Legal Officer

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

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15871
Published: 7 months ago
Our established client within the financial services industry is seeking to recruit a Legal Officer

The eventual appointee will be reporting to Senior Legal Counsel and will be responsible for performing the following duties:


•    Provide and assist in the provision of legal advice generally, including legal research and advice on supervisory and regulatory issues related to investigations and enforcement, as well as assisting in the identification and analysis of legal issues and risks;
•    Vetting and/or drafting of legal instruments/agreements binding the Authority;
•    Assist in advisory duties related to the formulation and drafting of policies and procedures, including with respect to the supervisory and regulatory functions of the Authority;
•    Reviewing and/or drafting legislative instruments as may be necessary;
•    If and when necessary, assisting in matters related to litigation or potential litigation;
•    To perform such other functions or duties as may be assigned.


•    University of Malta Degree in Law (LL.D or Master of Advocacy level) together with possession of a warrant to practice in the Courts of Malta. A post graduate degree in a discipline relevant to the financial services sector would be considered an asset;
•    Candidates with three years or more working experience relevant to the role will be preferred;
•    Solid academic background in law, preferably with exposure to financial services law, and who are motivated and willing to expand further their current knowledge; 
•    Should have a positive attitude;
•    Be resourceful and attentive to detail, be able to work independently and have excellent communication skills;
•    strong command of both Maltese and English (written and spoken). 

An attractive salary package will be offered to the selected candidate.