Junior Legal Counsel – Job No. 5736

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Introduction

The Junior Legal Counsel will be responsible for all legal matters including litigation, negotiations and all other legal matters as required by the Chief Legal & Enforcement Officer.Our client is seeking to recruit a Junior Legal Counsel, who will report to the Chief Legal and Enforcement Officer.

Organization

Our client is an established set up within the gaming industry.

Function

Duties include:

  • To support the Chief in providing legal advice to Chairperson, Board of Governors, Chief Executive Officer
  • To draft or review legal documents and conduct negotiations
  • To take a proactive role in ensuring that the company meets its obligations in terms of all applicable legislation, and corporate governance requirements;
  • To demonstrate a good understanding of Maltese and European legislation and provide the Chief with the required support regarding the interpretation of the assigned legal documents;
  • To conduct and plan legal research on multi-disciplined aspects of law;
  • To provide miscellaneous legal advice on various contractual and governmental obligations as directed or requested by senior management or other members of management;
  • To represent the company in any court cases as required and to assist the police force in criminal cases which are gaming related;
  • To tender advice with respect to the company’s processes in the light of better regulation policies;
  • To represent the company in international fora including conferences, exposition centres as well as EU gaming related meetings;
  • To keep abreast with all international and local developments

Requirements

  • Candidates must be in possession of a law degree and a valid warrant to practice as an Advocate in the Courts of Malta and Gozo;
  • Having previously worked or trained in other legal roles;
  • Knowledge of the laws and regulations governing Gaming in Malta shall be considered an asset;
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced and changing environment.
  • Thinks and acts strategically;
  • Takes ownership, actions and manage to meet deadlines.

Offer

An attractive salary will be offered to the right candidate.

Your Consultant

Francesca Buhagiar
Senior Recruitment Consultant

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