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RIDVAN JAMES CANBILEN

Address: 61 Tierney Road,


London,
SW2 4QH
Telephone: Mobile: (+44) 7969 094081
Home: (+44) 1452 862963
Email: jcanbilen@hotmail.com
Linkedin: http://uk.linkedin.com/in/rjc1988
Education:
Sept. 2011- Oct. 2012: Bristol Institute of Legal Practice (BILP), UK
Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice
Stage II Elective Choices: Banking Law, Commercial Dispute
Resolution, Mergers & Acquisitions
Sept. 2007-July 2011: Cardiff University, UK
LLB Law & German, 2:1
Sept. 2009-July 2010: Erasmus exchange year at Passau University, Germany
Gained a German law qualification (Urkunde ber Grundkenntnisse
des deutschen Rechts)
Sept. 2004-July 2006: Downfield 6
th
form, Stroud, UK
A2 Level: B -B-B in German, Chemistry, Physics
AS level: A-B-B-B in German, Chemistry, Physics, English
literature
Sept 1999-Sept. 2004: Marling Grammar School for Boys, Stroud, UK
GCSEs: 4 A*s, 7As, 2Bs including English Lit. & Language,
Maths and Statistics, I.T.
Career:
Legal:
13/11/2012 Present: Addleshaw Goddard, Paralegal
Providing German-speaking paralegal support for the
Commercial/Banking litigation department relating to two
high-profile cross-border disputes involving Credit
Default Swaps and Single-Tranche Collateralised Debt
Obligations.
07/03/2013 12/11/2013: Goldman Sachs, Paralegal/Analyst
Working in the due diligence, anti-money laundering and
regulatory compliance team. Was responsible for co-
ordinating the onboarding process for new clients from the
Germany and Leveraged Finance Investment Banking
desks. Liaised directly with senior officers of both the
bank and clients (including well-known private equity
houses) to tailor and execute solutions based on deal and
counterparty characteristics.
19/11/2012 04/01/2013: Addleshaw Goddard, Paralegal
Providing German-speaking paralegal support for the
Commercial/Banking litigation department relating to a
high-profile cross-border dispute concerning Credit
Default Swaps and Single-Tranche Collateralised Debt
Obligations.
09/07/2012 - 27/07/2012:Beiten Burkhardt Rechtsanwlte Legal Intern
Working in Dispute Resolution and Energy practices in
Dsseldorf. Drafting arbitration documents,
correspondence, advising on English law aspects of
international cases and case progression suggestions,
document review, legal and practical research.
13/12/2011 - 06/01/2012: Ince & Co, Legal Intern
Working in Commercial Disputes, Business & Finance,
and Shipping practices. My tasks included document
review, drafting advice to fee earners and correspondence
to clients, conducting legal and practical research.
04/07/2011 - 22/07/2011: Rickerbys, Legal Intern
Working in Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Private
Client departments. Preparing bundles for Counsel and
Court, attending court and client meetings, conducting
legal and practical research, drafting inter-party
correspondence, simple wills and estate reports.
18/10/2010 - 07/11/2010: Cardiff Crown Court, Legal Intern
Judge shadowing Her Honour Judge Eleri Rees. Followed
the entirety of R v Gale brought by Mr. Michael Chambers
QC for the Crown.
June 2009: Kearns, mini-pupil to Andrew Perkins
Two days of barrister shadowing at Weston-Super-mare
combined court and Bristol magistrates court.
Non-legal:
September 2011 - August 2012: University of West of England, Student Ambassador
Assisted in higher education events with duties
including marketing HE courses, assisting visitors,
supporting senior staff and data entry for student
matriculation
September 2009 - February 2010: Passau University, English teacher
Taught in partnership with the University of Passau in
Germany to private groups of 4 students and other
private students individually.
Achievements and Accolades:
Member of BILP Commercial Awareness Group and editor of monthly newsletter
Ambassador of Law Society's Bristol Junior Lawyers Division
English law advisor to Germany's largest student pro-bono legal advice groups "Student
Litigators"
Team leader in the Catch the Wave litigation simulation project
Mooting experience in both university internal (in 2008/2009 and 2010/2011) and
external (2008/2009 Oxford University Press mooting competition) moots. Also sat as a
judge for internal moots.
Member of Cardiff University waterpolo 1
st
s squad, having played for both the
university and represented Wales in various leagues throughout duration of university
studies. During academic year abroad, also played for TV. Passau waterpolo team in the
Bavarian League
Led a school cultural outreach programme in association with Passau University and
endorsed by the German Ministry for Education and Research
Other Personal Interests:
Finance & World affairs, European travel, motorbikes, horsemanship, waterpolo
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