Senior Legal Officer

Discipline: Compliance, Legal, Corporate Governance
Contact name: Francesca Buhagiar

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15114
Published: 6 months ago
Our client is seeking to recruit a Senior Legal Officer to join their legal team. You will be a member of a team which is responsible for the legal, regulatory and company secretarial duties of clients. This team deals with the engagement of new clients, due diligence processes and setting up of new structures in Malta including investment services providers, collective investment schemes and other regulated and non-regulated entities. 

Duties include: 
  • Drafting and review of contracts and other legal documentation;
  • Assisting clients with any changes required to the corporate governance and capital structure;
  • On-going servicing of collective investment schemes and other regulated investment entities by providing the clients with suitable solutions in response to their queries;
  • The set-up of and/or take-over of both regulated and unregulated entities involvement from proposal stage to set-up or take over, including assisting with the incorporation process of new clients;
  • Carrying out changes required to the corporate governance and capital structure of the various client companies;
  • Renewing and updating Memorandum and Articles of Association, offering documents as and when required;
  • Attending Board Meetings in representation of the Company Secretary and fulfilling Company Secretarial duties;
  • Drafting of resolutions and supplemental documentation;
Requirements: 
  • In possession of a Law Degree ;
  • At least three years’ legal experience. 
  • Strong organisational, planning and client relationship skills, as well as a strong command of the English language;
An attractive salary package will be given to the right candidate.