Legislative Drafter - Corporate services jobs in Malta - July 2024
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Legislative Drafter

Malta Financial Services Authority

Published on 18 Jun 2024

Expired on 18 Jul 2024

About the Role

Within this role you will be reporting to the Deputy Legal Counsel responsible for Legal Affairs and will be responsible for performing the following tasks:

  • Drafting and/or reviewing legislative instruments for the purposes of transposing EU law or otherwise, as may be necessary;
  • Coordinating the legislative process, insofar as concerns the MFSA, including liaising with the various Ministries or other bodies, attending Parliamentary sittings and committee meetings as may be required;
  • Attending meetings to discuss legal issues and drafting-related issues in order to formulate new regulations and other instruments;
  • Undertaking research to determine the impact of existing laws on proposed regulations and other instruments;
  • Providing feedback on proposed regulations and other instruments, and their potential impact on existing laws;
  • Drafting and/or reviewing Memoranda of Understanding;
  • Drafting and/or reviewing agreements binding the Authority;
  • Assisting in advisory duties related to the formulation and drafting of policies and procedures, including with respect to the supervisory and regulatory functions of the Authority;
  • Preparing regular reports on work in progress;
  • Performing such other tasks and duties and as may be required by the Function from time to time.


About You

You are in possession of a University of Malta Degree in Law (LL.D., Master of Advocacy or Master of Notarial Studies) or a comparable recognised legal qualification at National Qualification Framework Level 6 or better, duly certified by the Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre (MQRIC) and a minimum of three years’ work experience in a relevant or closely related role.

A diploma in legal drafting and, or post graduate degree in a discipline relevant to the financial services sector would be considered an asset. 

You are fluent in, and have a strong command of, the English and Maltese languages, both written and spoken, to the effect of having excellent communicative and argumentative skills, which enable you to work effectively within a team and with members from other departments and external stakeholders with the required tact and discretion.

You also have critical thinking skills, an analytical eye and are well versed in legal drafting.

Additional Information

The MFSA is an Equal Opportunities Employer as certified by the NCPE (National Commission for the Protection of Equality) and is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will take care to avoid any form of discrimination in its recruitment procedures. The MFSA reserves the right to withdraw this call at any time and not to select any of the Candidates.

It is the responsibility of applicants in possession of qualifications awarded by Universities and other similar institutions outside Malta to produce a recognition statement on comparability of qualifications issued by the Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre (MQRIC). Applicants should do so preferably at application stage or otherwise at the preliminary interview should an applicant be selected for such interview. Details can be obtained by accessing the National Commission for Further and Higher Education website on www.ncfhe.gov.mt under MQRIC heading.

The MFSA shall ensure that any processing of personal data is in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation), the Data Protection Act (Chapter 586 of the Laws of Malta) and any other relevant European Union and national law. For further details, you may refer to the Data Protection Policy on the MFSA webpage www.mfsa.mt.

Candidates are to note that the submission of any false statement/s or omission, even if unintended, may lead to the cancellation of their application and may render the candidate's appointment liable to termination.

Furthermore, please note that candidates may be asked to submit any documentation in support of the information provided, including but not limited to, proof of qualifications and Police Conduct Certificates.

Jobsplus permit no: 585/2024

Full Time
Job Type
Intermediate (1-3 years)
Experience Level
Corporate services
Financial Services

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