Legal Counsel

Location
Malta
Salary
€70,000 p.a.
Contact
Julian Perigo
Job Ref
1474910
  • Be a lawyer with a minimum of 5 years' post-qualification experience
  • Show outstanding leadership skills to lead a dynamic team
  • Be a good project manager and an excellent communicator
We are seeking to recruit a Legal Counsel to join our team. The position will be based in Malta and will report to the board of directors.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:
• Creating, implementing, administering and enforcing operational policies, procedures, guidelines and manuals in accordance with applicable laws and regulations;
• Keeping abreast of developments in applicable laws and regulations;
• Advising group stakeholders on mitigating legal and regulatory risks in all jurisdictions in which the companies operate in or from;
• Managing regulatory reporting processes, coordinating regulatory audits and liaising with authorities;
• Updating, implementing, monitoring, and enforcing customer/affiliate terms and conditions, and advising on any disputes;
• Drafting, reviewing and negotiate contracts with suppliers;
• Contract management;
• Assisting with changes to the group’s corporate structure from time to time;
• Advising on data protection and privacy matters and assisting the group’s DPO with the discharge of his responsibilities where required;
• Supporting regulatory licensing applications;
• Reviewing marketing-related material to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements;
• Working in close collaboration with stakeholders within the business, including the finance department, C-level stakeholders and external counsels;
• Managing external legal services;
• Assisting with opening and closing of bank accounts.
 
Our ideal candidate should
• Be a lawyer with a minimum of 5 years’ post-qualification experience working in-house and/or within a reputable law firm;
• Be a good project manager and an excellent communicator with proven interpersonal skills;
• Show outstanding leadership skills to lead a dynamic team;
• Be proficient in business English;
• Have excellent drafting skills;
• Be of the utmost integrity.
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