Legal Counsel

Discipline: Compliance
Contact name: Francesca Buhagiar

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15356
Published: about 1 month ago
A leading financial institution is seeking to recruit a Legal Counsel to join their legal department. 

Duties include: 
  • assisting with the development and overseeing of the Bank's processes from a legal point of view
  • structure, draft and negotiate commercial agreements and transactions
  • resolve issues that arise in existing commercial and banking relationships and handle disputes and inquiries;
  • draft legal letters and related documentation as and when required;
  • liaise with the Head of Legal Department, act and undertake discussions and negotiations with external regulators and advisers, including lawyers, notaries and auditors;
  • give legal advice to all bank's departments and units;
  • report in a timely and accurate manner on procedures and developments
  • carry out all other duties within the Legal Department, as and when requested.

Requirements: 
  • a minimum of 3 years' experience preferably within the banking or financial services sector is required. 
  • hold a University degree in Law, with a warrant to practice as an advocate in Malta
  • possess excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
An attractive salary will be offered to the selected candidate.