Legal Counsel

Location Malta
Discipline: Compliance, Regulatory
Job type: Full-time
Contact name: Besart Kondi

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 16136
Published: about 1 month ago
We are currently seeking a Legal Counsel to join our client’s team, serving a group of companies located in Malta. This role presents an exciting opportunity to contribute your legal expertise within our client’s dynamic corporate environment. If you are a motivated legal professional looking to grow in your career and make a meaningful impact, we invite you to apply.

Duties:
  • Review, draft and advise on commercial and other contracts and agreements and assist with contractual negotiations;
  • Ensure that contractual obligations are implemented and observed;
  • Advise and support the Group on legal aspects in a wide variety of fields, such as consumer affairs, employment, data protection, governance, regulation, intellectual property, and technology;
  • Identify legal issues, analyse legal risks, and assist in the design and implementation of solutions;
  • Engage and liaise with external advisors, regulatory bodies and other third parties where necessary;
  • Keep abreast with legal and regulatory developments and update the Group accordingly;
  • Contribute to continued quality enhancement within the Group through knowledge sharing, guidance, advice, and training of colleagues;
  • Carry out other responsibilities as may be required under the direction of the Head of Compliance and Risk Management;
  • The successful candidate will also be offered the opportunity to take part in legal litigation or proceedings, and to assist with internal governance procedures and meetings.

Requirements:
  • Doctorate of Laws or a comparable legal degree and have the Warrant to practice law in Malta
  • At least 1 years of cumulative legal practice full-time experience in a law firm, as in-house counsel or as a commercial lawyer
  • Practical experience in corporate and commercial law, employment and or data protection laws considered an asset
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English and Maltese
  • Ability to communicate effectively internally and externally at all levels
  • Ability to work both independently and with different teams
  • Analytical, detail-oriented and structured in approach
  • Practical and commercially savvy
  • Able to perform under pressure and to work in a complex and changing business environment.