. Consulted many international companies and investment funds with the set-up, management and expansion of their international corporate establishments all over the world.
Professional Experience
Corpman Global Compliance, Inc. New York, New York CEO /Co-Founder 06/2017 to Current

Corpman develops a number of solutions/services in the entity management space. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Day to day management of the company 
  • Building extensive global partner network of law firms
  • Overseeing content generation and validation
  • Commercial rollout (including setting up and engaging in meetings with potential business partners)
Vistra Group New York, New York Managing Director 10/2013 to 06/2017

Headquarters in Hong Kong, offices in 45 countries, 2,500 employees. Responsible for Vistra's offices in New York and San Francisco: 

  • Day to day management of the local offices and reporting to executive committee of Vistra Group
  • Board member of the Vistra management board
  • Creating and executing commercial strategic plan (incl. building, growing and leading sales team)
  • Building strong relations with international business partners
  • Market Director North America (overseeing group business development activities in North America)
  • Managing implementation of complex multi-jurisdictional expansion projects for new and existing clients (clients include investment funds, manufacturing, pharma & technology companies)
  • Training and supervising junior staff on international expansion knowledge (technical as well as commercial aspects) about US based companies and investment firms
  • Setting up the inbound international expansion business line
ATC Group (merged with Intertrust in 2013) New York, New York Regional Manager, Americas 11/2010 to 10/2013

Responsible for the successful establishment and performance of the New York Office. 

  • Day to day management of the local office & reporting to executive board of ATC
  • Identifying opportunities to increase revenue from existing clients and generating new commercial opportunities by formulating and executing market strategy plan, working closely together with international business partners 
  • Expanding client portfolio in the USA and Canada
  • Managing complex and high value tax driven international transactions and corporate restructurings for US based private equity funds and multinational companies
  • Exploring ATC products and markets to create commercial opportunities and effectively presenting these products to clients and prospects
Deloitte LLP New York, New York International Tax Senior Manager 09/2008 to 11/2010
  • Designing and advising clients on highly technical tax beneficial international corporate structures 
  • Increasing workflow for the Dutch firm by building strong internal and external professional networks 
  • Spotting opportunities to increase business from existing clients
  • Working closely with worldwide colleagues on international investment structures for US based investment funds and multinationals 
  • Liaison between US and Dutch (and other foreign) colleagues on various M&A projects 
Deloitte/ Andersen Tax Lawyers Amsterdam, Netherlands Tax Lawyer 04/2002 to 09/2008
  • International tax planning and implementation of tax efficient structures (such as acquisition structures or interest & royalty structures)
  • Assisting clients with mergers and acquisitions projects (including spotting and flagging potential tax risks) 
  • Maintaining strong relationships with my clients, as well on C-level as on middle management level
  • Managing and training junior team members 
  • Business development activities
  • Coordination & project management activities of global engagements for various clients
  • Assisting clients with tax audits and negotiating with tax authorities
Education
Tax law (LL.M) 2001 University Leiden, Leiden, Netherlands
Specialization: Direct Taxes (classes included: International Tax Law, Corporate Tax Law, Income Tax Law, Corporate Law, Financial Accounting)
 
Thesis: “Profit allocation to a permanent establishment, in the context of e-commerce (restricted to e-tailing services)"
1994 KSE (Comprehensive School Etten-Leur), Etten-Leur, Netherlands Pre-university secondary education (Athenaeum)
Additional Professional Education
  • 3 year post graduate NOB professional tax course (Dutch Association of Tax Advisers)
  • Deloitte - Tax Decision Management - Internal Deloitte Course
  • Deloitte Tax Academies - Tax technical internal trainings
  • Vistra Excellence Academies
Languages
English (fluent), Dutch (native), German (intermediate) and French (passive)
Skill Highlights
  • Extensive international legal, finance & tax experience (USA, Europe, Asia)
  • Extensive experience working with different business cultures
  • Commercially driven
  • PC literate
  • Project Management
  • Multi lingual
  • Team player
Interests
Traveling, skiing, running, friends and family
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Summary
Attorney at Law with 24 years of experience. Skilled at using case law and information to the client's advantage. Collaborates well with diverse clients of varying socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. Keeps up to date with ever-changing demands of the legal field.
Highlights
  • Professional and personable
  • Legal research and writing 
  • Court procedures
  • Detailed orientated
  • Court transcription
  • Ethical
  • Litigation management
  • Passed NY State Bar exam in 1993
Experience
April 1993
to
Current
Self-Employed Poughkeepsie, NY Per Diem Lawyer
  • Court appearances, depositions, legal research & writing; large document review & organization; case analysis, consultation on all file issues; jury selection & trial strategy
  • Advise judge on legal status of position
  • Provide civil Defense & Plaintiff's trial, discovery, & litigation services.
  • Appear at court conferences & motions and prepare reports detailing the outcome 
Education
1988
Pace University White Plains, NY J.D.: Law
1983
Fordham University Bronx, NY Bachelor of Science: Business Administration - Economics
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Summary
To obtain full time employment with your company where I can further enhance my existing skills and learn new ones.
Skills
Hobby: to draw vector drawings in Adobe Illustrator CC and make collages in Photoshop
Experience
Hotel administrator or Front Desk Receptionist, 08/2013 12/2014 Private Hotel
  • Confirmed reservation in system and reviewed all noted information - Oversaw guest registration reservations and other clerical duties with a focus in quality and courtesy - Register arriving guests and assign rooms.
Notary's assistant, 12/2009 08/2013 Simferopol, Ukraine
  • Prepared, edited, and proofed legal documents in a professional manner - Enhanced client relationships in person and by phone with sensitivity and confidentiality - Maintained office records, ordered supplies, and processed mail Private firm "Antico".
Assistant lawyer or Legal Assistant, 11/2009 12/2009 Simferopol, Ukraine
  • Hands-on experience in keeping the case information in computer databases - Extensive use of MS Office applications and other programs.
Education and Training
2004 National Academy of Nature Protection and Resort Building Simferopol, Ukraine
Languages
Knowledge of English (Pre-Intermediate),  Ukrainian (Native),  Russian (Native).
Skills
Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, clerical, Good communication skills, draw, client, databases, English, focus, legal documents, mail, MS Office applications, office, quality, Russian, phone, Ukrainian
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Professional Summary

Results-driven Paralegal with extensive experience in personal injury and real estate litigation.

Motivated Paralegal with over five years experience in a corporate legal department specializing in real estate, malpractice and personal injury litigation.

Skills
  • fast learner
  • computer skills 
  • full driver license 
  • bilingual 
Work History
Lawyer 01/1991 to 01/2015
george Albaba & partners Damascuds, Syria
  • meeting with clients to discuss their individual needs
  • taking care of all legal matters 
  • providing advice to legal problems
  • taking legal cases to court and representing the clients
Education
Certificate III: spoken & written English 2017 TAFE - bankstown
Associate of Arts: law 1988 Damascus university - Damascus
Certificate of Completion: traffic controller 2018 SSI - sydney
Certificate of Completion: implement Traffic control plans 2018 SSI - Sydney
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Professional Summary
To use my bilingual and customer service skills in a secretarial position that offers exposure to a medical facilities atmosphere.
Skills
Work History
Secretary of Immigration Lawyer 08/2009 to 10/2010
Traylor and Traylor, P.C Princeton, New Jersey
  • Open and Close office.
  • Answer phones and make phone calls in both English and Spanish.
  • Interview clients to obtain information for filling out immigration forms.
  • Write letters to clients in both languages.
  • Translate Birth and Marriage Certificates and occasionally Power of Attorney documents.
  • Manage the office in the absence of the Lawyer, such as vacations and emergencies.
  • Scheduled and made appointments for [Number] attorneys.
  • Organized envelopes, postage and mail correspondence for all clients.
  • Updated office calendars. 
Waitress and Hostess 05/2002 to 04/2005
Medport Diner Medford, New Jersey
  • Ensuring that customers left with a smile on their face.
  • Serving food, attending to customers at.
  • the register, keeping designated areas clean, working with the team to manage tables during busy.
  • times, and handling cutomer complaints.
Education
Certificate of Completion in Preparation for CCHI Exam: 2013 Burlington County College - Pemberton, New Jersey
Associates Degree: Education 2003 -
Additional Information
  • Quick to learn Experianced in data entry Able to work with different personalities Proven to be responsible with minimal supervision. Works well with authority. HireDesk Applicant Tracking System http://www.AtsReview.com
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Professional Summary
Skills
Work History
Manager/Owner, 11/2009 to Current
Lateisha's Residential Care Home Sparta, GA
  • Analyze issues and sets business priorities to plan and organize workload in order to meet established deadlines
  • Collaborates with team members to ensure use of accurate data for tracking health insurance plans and health care criteria
  • Collaborate with team members to assist with trouble-shooting problems with technical issues and submitting incident reports 
  • Assist with conducting research and analyses on market demand for contuining products 
  • Initiated market research studies and analyzed findings


Assistant Lawyer Internship, 05/2011 to 09/2011
Adams, Jordan, and Treadwell Law Firm Milledgeville, GA
  • Worked as a team with attorneys, administrative assistants and fellow legal assistants.
  • Prepared for trials by conducting legal research and drafting pleadings.
  • Assisted attorneys with reviewing and organizing witness reports.
  • Investigated facts and law of cases, using pertinent sources to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.
  • Developed a working relationship with courts, clients, debtors and attorneys.
  • Analyzed client balance sheets for auditing purposes.
  • Developed strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases.

Education
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Professional Summary
Skills

    Communication skills 

    Bilingual - Arabic and English 

    Leadership skills 


Multicultural sensitivity

 Listening skills  

Work History
Hairdresser assistance , 01/2014 to Current
Grcae Wani Shop 19, Australian Arcade 54-56 Fitzmaurice ST

 Afrolook is a Salon located in the Australian Arcade.  

Duties include: 

- Serving customers 

- Handling cash, eftos machines and writing out receipts

- Stocking goods 

- Cleaning throughout the shop 

- Assisting with styling clients hair 

Lawyer , 06/2016 to 06/2016
Tanya Reid Gurwood street

Creaghe Isle solicitors is a law firm located in Gurwood St, Wagga Wagga. For four days I had the opportunity to do work experience at this firm. 

 Duties include: 

- Printing/photocopying 

- Discussing matters 

- Attending court 

- I was given a research task 

- I was given a job from my supervisor to identify regulations in contracts that have been changed between 2005 and 2016. 

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Education
High School Diploma: Current
Mater Dei Catholic College - Lake Albert, Wagga Wagga
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Professional Overview
Multi-task-oriented professional driven to launch a career working as a lawyer and legal researcher. Areas of proficiency include: research, drafting and editing, legal defence, office support, communications and client liaison
Core Strengths
  • Accredited experience assisting lawyers, conducting cases, researching and drafting reports, fundraising, organising events and managing teams
  • Strong knowledge of international law and international organisations
Education and Training
2015
Master of Laws (LL.M): Advanced Studies in European and International Human Rights Law Leiden University Netherlands
2014
Bachelor Degree: Law University of Barcelona Spain
Accomplishments
  • Winning the best oral pleading/best team award in a Children's Rights Moot Court Competition
  • Conducted extensive comparative research on the interplay between criminal justice and human rights law (juvenile in conflict with the law)
  • Obtained score of 7.25 in the LL.M 
  • Recently initiated own business (human rights legal defence)
Work Experience
06/2016 to Current
Human Rights Lawyer Self-employed Barcelona, Spain
03/2016 to Current
Editor/Translator Human Rights Institute Barcelona, Spain
03/2016 to Current
Fundraiser UNHCR Barcelona, Spain
09/2015 to 01/2016
Trainee European Court of Human Rights Council of Europe Strasbourg, France
06/2015
Moot Court Coach International Criminal Law Summer Course Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies The Hague, Netherlands
10/2011 to 12/2013
Intern MRL Lawyers Barcelona, Spain
Language Certifications
  • Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)
  • A2 French Certificate
  • B1 Italian Certificate
OTHER SKILLS
  • Computer Literate (Competent User of Microsoft Office)
  • High level of autonomy/independence in managing work
  • Detail oriented and advanced problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Willing to work outside office hours, when called and travel when necessary