Court Litigation Manager

Location Malta
Discipline: Compliance
Contact name: Francesca Buhagiar

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15702
Published: 2 months ago
Our client, a well-established company within the financial services industry, is seeking to recruit a Court Litigation Manager.

Duties include but not limited to:
  •  Lead the initiation and/or conduct of any court-related procedures which may become necessary or are otherwise required within the context of the enforcement process
  • Lead the drafting, preparation and filing of any judicial acts and related documents as may become necessary within the context of any such court related proceedings;
  • Supervising and reviewing any work carried out by the team being managed;
  • Liaising and coordinating with the  external lawyers in relation to any such court-related procedures;
  • Liaising with other units and sections and its Agents to collect data, documentation and information necessary for the purposes of court related proceedings;
  • Attending on behalf of and representing the company in any court sittings;
  • To keep the publication notices updated with Appeals Notices and Decisions;
  • To coordinate external legal fees as necessary;
  • To coordinate available resources and officials in a way to maximize the team’s efficiency;
  •  To provide officials with the team enough guidance, support, leadership, and direction

Requirements: 
  • LL.D. or M.Adv. Degree or an equivalent academic qualification in law at NQF7 or better
  • Warrant or registration to practice as an advocate in Malta;
  • Applicants should have practiced in court for a minimum of three years;
  • Good understanding of the laws that govern the prevention of money laundering and funding of terrorism in Malta and the international standards and EU legislation in the area;
  • Sound knowledge of the relevant EU Directives and related local legislation that govern the financial, gaming and other regulated sectors;
  • Familiarity with the operations of the above mentioned sectors;
  • Experience in applying anti-money laundering and counter-funding of terrorism legislation would be considered as an asset;
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills in Maltese and English;
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office and office automation tools.