Senior Enforcement Associate - Court Litigation

Discipline: Compliance, Legal
Contact name: Francesca Buhagiar

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15146
Published: 5 months ago
Our client, within the financial services industry is seeking to recruit a Lawyer as a Senior Enforcement Associate. 
The Senior Enforcement Associate shall be responsible for assisting, following up and taking any necessary actions in relation to judicial actions to which the Unit may be a party and related to its enforcement process.

Duties include: 
  • Lead under the direction of the Enforcement Head and/or Enforcement Manager 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 
  • Liaising with the external lawyers in relation to any such court-related procedures
  • Lead under the direction of the Enforcement Head and/or Enforcement Manager 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
  • 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
  • Assist any employee or agent who may have to attend for whatever purpose any court sittings
  • Assist the Head, Senior Manager and/or Manager in any ad-hoc projects/assignments which may arise during the year
  • Attend internal management meetings, external meetings and participate in interviews as required
  • Suggest any training programmes relevant to the Enforcement Section
  •  Report to the Director, Deputy Director, Head, Senior Manager and Manager
  • Carry out any other duties that may be assigned 
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 one year
  • 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
  • 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 both Maltese and English
An attractive salary package will be offered to the right candidate.