In-house Legal Counsel – Job no. 5398

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Introduction

Our well-established client within the financial services industry is seeking to recruit a Junior In-house Legal Counsel. This position will be working directly with the Head of Legal & Compliance Department, rendering effective legal assistance in the preparation of legal documents, reports and correspondence amongst other responsibilities.

Organization

Our client is a long-established and successful international financial advisory group. The company consists of a solid network of experienced professionals, which are the backbone of this company, allowing them to provide nothing short of the high-quality, and trustworthy financial advice.

Function

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Dealing with the day-to-day generic administrative duties associated with the role
  • Providing legal advice and drafting expertise on the following but may not be limited to: Sales & purchase agreements, Employment contracts, procedures and non-disclosure agreements, Lease agreements & licensing of Professional indemnity insurance for all affiliated companies; Share Transfer agreements; Drafting of board resolutions; Keeping Company due diligence
  • Supporting other colleagues within the department as and when required
  • Handling and managing any ad-hoc projects that may crop up as and when requested by the management

Requirements

  • The chosen candidate must be a team player, focused and having a flexible approach
  • Dynamic and driven personality, with the ability to work in a demanding environment
  • The ability to establish priorities, work fast and independently, and with minimal supervision
  • Attention to detail and highly organised
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills • A reliable personality.
  • The chosen candidate must hold a University of Malta Doctor of Law Degree (LL.D) or equivalent from a foreign university

Offer

An attractive salary will be offered to the right candidate. Full training will be provided for this role.

Application

Applications from non-EU residents will not be accepted/acknowledged.

Your Consultant

Francesca Buhagiar
Recruitment Consultant

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