Legal Officer – Job No. 5399

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Introduction

The Legal Officer will be overseeing the development of the legal and compliance department, whilst implementing, maintaining and monitoring all the compliance activities of the organisation. The Legal Officer will liaise with the regulatory bodies, internal departments as well as relevant third parties in order to ensure that the group applies and adheres to all applicable laws and regulations.

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

The Legal Officer will be responsible for:

  • Licensing procedures and applications referring to company formations;
  • The management and renewal of Professional Indemnity Insurance policies;
  • Handling Company documents, group structure or any other relevant information ensuring that compliance procedures are adhered to;
  • Review & provide advice on office lease agreements;
  • Drafting Power of Attorneys, business plans, Share Transfer Agreements & Service Level Agreements;
  • Liaising with Accounts department on several types of payments and with accountants of local companies on payroll procedures with respect to employment/self-employment contracts where needed;
  • Handling closure of offices and relevant liquidations;
  • Researching and ensuring that Continuous Professional Development requirements are maintained;
  • Drafting of Terms and Conditions, Disclaimers and Privacy Policies for the company website;
  • Provide legal advice on Acquisitions & Joint Ventures as well as on employed & self-employed contracts;
  • Provide regulatory and compliance advice pertaining to the company’s business process and ensure that the correct procedures are followed worldwide;
  • Manage the online reputation of the company, liaise with the relevant sources to remove defamatory and false content from the Internet;
  • Drafting of Non-Disclosure Agreements;
  • Perform legal research and/ or give advice as and when required;
  • Managing and resolving ex-employee complaints as well as negotiation and drafting legal Settlement Agreements;
  • Train any new recruits should the need arise;
  • Handle and manage any ad-hoc projects that may crop up as and when requested by the management

Requirements

The ideal candidate must:

  • Be efficient, organized, responsible and diligent Attention to detail whilst also having the ability to multi-task
  • Maintain a pro-active approach towards work
  • Sharp appearance at all times
  • Ability to work alone as well as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Patience, approachable and open to new ideas
  • Being extrovert and confident in nature would be considered an asset
  • Time management skills
  • The working language is English, therefore fluency in both verbal and written English is a must


  • LLD Graduate
  • Financial related experience as well as a Masters in Financial Services or Masters in Commercial or Business Law would be considered an asset
  • Compliance and/or Anti-Money Laundering (AML) related certification and/or experience would be considered an asset
  • Bachelor of Laws/Diploma Notary Public may be considered for a junior post.
  • Previous positions held in compliance within the financial industry would be considered an asset
  • Sound knowledge of MS Office applications – ECDL Certified considered an asset
  • The working language is English, therefore fluency in both verbal and written English is a must.

Application

Sarah Miceli +356 2123 2224/5, 2557 2223 (direct)

Your Consultant

Sarah Miceli
Senior Recruitment Consultant

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