Corporate Lawyer

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The Role

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Our Client is looking for a talented and experienced Corporate Lawyer to assist the Head of Legal and the sub-MD in providing legal services to clients.

Clients and Commercial

  • Formation and dissolution of legal structures in various jurisdictions including assisting with the preparation and submission of closing documents and ancillary formalities;
  • Administration of legal structures in various jurisdictions;
  • Drafting and reviewing corporate governance documents, including minutes and written consents, memorandum & articles, powers of attorney, and similar documents;
  • Assisting with the documentation of commercial transactions, including the
    preliminary drafting of commercial agreements and ancillary documents, preparing summaries of key terms and tracking the status of negotiations and the performance of contractual terms, particularly the purchase/sale of vessels and aircraft;
  • Liaising with authorities in multiple jurisdictions as well as other professional
    services firms to support clients in all their requirements;
  • Managing document preparation and filings with authorities in multiple jurisdictions including preparation of registration documentation;
  • Coordinating and assisting with the administration of client assets, including the opening of bank accounts, preparation of documentation for Registrars in various
    jurisdictions, liaising with stakeholders and authorities where and as necessary;
  • Taking responsibility for, and assisting with, client acceptance procedures for new clients including the collation of any relevant due diligence documentation;
  • Managing an electronic and hardcopy filing system;
  • Advising and supporting the Head of Legal and the Directors in their dealings with clients on a daily basis;
  • Assisting and advising the Company in respect of client files, as well as in client relations;
  • Assisting with the day to day operations of the Company and its clients;
  • To undertake other duties from time to time as the Company may reasonably require.

Service Delivery

  • Works closely with Head of Legal to ensure the quality of client services and
    adherence to their requirements in compliance with the relatively local and
    international legislation.

Functional Areas

  • Responsibility to handle the legal aspects and assisting the Head of Legal as
    required; monitoring progress and assisting where required in the purchase/sale
    of vessels and aircraft; maintaining regular contact with clients and advisors;
    being able to assist in the provision of advice in response to questions from staff
    or the Board in terms of the services provided; acting as the first point of
    contact concerning corporate matters for clients, shareholders, advisors and other interested parties and supporting the Company on such matters;
  • Works closely with the sub-MD to ensure adequate support for the operations
    overall, enabling the functional agenda and meeting local targets.

Regulatory and Corporate Governance

  • Keeping abreast of developments in local laws and regulations vis-à-vis the
    maritime and aviation sectors, and other relevant laws, to ensure that the Group complies with the respective regulations for the jurisdictions in which we operate;
  • Uphold values by promoting a culture of professionalism, teamwork
    and equality.

The Candidate

  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in an organisation active in corporate
    and/or maritime law;
  • Solid first degree in Maltese Law;
  • Post-graduate studies in Maritime law and/or Financial Services Legislation would be an asset;
  • Strong team-player with experience of working in a dynamic organisation;
  • Positive attitude, hands-on, attentive to detail and a problem solver;
  • Good communication, and strong persuasive skills;
  • Ability to think outside the box, to challenge the status quo, but to do so diplomatically and in a collaborative manner;
  • Culturally sensitive and experienced in dealing with multiple nationalities,
    business cultures;
  • Ability to deal with change and to take initiative.

The Company

A global leading management corporate service providing company with a luxury office in central Malta. They specialise in services such as company formation, tax, accounting, company secretarial and Trustee, marine & aviation services. They employ over 3,000 people across 44 offices globally and have a solid reputation. This is a fast-growing and entrepreneurial firm which will offer you endless opportunities and reward your initiative. Fast-track career progression is achieved to real talent.

The Benefits

  • Attractive salary
  • Fantastic company benefits
  • Fast-track career progression
  • Join a professional innovative company

The Location

Malta is a small archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Sicily. It is an independent member state of the European Union and home to a little less than half a million people. It is English speaking and salaries are paid in Euros.

Malta is extremely popular for relocations, boasting as it does low domestic tax rates, Schengen Area membership, a rich history, a vibrant and active social scene, and the highest average number of days of sunshine per year in Europe.

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