Reporting directly to the Head of Legal, the legal associate will work on a variety of business's legal matters.
Assisting Clients with queries in relation to corporate matters
Handling and assisting in the formation, dissolution and restructuring of legal structures
Drafting and reviewing corporate governance documents
Drafting and review contracts in accordance with the needs of clients
Conducting legal research in accordance with the needs of the clients
Liaising with authorities, as well as, other professional services firms to support clients in their operations
Assisting with the documentation of commercial transactions, including, and particularly, transactions relating to the sale and acquisition of vessels and aircraft
Advise on and administer crew and employment matters
Providing support to the Legal Department as may be necessary
Other related duties as may from time to time be reasonably required
Regulatory and Corporate Governance
To keep informed of developments in local legislation and regulations vis-à-vis compliance, including but not limited to the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (incl. subsidiary legislation) and the implementing Procedure
To comply with all local regulatory and AML/CFT requirements
To keep inform of and comply with all policies and procedures
To comply with the Group policies relevant to the role and provide the mandatory Group Annual Assurance
To report suspicious transactions to the Money Laundering Reporting Officer
To perform mandatory Group training that may be required from time to time
To uphold the company's values by promoting a culture of professionalism, teamwork and equality
A degree in Law from the University of Malta.
Warrant to practice as advocate in Malta is considered an asset.
Be capable of working independently, as well as in a team