Legal Counsel – Job. 4745

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Introduction

We are looking for a Legal Counsel to join an established company within the financial services sector. The Legal Counsel will work alongside the Chief Risk and Compliance Officer.

Organization

Our client is a well-established company within the financial services industry.

Function

Some duties include but are not limited to:

  • Advising on a range of legal issues, including on contract law, regulatory matters, data privacy, and other day-to-day issues
  • Reviewing of agreements and legal notices
  • Identifying legal risks
  • Liaising with external legal counsel across a number of EU jurisdictions;
  • Attending to Data Privacy related requests
  • Assisting local authorities with investigations, preparing information reports etc.
  • Assisting in the customer due diligence processes and ongoing monitoring of business relationships as well as assisting in the formulation and maintenance of bank policies and procedures.

Requirements

  • This position calls for a diligent individual who is hardworking and able to work under pressure
  • The chosen candidate must be meticulous and attentive to detail
  • Candidates must hold an LLM from an European University
  • Knowledge of Maltese law is required
  • Working knowledge of data privacy, contract law and financial services law is required
  • Candidates must hold a minimum of 1 year experience within the financial services

Offer

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the right candidate as well as prospects of career development.

Your Consultant

Francesca Buhagiar
Recruitment Consultant

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